11/17/17 6:00am
11/17/2017 6:00 AM

It was the place to go on Friday nights and Sunday afternoons to skate and meet up with friends. It was a spot for firemen’s dances, birthdays, weddings, concerts and New Year’s Eve parties.

The Greenport American Legion has been out of commission for more than a decade, but efforts to restore the building and re-establish its role as community hub are ongoing.

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09/28/14 10:00am
09/28/2014 10:00 AM
John Costello waves the flag, signaling the start of the launch.

John Costello waves the flag, signaling the start of the launch.

The last time brothers John and George Costello launched a barge they built together, the year was 1991. And they made a party out of it.

Hundreds gathered at Hanff’s Boat Yard on Sterling Street to watch as the barge Preston was set into action for the first time. (more…)