08/12/16 4:34pm
08/12/2016 4:34 PM

Here’s a final reminder for all GHS athletes: Physicals will be given in the nurse’s office next Friday, Aug. 19, from 8 to 10 a.m. on a first come, first served basis. Computerized concussion testing will take place Aug. 15, 16 and 22 between 8 and 11 a.m. in the third-floor computer lab. READ

08/13/15 4:00pm
08/13/2015 4:00 PM

The East End Seaport Museum’s lecture series continues today, Aug. 13, when U.S. Coast Guard Flotilla Commander Ted Webb will take us “Inside the Coffee Pot,” also known as the Orient Point Lighthouse — one of the most photographed and importantly situated lighthouses in the area. READ

07/25/15 5:55am
07/25/2015 5:55 AM

I’ve often marveled at how our community comes together in the best and worst of times. This week our town sends out thoughts and prayers to the families of the four young women who lost their lives in the horrific accident in Cutchogue. Our thoughts also go out to the police and fire department members who answered the call. Assisting with such a tragedy is difficult and often has lasting effects on those who help at the scene. May God bless everyone involved. (more…)

07/19/15 5:55am
07/19/2015 5:55 AM

What wonderful weekend weather we’ve had. I spent a few hours out on the beautiful local waters and I have to say I’m confused. When I was a kid, you waved at every boat you passed, be it motor or sail. I still practice this and when my children were little they joined in. But these days, we get more stares than waves. I realize our pontoon boat is fairly uncommon here — kind of a floating patio — but why not wave back? When did this age-old practice become so uncommon? (more…)