Even the best-laid plans can run into unexpected hiccups.
Chris Court of Manorville arrived Monday morning at Neptune Feed & Saddlery in Calverton with two neighbors who had helped with a fund-raiser for a nearby horse rescue. The plan, meticulously organized by Ms. Court, was to surprise the owners of North Shore Horse Rescue with 1,500 pounds of donated horse feed. READ
A fundraiser Sunday in memory of Det. Brian Simonsen of Calverton raised more than $25,000 for scholarships. The fundraiser, hosted by the memorial foundation started in his honor, drew close to 700 people to East Wind Long Island in Wading River, according to Mike Lojko, one of the organizers.