11/29/17 6:04am
11/29/2017 6:04 AM

If there were only one word to describe what best friends Lauren Zilnicki and Rebecca Hardman are all about, it would be fun.

The women, both 28 and graduates of Riverhead High School, share their love of cooking, design and hanging out together through their web series “Two Forks and Flowers.”

“The two of us enjoy going out, but we also enjoy staying in,” said Rebecca, who lives in Baiting Hollow with her husband, Dale, in explaining the inspiration for the show. (more…)

11/19/16 8:45am
11/19/2016 8:45 AM


Mattituck will see signs of the holidays in the coming weeks with the return of festive events organized each year by the Mattituck Chamber of Commerce.

Decorated Christmas trees will once again pop up throughout Mattituck the weekend following Thanksgiving. This year 95 businesses requested a tree, which will be supplied by Shamrock Christmas Tree Farm on Main Road, said chamber president Terry McShane.


12/21/14 7:00am
12/21/2014 7:00 AM

Christmas is next week, a holy and joyful day filled with memories of the past and dreams for the future. An early memory for me is midnight Mass in the convent on the corner of University Avenue and the Washington Bridge — long gone, replaced by public housing. It was a magical service, highlighted by the cloistered nuns, hidden from sight, chanting and singing in their high-pitched voices. I’m not going to dwell on religion, though, mine or yours. Joy is the theme, and the laughter that joy can bring.