If you don’t want to be the only family on the block without your stoop or window sill decorated with the big orange gourd of fall, northforker.com has a list of places to pick your own pumpkins.
Six artists judged best in show during East End Arts’ 2013 exhibits will be featured in the annual Winners’ Show at the Riverhead gallery.
The artists are Central Islip poet Dolores Cinquemani, East Hampton poet Toby Haynes, Riverhead photographer Katherine Liepe-Levinson, East Quogue mixed media artist Jonathan Pearlman, New York photographer Nancy Scherl and painter Win Zibeon of Blauvelt, N.Y. (more…)
Dr. Erin McGintee of ENT and Allergy Associates in Aquebogue will give a talk, ‘The Scoop on Seasonal Allergies,’ at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library Tuesday, Oct. 7, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. She will discuss symptoms and management of allergies to common triggers like ragweed and grass pollen, as well as a meat allergy that can be caused by the bite of the Lone Star tick. For information and registration, call 734-6360.
• San Simeon by the Sound’s final Brown Bag Lunch Lecture of the season is set for Wednesday, Oct. 1, from 1-2 p.m. with guest speaker chef John Ross, who will discuss “The Evolution of the North Fork as a Culinary Region.” The cost, including lunch provided by Erik’s, is $25. For tickets, call San Simeon at 477-2110, ext. 252.
• Fall yoga classes with Rosemary are now forming at North Fork Women’s Resource Center, above Capital One Bank in Cutchogue. Gentle yoga meets Tuesdays and Fridays at 9 a.m.; EasyStretch men’s yoga, Thursdays at 9:15 a.m.; and easy chair yoga, Fridays at 10:45 a.m. Call 631-604-0107.
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A brewery is one of the uses Suffolk Theater owner Bob Castaldi says he’s considering for the Second Street firehouse, which he has offered to buy from Riverhead Town for $500,000.
But he says he doesn’t have a deal in place just yet; that’s just a use being considered.
“There’s a lot of things up in the air and nothing is concrete yet,” Mr. Castaldi told the News-Review. “I’ve got a lot of ideas and that is one of the things floating around.”
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…)
The curiously shaped “Witch’s Hat” in Aquebogue is getting a much-needed makeover thanks to donations from area businesses and volunteers.
Spearheaded by the Riverhead Landmarks Preservation Commission, along with the Save Main Road preservation advocacy group, the roadside structure — named an official town landmark in 1987 — will be restored back to its original specifications.
The stand was built in 1926 by Henry and Lena Flemming, and used to sell gas, candy, cigarettes, and eventually ice cream to motorists from the 1930’s to 1970. (more…)