Federal workers are feeling the brunt of the partial government shutdown that is stretching into its fifth week. Many workers have forgone paychecks and others are considering filing for unemployment.
To help lend support, local businesses and charitable organizations are pitching in to assist furloughed government workers during what is now the longest shutdown in American government history. READ
The Village of Greenport gained its first Little Free Pantry yesterday as it was “planted” near the gazebo close to Adams Street, thanks to a community effort led by Penelope Rudder. READ
Greenport’s first Little Free Pantry will be “planted” at the end of the month, thanks to resident Penelope Rudder.
Little Free Pantries are similar to the Little Free Libraries seen throughout Southold Town. Residents will be able to take nonperishable food items, toiletries, feminine products and other household goods from it and donate to it as well. READ