08/28/17 4:40pm
08/28/2017 4:40 PM

Hi, I’m Alison O’Malley, owner of Eagle’s Neck Paddling Company in Orient Beach State Park.

This is our 15th season here and we’ve been in business for 28 years. It’s kind of just been a labor of love. It was a business that my father had run since I was little, so when he passed away and I took over it’s kind of connecting me to him.

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08/25/17 5:54am
08/25/2017 5:54 AM

The fifth annual New York Festival of Song is coming to the North Fork this Sunday, Aug. 27.

The concert is billed as “Red, Whites & Blues: An Afternoon of French and American Song.” Performers include Steven Blier, piano; Mikaela Bennett, soprano; Sam Grosby, tenor; and Robert Mellon, baritone. A complimentary reception with the artists will follow the performance.

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08/10/17 12:00pm
08/10/2017 12:00 PM

The Oysterponds Historical Society and the Orient Association have been left in the lurch after the owners of Orient United Methodist Church decided to go with another buyer.

The landmarked 1836 building will be sold to John Wesley Village LLC, based in Riverhead.

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06/29/17 6:00am
06/29/2017 6:00 AM

Nelly Davoren saw the first plane hit the north tower at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001 — and Billy Halsey heard it.

“I heard the crash and the noise and debris falling down on the trucks,” Mr. Halsey said.

That morning, both were working the farmers market at the business hub for Terry Farm of Orient, which had participated in the market for about 10 years. Papers that appeared to be from an insurance company began falling to the ground, causing Mr. Halsey to wonder whether there was a ticker tape parade he hadn’t heard about. Then, falling sparks, burning debris and pieces of metal fell all around them.

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