04/23/17 6:00am
04/23/2017 6:00 AM

Contorting her long, slender frame through the brush at Clark’s Beach in Greenport, village resident Mindy Ryan was reminded of an old game she used to play.

“Remember Twister?” she asked the handful of volunteers within earshot.

Ms. Ryan was one of about a dozen local residents who twisted their way through thorn bushes and other hazards to clean up as much trash as they could in three hours Saturday morning.  READ

04/20/17 6:05am
04/20/2017 6:05 AM

Greenport has nearly two dozen restaurants to keep tourists coming back summer after summer and a handful that keep locals fed year round. But only one, Salamander’s on Front, is known specifically for its famous fried chicken.

2017 marks 25 years of business in the harborfront village for Salamander’s owner Claudia Helinski. She has operated three different businesses under the Salamander’s name since 1992, with the current incarnation located at 38 Front St.


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04/17/17 2:43pm
04/17/2017 2:43 PM

The bus ride from the South Bronx to Mattituck was two hours long, but it might as well have been a world away.

It would be hard to find two more disparate places than the concrete jungle that is the Bronx and the rural open spaces of Mattituck. Pat Claire might understand that better than most people, given his connections to both locations.

04/15/17 1:03pm
04/15/2017 1:03 PM

Tiny Easter egg hunters stormed Mitchell Park on Saturday morning for the second annual Greenport Village Easter Egg Roll.

The tots loaded their baskets with plastic eggs filled with tiny trinkets, clearing the park just moments after the hunt began.

Children ages two to five hunted at 10:30 a.m., and children ages six to 10 descended on the park at noon. READ

04/06/17 6:00am
04/06/2017 6:00 AM

Three years ago, Bob Zimardo had a pair of 20-mile cycling routines.

Some days he’d leave his second home in Greenport and head east to Orient, taking in the sights along the way.

The fitness enthusiast’s other scenic route ran along Soundview Avenue in Southold, where he’d turn onto Hortons Lane to head back toward his home on Sixth Street.