Late-night taxi driver turned assistant professor turned NYC police officer Stephen Capozzoli kicked off his retro video and photography exhibit at East End Arts Gallery in Riverhead last Friday — this time, as the self-proclaimed “audio-video” guy. READ
The 2019 East End Maritime Festival grand marshals have been announced and longtime North Fork residents Rich Vandenburgh and John Liegey of Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. will be at the helm. READ
One of Heather Walker’s most cherished memories from her childhood in Greenport took place in the woods on Frank Field’s property. After trick-or-treating on Halloween, she would head there with other friends to take a ride on Mr. Field’s Peconic County Miniature Railroad. Ms. Walker and the others along for the ride would see jack-o’-lanterns, ghosts hanging in the trees, and other Halloween décor peppered throughout the woods. READ
Early on the morning of Oct. 8, 1961, a Sunday, a fire erupted at the Eastern Suffolk Cooperative farm labor camp at the north end of Cox Lane in Cutchogue. Four residents of the camp died in the blaze. Three of the men were said at the time to have died in their room in one of the many squalid barracks at the migrant labor camp; the fourth died later in the day at Eastern Long Island Hospital. (more…)
Polling has already begun on proposed budgets at some local libraries, with others scheduled for later this month and two scheduled for mid-2020.
Mattituck-Laurel Library held its budget vote and trustee election Tuesday. The budget passed by a vote of 95-13 and Kathleen O’Rourke and Derek McLean were elected as library trustees. READ
Jim Best of Greenport served in New York’s Air National Guard in 1983 and ’84, then served on active duty in the Air Force until 1987.
About 22 years ago, he tried to join the American Legion. But rather than become a member, he had to settle for volunteering. READ
As the late summer sun beat down on Bernie Purcell on Main Road in Greenport, he had one thing on his mind: his fallen brother Keith. READ
Hurricane Dorian missed Greenport, but another powerful force didn’t. It hit the small North Fork village hard, packing one heck of a punch.
Southampton/Bridgehampton/Pierson delivered a wallop on Greenport/Southold/Mattituck in the season-opening game for both Suffolk County Division IV football teams Friday night.
Everything that could go right went right for Southampton. Everything that could go wrong went wrong for Greenport. READ
Update (Friday, 5:30 p.m.): Funeral arrangements have been set for Amber Stulsky. READ
“You got this.”
“We love you.”
These words have been written countless times to Nick Coutts and Keri Stromski — two strangers facing separate battles in life.
They do share some commonalities: an unwavering positive outlook and small army of supporters cheering them on. READ