09/07/18 6:00am
09/07/2018 6:00 AM

Following the end of the polka Friday evening — a longstanding Greenport Band tradition where concertgoers in Mitchell Park drop donations in a beer barrel during the song — director Colin Van Tuyl was about to speak into the microphone to introduce the second half of the evening when he got cut off.

Fellow band member Ann Van Cleef grabbed the microphone and began to speak about Mr. Van Tuyl. READ

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11/02/16 6:26pm
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The carousel at Greenport Village’s Mitchell Park has come a long way.

Built around 1920 in North Tonawanda, N.Y., the carousel was purchased by Grumman in Calverton, who used it for company picnics and community events. In 1995, the plant was closed, and Greenport — with the help of then-Mayor David Kapell — won a donation contest for the carousel. (more…)