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Watching the Great American Eclipse

While Long Island isn't in the path of totality of this afternoon's Great American Eclipse, the fervor over this rare phenomenon is being felt here too. Here's what you need to know if you're planning to stay close to home and watch: The eclipse begins at 2:13 p.m. this afternoon on Long Island, with maximum coverage (about 88 percent) at about 3:27 p.m., ending at about 4:37 p.m. As you've hopefully already
Potter Chris Fanjul at the Peconic Community School's Maker Fair
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Peconic Community School to Host Maker Fair

Pictured Above: Potter Chris Fanjul at a past Maker Fair at the Peconic Community School. Peconic Community School will host its Fifth Annual Maker Fair on Saturday, April 13 at the school’s new Cutchogue campus from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Local “Makers’’ will present workshops and demos at this family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness in celebration of the Maker movement. This community and family event will feature
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Seeking Harmony Among Religions

Pictured Above: Dr. Don Russo (l) and Rabbi Gadi Capela (r) at the model Seder in Greenport The fundamental story behind Easter has its roots in Jesus's Passover Seder that became The Lord's Supper. The Seder, a meal commemorating the Jews' exodus from Egypt, tells a story with power to draw together people of all faiths. This past Wednesday, March 27, about 60 parishioners from many faiths gathered at Greenport's
Community Health

Food Rescue Partners with ELIH

Robert Galinski (Director of Nutrition SBELIH), Linda Sweeney (VP of Foundation/External Affairs SBELIH), Anne Howard (Co-Director of Food Rescue North Fork), Stephanie McEvily (Co-Director of Food Rescue North Fork), and Holly Cato (Food Rescuer). | Nicole B. Brewer photo for ELIH Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital is taking great pride in its partnership with the new Food Rescue US North Fork chapter, contributing the hospital’s freshly prepared and packaged
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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. 
Anne Sherwood Pundyk in her Mattituck studio. |. Phoebe Pundyk photo
Arts Community Featured

‘Beauty Out Of Bounds’ and a Tribute to Women in Music

Pictured Above: Anne Sherwood Pundyk in her Mattituck studio. |. Phoebe Pundyk photo East End Arts hosts a celebration of female artists this weekend with the opening of multi-media artist and writer Anne Sherwood Pundyk's "Beauty Out Of Bounds" at EEA's two downtown Riverhead galleries and PerformHER, a tribute to women, composers and songwriters at the Jamesport Meeting House Saturday evening. The Opening Reception for the exhibition will be held
"Carnival" by Hector deCordova
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Celebrating Latin American Artists in Greenport

Pictured Above: "Carnival" by Hector deCordova Floyd Memorial Library in Greenport will host the opening of its spring 2024 exhibition "Heritage and Home: Latin American Artists of the East End / Hogar y herencia: Artistas latinoamericanos del East End," this Friday, March 22. The exhibit features more than a dozen East End artists of Latin American descent, and explores themes of social and cultural heritage and the idea of what we call home. Included artists range from the established nonagenarian Greenport
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Congregation Tifereth Israel Invites Community to Purim Celebration in Greenport

Congregation Tifereth Israel in Greenport is inviting community residents and visitors to join with its membership in the observance of the Jewish holiday of Purim on March 24. The Biblical story of Queen Esther will be read, followed by a social hour consisting of hamantaschen, thefilled, tri-cornered confection traditionally served for the holiday. The Scroll of Esther recounts the Biblical narrative in which Esther, the queen, saves the Jewish people
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LWV Celebration Focuses on Equal Rights Amendment

Set for the beginning of Women’s History Month in March, a multi-faceted, fun-filled and free educational program highlighting a new equal rights amendment to the New York State constitution, which will appear on the New York State ballot in November, has been organized by the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons, Shelter Island & North Fork for Saturday, March 9, from 1 to 5 p.m. at East Hampton Town's
Community News

North Fork Civics Kick Off Zoning Discussions

The Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association will discuss Southold Town’s Zoning Update Project at its monthly meeting on Monday, Feb. 26 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., the first of several meetings in the upcoming weeks to discuss the zoning project at civic associations throughout the North Fork. The meeting will be held in the downstairs community room at the Mattituck-Laurel Library. After an overview of zoning by Town Planner Heather Lanza, residents
Community Health

A Record Donation From ELIH Auxiliary

Pictured Above: Members of the Eastern Long Island Hospital Auxiliary recently presented a check for $572,000 to hospital Chief Administrative Officer Paul Connor. |. photo courtesy Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital The Eastern Long Island Hospital Auxiliary, a 100-member volunteer group that fundraises for Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital, reported in January that it raised a record-breaking $572,000 in 2023. The donation is part of the Auxiliary’s total