One of the clumsier phrases employed by sociologists and nonprofits these days is “food insecure.” The language police — and we count ourselves as on-duty officers — will sneer at the transfiguration of the age-old and still serviceable “hungry.”
But “food insecure” actually describes the Long Island households that are in emergency food programs more accurately than hungry. READ
The community is coming together to ensure all North Fork families have a hot meal this Thanksgiving.
For a second year, Community Action Southold Town is collaborating with Suffolk Community College Culinary Arts Program and Clinton Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church in Greenport to serve up meals for those in need. READ
Thanksgiving always puts me in a reflective mood. Although I’ve lived in Los Angeles for the past two decades, my fondest childhood memories took place on the North Fork of Long Island. This year will be a dream come true: a Southold Thanksgiving with family and friends. READ
Thousands of people struggle to make ends meet during the holidays. But this season, North Fork residents can rest assured they’ll have a homemade Thanksgiving dinner regardless of their financial situation. READ
I’ve always looked forward to Thanksgiving weekend. In high school, it signaled the start of basketball season. In my early 20s, I’d get together with friends every Black Friday to attend a concert in the city. As a reporter, I’ve covered the Long Island Championships in football nearly every year, which is the pinnacle of high school sports in Suffolk County.