Volunteers, including students from Southold Elementary School, helped restore the Custer Preserve garden, with help from a grant from ReWild Long Island, in the fall of 2023.
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A New ReWild Chapter for the North Fork

Pictured Above: Volunteers, including students from Southold Elementary School, helped restore the Custer Preserve garden, with help from a grant from ReWild Long Island, in the fall of 2023. Anyone who’s watched the asphalt of an abandoned shopping center crack and fill with Queen Anne’s lace and chicory, mugwort and goldenrod knows that nature will reclaim its territory whenever given a chance. A human movement is sweeping this country looking
Ms. Streeter's portrait of Sarah Jackson Adams, a Greenport community leader and suffragist who conceived and funded the Greenport Auditorium
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Port & Harbor: Keeping Historic Seaside Villages Alive & Vibrant

Pictured Above: Ms. Streeter's portrait of Sarah Jackson Adams, a Greenport community leader and suffragist who conceived and funded the Greenport Auditorium, built in 1894. How can we preserve historic buildings and also ensure a vibrant working community can still remain in the seaside villages of the East End? These are questions being asked by Sag Harbor-based artist Sabina Streeter in an exhibition, “Port & Harbor,” on view in Greenport’s
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Dave’s Desk@Ditch: And Then There Is Light

I love how the transference of energy works. Sometimes, it comes to us through nature, as we walk along the beach; breathing in the salty, moist air while listening to the waves lap up against the shoreline. Other times, it arrives in the form of art or music, where we can feel totally immersed in its beauty, texture and rhythm, almost as if we are at one with the piece. And
Community Featured

Second Annual “Splash For Cast” To Be Held Jan. 28

On Sunday, Jan. 28, the North Fork Polar Bears, a winter swim group of more than 130 members and growing, will host its 2nd Annual Splash for CAST – a charitable cold-water plunge open to the public, taking place at 10:30 a.m. at Silver Sands Motel & Beach Bungalows at 1400 Silvermere Road in Greenport. Check-in begins at 9:30 a.m. Funds raised from the event will benefit the Center for
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A School Grows in Cutchogue

The Peconic Community School, on the North Fork, started 12 years ago with nine students by two sisters passionate about hands-on education in collaboration with the community, has found its forever home in Cutchogue. The school opened its doors Jan. 8 in the former Our Lady of Mercy School on the Main Road in downtown Cutchogue, with more than 90 students in the eight classrooms of the former Catholic school
Sabina Streeter, Dressed Up for the Wrecking Ball (1888–2023). Charcoal on paper, 24" x 36".
Arts Featured Visual Arts

Art Inspires Greenport Historic Preservation Discussion

Pictured Above: Sabina Streeter, Dressed Up for the Wrecking Ball (1888–2023). Charcoal on paper, 24" x 36". In tandem with its current exhibition Port + Harbor: Preservation, Not Speculation by Sabina Streeter, Floyd Memorial Library will be holding a panel discussion on Historic Preservation on the East End (and where does new development fit in?), on Saturday, Jan. 13 at 3 p.m. Panelists include Maziar Behrooz, founding architect of mb_architecture, Sag Harbor and Manhattan, Tara