“We will not!” Valerie Shelby shouted as she marched down Front Street with a paper sign in her hand that read “Our Kids, Our Planet.”
“Be divided!” a group of over 30 people behind her answered, their voices echoing up the street.
Despite chilly temperatures, the North Fork Unity Action Committee led a “unity rally” Sunday afternoon to raise awareness of certain health care, immigration and climate issues. READ
A Greenport man who had been acquitted of manslaughter in a fatal overdose case was sentenced to 2 to 4 years in prison Tuesday for his conviction on a lesser charge. (more…)
The attorney for Lashawn Lawrence, the Greenport man accused of leading a drug ring that laced heroin with fentanyl, said Wednesday that there is “no direct line” of evidence to prove his client sold the drugs that caused the fatal overdose of 50-year-old Lawrence Yaccarino of Riverhead on Sept. 19, 2018. (more…)
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The Greenport Village Board decided last Thursday that it would give the owners of Claudio’s Waterfront until Monday to submit essential documentation showing it is in compliance with specific code regulations, or face potential closure. (more…)
A 50-year-old Shoreham man died Sunday night after a motorcycle crash in Greenport, according to Southold Town police. READ
Greenport’s Village Cinema will reopen this month for a series of holiday films selected by Manhattan Film Institute, marking the first time in more than two decades the theater has been open in the winter. READ
Born in Greenport in 1945, Joe Townsend has compiled many stories about the North Fork during a life that has seen him become the village’s youngest mayor, a town councilman and a community leader in the areas of conservation and historic preservation.
Our digital content director, Grant Parpan, sat down with Mr. Townsend at his home in East Marion this September for an hour-long conversation about growing up here, how the community has changed over the decades and his battle in recent years with ALS.
Conversation is a twice monthly long-form interview with a wide range of individuals with connections to the North Fork. This week’s episode was sponsored by Peconic Bay Medical Center.
Rona Smith of Greenport will challenge Assemblyman Anthony Palumbo in November’s election. READ