Gingerbread houses are a holiday staple, so December is naturally the busiest time of the year for Gingerbread University in Baiting Hollow, a barn turned candy store where families can decorate an edible structure in a colorful, festive setting.(more…)
Riverhead Free Library employees dropped off 78 bags of children’s books at the Riverhead Head Start last week.
The books, which will be shared by all five of Head Start’s classes, were donated by Friends of the Riverhead Free Library with the goal of promoting early literacy. It’s the second time the group has made such a donation.
In 2010, Marisa Striano left her life in Port Washington behind to move to the North Fork and start a new journey.
Shortly before, Ms. Striano, whose busy career included jobs with the Manhattan fashion label Escada and the construction company Unity Electric, realized she’d lost touch with herself. Her then-husband encouraged her to discover her passion — and it didn’t take long for her to find it with horses.
Kaylyn Ahrenstein stands in the center of the football stadium at Stony Brook University, baton in hand, waiting for the marching band to begin playing. Wearing a short red uniform on a mid-November afternoon, the featured twirler raises her baton and smiles at the crowd.
Faced with recent roadblocks in raising money for restoration of the decommissioned FDNY fireboat docked in Greenport, Charlie Ritchie has launched a new fundraising campaign with the help of a familiar philanthropist. READ