Since joining East End Arts more than 20 years ago, executive director Pat Snyder has been instrumental in introducing numerous programs to the organization: the Teeny Awards, JumpstART, Long Island Winterfest and the Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival to name a few. READ
When the end came, it hit the Greenporters hard.
The scene outside the Greenport locker room Friday was a somber one. READ
Southold’s Board of Trustees has submitted a grant application to cover half the cost of a two-year study to examine bacteria in a number of town creeks.
The Bacterial Source Tracking study is being pursued under Suffolk County’s Water Quality Preservation & Protection Program. READ
One topic has dominated the conversation this week in Greenport: the hometown Porters’ championship journey.
Purple and gold balloons line the streets in front of many businesses. Signs hang outside others urging the boys basketball team success. Patrons at the bar at Andy’s last Saturday kept jotting down the score of Greenport’s Southeast Region championship game as it flashed on the screen, thanks to a Facebook livestream, so they could quickly relay it to anyone who walked in. READ
News that the Diocese of Rockville Centre will close Bishop McGann-Mercy High School in Riverhead at the end of the current school year broke late in the day on Monday. News of an impending announcement was delivered to the homes of students at the high school via robocalls, with the announcement itself coming in a video statement, delivered by Bishop John Barres, posted on the diocese’s website. READ
The owner of more than 84 Soundfront acres on Oregon Road in Cutchogue is seeking to divide the property into six residential lots and two agricultural lots, according to an application before the Southold Town Planning Board.
Big Bing LLC & Little Bing LLC is applying for a conservation subdivision on the 84.7-acre tract, where two large farms currently sit side by side. READ
Dozens of students walked out of Greenport High School at 10 on Wednesday morning to honor the victims of the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. READ
It’s hard to say what the 2018 high school baseball season will bring, but one thing seems fairly certain: Mattituck will lead the league in Tyler Olsens.
The Tuckers have not one, but two players by those first and last names. As if the potential for confusion isn’t great enough, they’re both juniors and the two blondes look similar enough that they could be mistaken for relatives, which they are not. READ
Bishop McGann-Mercy High School senior Sarah Dern arrived home from school earlier than usual Monday, because after-school activities were canceled. There, the phone rang almost immediately with a message from the school to check for an important email. READ
About 200 PSEG-Long Island customers are without power as heavy, wet snow continues to fall during the nor’easter Tuesday afternoon. READ