The Rob Europe Band
Announcements Community

WinterFest to Return to Southold

Pictured Above: The Rob Europe Band will play on the Southold Village Green from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Downtown Southold will come alive again this President's Day Weekend with the second annual WinterFest along the Main Road on Saturday, Feb. 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event, free to all residents and visitors, will have many exhibits featuring local businesses and organizations. It will also include live
Splash for CAST
Announcements Community

Inaugural Splash for CAST to Be Held Sunday

On Sunday, Jan. 29, the North Fork Polar Bears, a winter swim group of more than 80 members and growing, will host its inaugural Splash for CAST — a charitable cold water plunge at Truman Beach, at 19340 Main Road in East Marion. Onsite registration and check-in begin at 10:00 a.m. and the plunge is at 10:30 a.m. This event benefits CAST, the Center for Advocacy, Support & Transformation, a
Announcements Renewable Energy

Southampton to Host Public Forum on Future of LIPA

The Legislative Commission on the Future of LIPA will conduct a hearing for East End communities this Friday, Jan. 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
William Steeple Davis
Announcements Artist's Toolbox: Calls for Art

William Steeple Davis Trust Seeks Artist-in-Residence Applications

The William Steeple Davis Trust of Orient is now accepting applications for an artist-in-residence for the period of October 15, 2022 through October 1, 2023. Applications are due by June 1, 2022. The William Steeple Davis Trust artist-in-residence program was established in 1976 under the will of Mr. Davis to “provide a temporary place of abode for persons of good character who are or have been actively engaged in cultural
Repair Café
Announcements Climate Change Community

Repair Café Comes to the North Fork

What do you do with a broken toaster? Or with a bike when the wheel runs out of true? Or with a sweater full of moth holes? Toss it? No way! North Fork Environmental Council (NFEC) is organizing the first Repair Café at the Floyd Memorial Library (539 First Street) in Greenport on Saturday April 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. At the Repair Café, everything centers on making
Announcements Religion

UU Church Seeks Community Outreach Grant Applications

Although COVID and the pandemic may be entering a milder phase, the impact and the needs of our East End community continue to expand in numerous ways.   The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork’s High Impact Community Outreach program is awarding financial assistance to a select group of institutions residing in any of the five townships -- East Hampton, Southampton, Shelter Island, Riverhead and Southold — plus the Shinnecock
Project Vote Jamesport Meeting House
2021 Elections Announcements Community

East End Debates Set

Election Day this year is Tuesday, Nov. 2, and this year there are a plethora of local races at the town and county level. Local civics groups have begun to announce debates that are scheduled in the upcoming weeks. The Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association is hosting two “Meet the Candidates Forums." The first, for Southold Town Board candidates, is set for 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 27, at the Mattituck Park
Polish Town Sunset, Riverhead
Announcements Government

Riverhead to Hold Public Sessions on Comp Plan

The Town of Riverhead is seeking public participation for its Comprehensive Plan Update now underway, in an attempt to provide the town with a road map for its potential growth and evolution over the next 20 years. The town will be hosting the first round of public meetings in person, and via Zoom, this month, in which consultants will explain the community engagement process and then engage attendees in open
Announcements Government

East Hampton to Hold More Sessions on Airport – Now Virtual

Update 9/9/21: The East Hampton Town Board recently decided to return to virtual meetings as of Tuesday, September 7.   Accordingly, the in-person airport public engagement meetings scheduled at LTV Studios on Thursday, September 9, and at the Montauk Playhouse on September 13, both starting at 7 p.m., will instead be conducted via Zoom.  Those who signed up to participate will receive email notifications of the change with the zoom link.
Announcements Government Housing

Southampton & Habitat Launch Reuse Program

Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk has partnered with Southampton Town to collect new or slightly used furniture, appliances, kitchen cabinets and building materials from Southampton residents.  The program runs every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the North Sea Transfer Station, 1370 Majors Path, Southampton, NY 11968. By dropping off your unwanted items, you will help Habitat build affordable housing for low-mid income families in Suffolk County. The
At the East Hampton Airport in September.
Announcements Government

East Hampton to Discuss “Revisioning” Its Airport

As of this September, East Hampton Town will have more power to regulate the future of its municipally-owned airport, after the expiration of a series of "grant assurances" the town has agreed to keep with the Federal Aviation Administration after taking FAA grant money decades ago. In anticipation of gaining more local control over the airport, the East Hampton Town Board will take public comment on its "airport revisioning process"