Community News and Events
At MLK celebration in Mattituck, Greenport pastor issues call to embrace — and act upon — King’s moral visionThe Southold Anti-Bias Task Force’s annual celebration of the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, held last night in Mattituck, featured music, remarks by local political and religious leaders and a rousing keynote speech by the Rev. Natalie Wimberly.
- Need some new sports equipment? Got some your child has stopped using? The Southold Town Youth Bureau is looking for you!
- Boom! Burger in Mattituck Plaza offers a great selection of burgers and friendly owners who make you feel welcome.
- Greenport elementary students present the musical ‘Annie Jr.’
- The Southold Anti-Bias Task Force will hold a celebration of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Church of the Redeemer in Mattituck on January 15.
- The North Fork Community Theatre’s annual variety show featured over two dozen acts, including singing, dancing and even a little magic.
- A snowstorm like yesterday’s creates beautiful scenic vistas on the North Fork — as well as work to be done and plenty of opportunities for fun.
- Mattituck High School students compete at regional DECA competition in Selden.
- Peconic Bay Medical Center welcomed its first baby of the New Year, a little girl born Jan. 2 at 11:53 p.m.
- Eastern Long Island Hospital Auxiliary receives the North Fork Chamber of Commerce ‘Community Service of the Year’ award.
- For many, the new year doesn’t officially begin until they’ve filled up on pancakes at Southold Fire Department’s annual breakfast.
- Lifelong Greenporter Bob White died Dec. 28 at home. He was 90 years old.
- New Year’s Eve is fast approaching and if you haven’t already done so, it’s not too late to make plans to ring in 2017. We’ve put together a sampling of North Fork restaurants that are serving dinner — and more— on New Year’s Eve
- Here’s a great way to recycle used clothing and household items. And it doesn’t cost you a penny.
For the love of ‘Harry’: Cutchogue woman finds companionship and inspiration in a rescued lop-eared bunnyCathie Dunn didn’t expect to find a lop-eared bunny outside the door of the diner where she’s worked as a server for many years. The chance encounter also found her a new roommate and the inspiration for a children’s book.
Community menorah lightings set to mark beginning of Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, today at sundownThe North Fork community marks the beginning of the eight-day festival of Hanukkah tonight with a ceremonial menorah lighting in Riverhead and tomorrow night in Greenport.