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
One of the best things about summer is the chance to turn the pages of some of the books you’ve been dying to read. Mattituck-Laurel Library’s Bev Wowak understands that, so the book discussion on Thursday, Aug. 25, will combine a book with dinner and a movie. READ
The Greenport all-class reunion was a success again this year. It’s so nice to see such a wonderful gathering of Greenporters who take such pride in being a Porter. READ
True freedom is the ability to shape reality rather than react to and survive it. Yaacov Cohen asks, “How can we all educate our children to true freedom?” He answers: “Teach them not to look at reality as defining their acts but to look at their acts as defining reality.” Thank God we live in a community that does and teaches just that.
Oh, what a beautiful day! So very happy to see the sun. Yes, I know — “April showers bring May flowers.” You know what several days of April showers also bring? A sad face! The flowers are blooming and the trees are ready to explode. It’s exhilarating!
The Cutchogue Village Green comes alive with holiday spirit! Christmas celebrations begin Saturday, Dec. 5, with the tree-lighting ceremony and “Carols with Carol” from 4:30 to 6 p.m.
Congratulations to Monica Sledjeski and her groom, Gaetan Damberg-0tt, who were married Aug. 22 in the Dumbarton House in Washington, D.C., joined by many who brought much love from the North Fork.
The end of summer is bittersweet. The tourists are still here on weekends but the weekdays once again belong to the locals. School buses traveling the streets remind us that a new year has begun.
Many started last week by waking to fierce wind, hail and lighting relentlessly striking every 15 seconds. This week offers us the chance to see another natural phenomenon — a meteor shower. (more…)
I hope this finds you enjoying the back end of summer. We’ve been having such wonderful weather for the most part. What have you been up to? READ