09/18/14 6:00am
09/18/2014 6:00 AM
Sean Kelly, 3, of East Moriches mimics riders in the tractor pull competition.

Sean Kelly, 3, of East Moriches mimics riders in the tractor pull competition.

The weather is changing and it’s beginning to look a lot like fall on the North Fork!

Hallockville Museum Farm’s Fall Festival was a huge success; lots of people, crafts and fall fun. There is always something interesting happening at Hallockville. (more…)

09/17/14 12:00pm
09/17/2014 12:00 PM
Flanders artist Andrea Cote at last year's “Eyes on Main Street” event. (Credit: Tim Gannon)

Flanders artist Andrea Cote at last year’s “Eyes on Main Street” event in Riverhead. (Credit: Tim Gannon)

Flanders artist Andrea Cote, who met with the Greenport Village Board to discuss her latest project Monday night, said she plans to install a temporary interactive art piece in Mitchell Park that highlights the village’s history.  (more…)

09/14/14 8:00am
Arthur Swan in his living room in Greenport. At age 89, he'll be leaving his longtime home next week, for a new adventure. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Arthur Swan in his living room in Greenport. At age 89, he’ll be leaving his longtime home next week for a new adventure. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

One could use the most glowing adjectives to describe Arthur Swan’s personality and none of them would seem effusive.

That’s because they’re well deserved: The 89-year-old tenor and voice coach from Greenport is among the world’s rare examples of people who are as smart as they are charming.  (more…)

09/14/14 6:00am
Wells Homestead Farmstand in Aquebogue. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)

Wells Homestead Farmstand in Aquebogue. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)

Well, here we are again. It’s September, back-to-school time on our North Fork. Teachers in many classrooms will ask youngsters to write a few paragraphs describing their summer vacations. And those youngsters will groan and then settle down, attempting to use big, important-sounding words, trying to impress their teacher.  (more…)

09/13/14 2:00pm
09/13/2014 2:00 PM
Moose members (Credit: Paul Squire)

Moose members (from left) Gloria and George Yaede and Peter Faith, along with Home Depot supervisor Terri Hodgson, load boxes of caps Wednesday morning. (Credit: Paul Squire)

The 11 cardboard boxes were filled to the brim with plastic caps from toothpaste containers and plastic bottles and sodas.

“We’ve been collecting them for just over a year,” said a beaming Gloria Yaede, a member of the Women of the Moose in Riverhead.  (more…)