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
The first fundraiser for Greenport Rotary’s “Greenport Express” project drew about 300 people and raised more than $7,000 Tuesday night, according to Rotarian Joe Cherepowich.
Greenport Mayor George Hubbard Jr. has announced that a miniature railroad is planned to once again operate in the village.
During Thursday night’s Village Board work session, Mr. Hubbard said a fundraising effort could soon be in the works to build a new miniature railroad near Moore’s Lane and will consist of an eight-foot wide path through the woods.