07/05/15 1:14pm
07/05/2015 1:14 PM
The scene on Front Street Sunday. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

The scene on Front Street Sunday. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

The 2015 Greenport Tall Ships Challenge continued on Sunday with a street fair and more tours of the high-masted vessels.

Northforker.com was there to take photographs and interview some of the thousands who visited the village for the festival Sunday.

Click here to see what they had to say.

07/04/15 3:30pm
Now that's some patriotic pride. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Now that’s some patriotic pride. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Southold held its annual Fourth of July parade Saturday afternoon and residents decked out in red, white, and blue lined Main Street from Boisseau Avenue all the way to Tucker’s Lane.

Among the marchers were local dignitaries, scout troops, first responders, and a dozen horses and donkeys. (more…)

07/04/15 2:28pm
Mayor Hubbard proclaims the start of the Tall Ships festival. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Mayor George Hubbard proclaims the start of the Tall Ships festival. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

A small ceremony to officially kick off Greenport’s Tall Ships festival was held in Mitchell Park Saturday morning.

Master of Ceremonies Captain Dave Berson welcomed all five captains to the Village, telling them “Greenport Village has always been a harbor of refuge and a shelter for ships. Greenport has always welcomed sailors since it was settled and it welcomes you now.”

He also pointed out that Greenport is the smallest community hosting the Tall Ships this year. (more…)

05/13/15 10:00am
05/13/2015 10:00 AM

Oysterponds Elementary School students in a scene from ‘Aladdin’ at Greenport School. The title role was played by Franklin Mastrangelo (second from right, seated).

Oysterponds Elementary School students, in conjunction with Missoula Children’s Theatre, presented a performance of “Aladdin” at Greenport School Saturday night. The Missoula Children’s Theatre International Tour aims to develop life skills in children through participation in the performing arts. (more…)

01/19/15 10:01am
01/19/2015 10:01 AM
Reverend Dr. Hildreth McGhee playing the piano at the Orient Congregation Church on Sunday. Rev. McGhee was the keynote speaker at Southold Town Anti-Bias Task Force's Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)

Reverend H.G. McGhee playing the piano at the Orient Congregational Church on Sunday. Rev. McGhee was the keynote speaker at Southold Town Anti-Bias Task Force’s Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)

Be thankful for progress.

That was the message at Sunday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration in Orient,  where community members gathered at the congregational church to remember the slain civil rights leader.

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