Surrounded by friends and family Sunday afternoon inside the Greenport Fire Department, Bob Jester fought back tears after being surprised with a red handicap-accessible minivan that had been purchased for him through donations collected throughout the community. READ
An effort more than three years in the making to bring a memorial to Calverton in honor of Grumman test pilots Ralph “Dixie” Donnell and Charles “Buck” Wangeman is still underway and donations are being sought to help complete the process. READ
The Boy Scouts of America’s board of directors voted unanimously last month to allow girls to join the Cub Scouts and to offer a program that will let older girls achieve the highest rank of Eagle Scout.