Public service runs deep in Brian Mealy’s blood.
The born-and-bred Mattituck resident serves on the Mattituck-Cutchogue Board of Education, the Eastern Suffolk BOCES board and Peconic Green Growth, mentors young people and tutors ESL through Literacy Suffolk.
That’s all on top of working as a clerk at Floyd Memorial Library and Peconic Landing in Greenport. READ
Mattituck Primary Care on Main Road held its grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony last week, even though it actually opened in March.
The practice wanted to wait for Dr. Kerry Murphy to return from Iraq, where she’d been deployed with the 106th Rescue Wing out of Westhampton Beach just as the practice officially opened. READ
On stages across the country, Aquebogue native Danielle Allen will soon go by a different name — Shprintze — as she joins the cast of the national tour of “Fiddler on the Roof.”
Just a week after graduating from Wagner College as a theater performance major, said Ms. Allen, 22, she discovered she’d gotten the part in a new revival. READ
The 29th annual East End Maritime Festival drew big crowds to Greenport this past weekend. The three-day event began with the Land and Sea Gala Friday night. READ
The Southampton Town Fire Chiefs Council held its annual Firefighter and EMT of the Year awards dinner at Dockers Restaurant in East Quogue Sept. 15. READ
Four Mattituck High School freshman celebrated a milestone in their Girl Scout journey Wednesday, when they cut the ribbon on the newly improved dog agility course at the Southold Town Animal Shelter. READ
The newly-formed Southold Lions Club held its charter celebration in Riverhead Saturday.
Founding members were sworn in along with officers Judith Perez, Karyn Cooper, William Kerensky, Jose Perez, Breana Cochran, Neil Rochford and Ginny Morlock at the dinner celebration, held at the Birchwood of Polish Town. READ
For Greenport native Chris Hamilton, the 29th Annual East End Maritime Festival signals the celebration of his heritage, and will also give him a platform for speaking about environmental issues that are close to his heart.
He will serve as the 2018 Grand Marshal and will lead the parade Saturday through Greenport Village.
“I’m happy to be able to represent my community. I’ve lived here pretty much my whole life,” Mr. Hamilton said. “To be able to represent Greenport, it’s an honor to do that.” READ
For two decades, landscapes found on the East End have inspired plein air impressionist painter Max Moran.
Mr. Moran, a North Forker by way of Ohio and Martha’s Vineyard, found solace in the open fields and atmosphere he found when he moved to Baiting Hollow in 1996. “The North Fork had a New England feel about it. It was an agrarian culture. There was so much to mine,” he said during a recent interview at his Jamesport studio. READ
Kerriann Otaño and her fiancé, Dane Suarez, spent two years planning every detail of their perfect wedding. Ms. Otaño would walk down a long walkway from the house they rented for their bridal party onto North Topsail Beach on the North Carolina coast. (more…)