Following the end of the polka Friday evening — a longstanding Greenport Band tradition where concertgoers in Mitchell Park drop donations in a beer barrel during the song — director Colin Van Tuyl was about to speak into the microphone to introduce the second half of the evening when he got cut off.
Fellow band member Ann Van Cleef grabbed the microphone and began to speak about Mr. Van Tuyl. READ
Greenport’s Fireboat Fire Fighter Museum will turn 80 years old next month.
The boat, which put out fires for the New York City Fire Department from 1938 to 2010 and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1989, arrived in Greenport in 2012 after being retired by the FDNY in 2010. READ
The Village of Greenport got into the Christmas spirit Saturday with the fire department’s parade of lights followed by a tree lighting in Mitchell Park. (more…)
As the sun began to set in Greenport Monday evening, families and friends of all ages gathered in Mitchell Park with blankets, beach chairs and pizza, ready to begin what’s become a favorite tradition for the summer. READ
The Mitchell Park carousel in Greenport recently gained some new flair with 14 rounding boards replicating scenes of the village’s history. READ
The carousel at Greenport Village’s Mitchell Park has come a long way.
Built around 1920 in North Tonawanda, N.Y., the carousel was purchased by Grumman in Calverton, who used it for company picnics and community events. In 1995, the plant was closed, and Greenport — with the help of then-Mayor David Kapell — won a donation contest for the carousel. (more…)
Mitchell Park in Greenport was vandalized twice in the past few weeks, according to police reports.
Music fans filled Greenport’s Mitchell Park Saturday afternoon to enjoy the village’s first ever A Cappella Festival.
You’ve likely seen the “Pitch Perfect” movies starring Anna Kendrick. But have you ever seen a live a cappella group in action?
If not, this weekend is your chance.
A proposal to pay three judges $150 apiece to judge a painting contest for the 14 rounding boards on the Mitchell Park carousel failed to get majority support from the Greenport Village Trustees Thursday. READ