To say Chris North maintains a busy schedule would be an understatement.
The 22-year-old Greenport resident is a member of Southold’s Anti-Bias Task Force and recently joined the town’s Democratic committee. He also attends Suffolk County Community College, where he was elected in June to serve as student trustee, a position held by just one person in the county each year.
I read with thrill the drill of Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps published in The Suffolk Times on Dec. 17 and the impressive pictures of cadets as well as the editorial headlined “A salute to our NJROTC” highlighting all the praiseworthy accomplishments. READ
When 16-year-old Joseph Saporita saw flames begin to spark in the runaway bus he and 16 family members were traveling in, he noticed how scared his younger cousins were.
As the bus attempted to stop along the Long Island Expressway, the Southold High School junior, a member of the Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps program, knew he had to be brave and stay focused. READ
The Southold-Mattituck-Greenport Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps put together a “dominating victory” at SUNY Maritime’s 15th annual JROTC All Service Invitational Saturday, scooping up first place overall out of the eight schools competiting. READ
Cadet Commander Jamie Grigonis receiving a Congressional Nomination to the Merchant Marine Academy from Congressman Tim Bishop. She has also earned a full four-year Army ROTC scholarship to Fordham University. (Credit: Joyce Grigonis, courtesy)
Two students from the Southold-Mattituck-Greenport Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps, known as NJROTC, have been selected as this year’s top cadets by the New York State Department of the American Legion. (more…)