Greenport High School christened its new-look gym in style Tuesday night. Not only is there a new floor on Coach Al Court, which will be dedicated to former Porters coach Al Edwards on Dec. 20, but there are also snazzy new purple bleachers with the letters “GHS” spelled out in gold.
Bob Jester grimaces with each movement. His hands clutch two parallel bars at waist height positioned at the end of a trainer’s table at Peconic Landing’s rehabilitation center in Greenport. Seated in front of him, therapist and exercise physiologist Betty Carlson positions a band around his waist and holds with each hand to help Mr. Jester steady himself as he slowly stands away from the edge of the table.
Riverhead Town officials are hoping to get grant money to fund two major projects.
One is the so-called scoot train, which would run between the Riverhead and Greenport train stations while establishing a series of “feeder” bus loops to take riders from the stations to other nearby attractions. READ
Bill Kitzerow plays the title role and Susan Cincotta plays his wife in the Neil Simon comedy ‘The Prisoner of Second Avenue,’ which wil be presented by Northeast Stage for three weekends, starting Friday, May 5, at Holy Trinity Church in Greenport. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)
Northeast Stage will present “The Prisoner of Second Avenue” for three weekends beginning Friday, May 5, at Holy Trinity Church in Greenport.
All the pieces are in place. This could be a special high school boys basketball team that Greenport has.
The Porters have big bodies in the form of Julian Swann and Sam Strickland. They have the considerable skills of freshman phenom Ahkee Anderson. They have plenty of talent from others, too. Tashan Lawrence, Jordan Fonseca and Darrius Strickland, just to name a few.
The Porters have something else: unselfishness. READ
Faced with recent roadblocks in raising money for restoration of the decommissioned FDNY fireboat docked in Greenport, Charlie Ritchie has launched a new fundraising campaign with the help of a familiar philanthropist. READ