To celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary, Peter and Lisa Margaritis planned a trip to Aruba in November. The couple, who met at NYU Winthrop Hospital while working with the Mineola Volunteer Ambulance Corps, dreamed of retiring to the North Fork in three years, after their son, Andrew, graduated from Chaminade High School. (more…)
A lot was going on Wednesday, especially at Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School. Not only was it Ash Wednesday for Christians, but it was also Valentine’s Day and, oh yes, a long-awaited return to the playoffs for the school’s boys basketball team.
Kevin O’Halloran, in his second season as Mercy’s coach, was told it was Mercy’s first playoff game since 2008. All the more reason why the Monarchs would want to make it a memorable experience, which they did. READ
As debates and angry protests go on about whether monuments to leaders of the Confederate government during the Civil War are appropriate for public spaces, here is a reminder that men from the North Fork enlisted in large numbers to fight to keep the country intact.