11/03/14 1:00pm
11/03/2014 1:00 PM
Lois Ross, left, leads the choir at a 2011 practice session of North Fork Chorale.

Lois Ross, left, leads the choir at a 2011 practice session of North Fork Chorale.

Members of the North Fork Chorale gathered at director Lois Ross’ dinning room table Friday morning. The discussion ranged from recent vacations, family updates and the group’s upcoming December concert series.

It is not an uncommon occurrence for members.

“In between songs everyone is talking to each other,” said Chorale treasurer Gene Yourch.

“Friendships come out of our group,” added his wife Mary, the group’s secretary. “There isn’t a person here I wouldn’t move my chair to sit next to. Everyone is family.”

It’s a 78-year tradition and one the Yourchs and other members hope to continue for years to come despite dwindling financial resources.  (more…)

10/31/14 12:00pm
10/31/2014 12:00 PM
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‘The Boy Friend’ runs through Nov. 9 at North Fork Community Theatre. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Sandy Wilson’s “The Boy Friend” is the latest spirited musical production to be offered by North Fork Community Theatre in Mattituck. Set in France during the Roaring Twenties, this play may be light on plot but it is strong on engaging song-and-dance numbers and laughs.  (more…)

10/22/14 6:00am
10/22/2014 6:00 AM
The North Fork Community Theatre presents 'The Boy Friend' beginning Thursday in Mattituck. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

The North Fork Community Theatre presents ‘The Boy Friend’ beginning Thursday in Mattituck. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

“The Boy Friend,” Sandy Wilson’s musical comedy set in the 1920s French Riviera, will be presented Oct. 23 to Nov. 9 at North Fork Community Theatre in Mattituck.  (more…)