Four competitive cheerleading teams who train at North Fork Cheer in Cutchogue ended their season earlier this month by competing at the Cheer Power Battle of the States competition in Hersey, Penn. READ
The Long Island Rail Road is increasing the number of trains to and from Greenport on weekends this summer. New LIRR timetables took effect Monday, May 21, and local transportation watchdogs are giving the agency good grades. READ
Friends, family and coworkers of fallen members of the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office gathered Friday morning to pay tribute to the 71 corrections officers and deputy sheriffs who died in service. READ
A car had just burst into flames as Southold Town Police officer John Hinton raced on foot to the guardrail on the East Marion causeway late Monday night. The flames and smoke shielded his view inside the vehicle, which had just flipped over a couple times before jumping the guardrail and stopping before rocks that jut out of Orient Harbor. READ
The New Suffolk Common School may be able to educate students in the red schoolhouse next year after all.
Bishop John Barres of the Rockville Centre Diocese is making an unannounced visit to Bishop McGann-Mercy High School Friday morning, the school’s administration office confirmed.
It’s all or nothing.
That’s the way the Greenport High School boys basketball team looks at its venture into the final four of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Championships. For the Porters, the only happy ending would be them lifting a state championship plaque. READ
The Greenport Village Board last Thursday officially set March 22 as the date for a public hearing on reducing the village-wide speed limit from 30 mph to 25 mph. The hearing will be held at the Third Street firehouse at 7 p.m. READ
If you’re a senior, you may well be seeing more doctors now in a single year than you did during all the previous years of your life combined.
Many seniors develop more health issues and take more medication as age increases and area doctors see that not just as an inevitability of the body breaking down, but as the result of no longer maintaining an active lifestyle. READ