Concepcion Choy of Riverhead is an immigrant from Guatemala who has lived in the United States for 12 years. (Credit: Kelly Zegers)
A social media post early Thursday morning from Aldo’s Coffee in Greenport read: “We are open on Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, and every other national holiday. Today, we are closed.”
This message was accompanied by a photo of a sign that read “In support of our people and #ADayWithoutImmigrants.”
A quick-moving storm that swept across the North Fork this afternoon flooded portions of Greenport, forcing businesses to briefly shut down. READ
Aldo Maioranna makes a cup of his famous coffee at his Greenport shop Wednesday. (Photo by Rachel Young)
Aldo Maiorana has been a mainstay in Greenport since opening his Front Street shop, where he has served his coffee, hot chocolate, scones and biscotti since 1993.