Culinary students Stacey Green (left) and Chadrick Brittan carving up turkeys at last year’s event. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
Suffolk County Community College’s Culinary Arts Institute wants to make it a bit easier for community members to enjoy their Thanksgiving — especially those who don’t foresee cooking as an option.
Forty students and chefs from the college’s Culinary Arts program are offering up their skills next week to provide meals for long-term patients and homebound seniors across the East End.
It’s said that you can’t judge books by their covers, and you certainly can’t judge them by the four-color, over-the-top advertisements in various Sunday papers. Also, I’ve stopped paying attention to reviews by literary critics who could probably find levels of pseudo-psychology and Freudian innuendo in “See Dick Run and Jump.” So what’s left? (more…)
Betsy Van Bourgondien and Peter Barraud.
Robert and Patricia Van Bourgondien of Southold have announced the engagement of their daughter Betsy to Peter Barraud, son of Alan and Diane Barraud of Baiting Hollow. (more…)
• A few years ago, Riverhead resident Thomas Pfalzer, aka Freddy Topaz, found himself wondering about the use of the word Xmas in place of Christmas. He decided to write a song about it. The result was “Merry Crossmas” and an accompanying music video shot in Riverhead and Mattituck. (more…)
Performances of ‘Godspell’ are scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the Jamesport Meeting House. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
“Godspell” is a musical retelling of the Gospel According to Matthew, in which Jesus shares parables with his followers. It seems fitting, then, that this year’s annual production by Riverhead Faculty and Community Theatre — temporarily homeless due to renovations at the high school — would land in the historic Jamesport Meeting House, which has its own history of religious services and has had numerous “resurrections” of its own over the last 275 years. (more…)
Happy Thanksgiving! I know I’m a week early but since I don’t have a column next week I wanted to send well wishes to you and your family. I can’t wait to host this year! My daughter will be home from college, my family will be here and all will be right in my world for that one day. I hope you get to spend the day with those you love. (more…)
Joan Davis of Riverhead turned 75 on Nov. 15. She celebrated Nov. 8 at a party held in her honor at Riverhead Polish Hall. The event included DJ music, dancing and several party games. Partygoers included her two sisters, five brothers, her uncle, grandchildren, one great-grandchild and a host of other family members and friends. Joan said she had an absolutely wonderful time. She especially enjoyed watching Rose and Joe Czulada dance the polka! (more…)
(Credit: Suffolk County Historical Society)
Most people are familiar with the story of Helen Keller, the blind and deaf girl who learned how to communicate with the help of her beloved teacher, Anne Sullivan. Fewer know that as an adult Ms. Keller traveled around the country delivering inspirational lectures. (more…)