Announcements Community Religion

Unitarian Congregation Seeks Grant Proposals

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork (UUCSF), under the leadership of Reverend Kimberly Quinn Johnson, is now accepting applications for the latest round of High Impact Community Outreach (HICO) grants to support local non-profits and community organizations. The HICO program targets local nonprofit groups, grassroots organizations, and national organizations with East End offices.   Over the last four years, HICO awarded $156,000 to 25 outstanding Long Island nonprofits. 
Announcements Community Southold

Southold to Hold Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

The Southold Town Anti-Bias Task Force will hold its annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Day Celebration at the town Recreation Center at 970 Peconic Avenue in Peconic on Sunday, Jan. 14 at 4 p.m. The keynote speaker will be the Rev. Mark Thompson, who was newly installed as the preacher at Unity Baptist Church in Mattituck. All are welcome to celebrate with the Beloved Community of Southold Town. The
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Announcements Government Riverhead

Riverhead to Hold Dec. 13 Comp Plan Workshop

Riverhead Town will hold a public workshop on its Comprehensive Plan Update on Wednesday, Dec. 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the new Town Hall at 4 West Second Street (in Riverhead). A recording of the presentation will also be posted on the Comp Plan website for those that are unable to attend in person. According to the town, "the meeting will provide an opportunity for residents, business owners,
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Announcements Community

CAST’s Festival of Trees Returns

The Center for Advocacy, Support & Transformation (CAST) in Southold holds its fourth annual North Fork Festival of Trees this weekend at Treiber Farm in Peconic. The event, which will be both live and virtual, includes an auction of trees and wreathes decorated in an array of whimsical and expertly designed styles by local businesses, artists and friends of CAST, a cookie cottage filled with treats, crafts, Christmas trimmings and
Announcements Community Resiliency

Public Hearings on LIPA’s Future Continue Wednesday in Southampton

The Legislative Commission on the Future of LIPA will conduct a hearing for East End communities this Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 11 a.m. at Southampton Town Hall. The Commission, established in 2022 by the New York State Legislature, is charged with creating “an action plan for implementing a true public power model for residents of Long Island and the Rockaways.” “The goal is to avoid the tens of millions of dollars in
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Announcements Health

Peconic Landing to Host Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Peconic Landing, in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association Long Island Chapter, will hold its first-ever Walk to End Alzheimer’s on the North Fork on Sunday, Aug. 6. The Walk to End Alzheimer's is held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, and is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds to support research and care for individuals and families affected by Alzheimer's disease. The walk steps off at
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Announcements Arts Community History Literature

Oysterponds to Celebrate Moby-Dick

The Oysterponds Historical Society will host its very first Moby-Dick Reading Half-Marathon Weekend July 14 through 16, with several days of dramatic readings from Melville’s magnum opus, along with a sea shanty sing-a-long with chowder and biscuits, a kids' whale parade down Village Lane and an outdoor screening of "In the Heart of the Sea." Community members will read representative selections from one of the most acclaimed American novels and there
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Announcements Community

The Suffolk To Host Active Shooter Training Seminar

The Suffolk at 118 East Main Street in Riverhead  hosts a free Active Shooter Response Training Seminar for the general public on Tuesday, April 25 at 7 p.m. This seminar will provide participants with the knowledge, techniques, and skills that will best equip them to survive an active shooter incident. At the end of this seminar, participants will be familiar with: • Prevention and Preparation Techniques and Procedures • Necessity and preparations of
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Announcements Community History

Sharing Research on Enslaved North Forkers

The North Fork Project team, which is working to tell the stories of the 550 people who were known to have been enslaved on the North Fork from the mid-1600s until abolition in New York in 1827, will hold two presentations on their work in the upcoming weeks. The team includes Times Review Media Group Executive Editor Steve Wick and historians Sandi Brewster-Walker, Richard Wines and Amy Kasuga Folk.  The
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Announcements Health

LWV, Hospital Host A Salute to Nursing

Pictured Above: Stony Brook Southampton Hospital physicians and nurses during the early weeks of the Covid-19 pandemic in the protective isolation gowns locally produced and hand-assembled by over 100 dedicated East End volunteers. The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons, Shelter Island and North Fork, along with Stony Brook Southampton Hospital and the Rogers Memorial Library, are co-sponsoring a live program, “A Salute to Nursing Past and Present,” on

UU Community Outreach Grant Program Seeks New Submissions

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork's High Impact Community Outreach (HICO) program, designed to serve the church's East End neighbors, is seeking grant applications for its fourth season.  Over the last three years, HICO has granted $116,000 to 18 outstanding Long Island nonprofits. HICO is awarding financial assistance to institutions residing in or servicing any of the five Eastern Townships -- East Hampton, Southampton, Shelter Island, Riverhead and Southold,