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Katharine Schroeder

Katharine is a writer and photographer who has lived on the North Fork for nearly 40 years, except for three-plus years in Hong Kong a decade ago, working for the actor Jackie Chan. She lives in Cutchogue. Email Katharine

Photos: Cutchogue Stuff the Sleigh 5K to benefit CAST, FD programs

Over 200 runners and walkers, some wearing festive outfits, took to the streets of Cutchogue for the annual 5K and fun run.

Come along on a tour of lovely B&Bs all decked out for the holidays

The fifth annual Cutchogue Holiday House Tour featured beautifully decorated houses and treats from local food and drink establishments.

Photos: Santa swoops into Cutchogue by helicopter to the delight of excited children

In a beloved local tradition, Santa arrives in a most dramatic way as thrilled children look on.

Greenport students use video to send a powerful message of support to wildfire victims

The Greenport High School broadcasting club has put together a video to show support for a California school destroyed by wildfire.

Greenport students ‘upcycle’ old bleachers, giving them a second life as a garden shed

Technology teacher Mike Davies and his eighth grade students learn about 'upcycling' as they transform old bleachers into a garden shed.

After a century at its Southold location, Rothman’s Department Store is moving on

For 100 years, Rothman's Department Store operated out of the big white building on Main Road in Southold. Now that building is on the market.

Winery code proposal, under fire from agricultural community, is withdrawn after five-hour town board hearing

After hearing from over two dozen speakers, the Southold Town Board withdrew a proposal that would place restrictions on local wineries.

A treasured Greenport tradition returns as the American Legion opens its doors to celebrate a new beginning and a new year

After years of hard work, the Greenport American Legion’s Burton Potter Post 185 will opens its doors for a New Year's Eve party.

CAST faced with increasing need for toys this Christmas

As the number of needy families increases, CAST is asking the public for toy donations this Christmas.

The Orient Christmas Bird Count is over a century old and still going strong

Begun by Orient resident Roy Latham in 1904, the Orient bird count is one of the nation's oldest citizen science projects.