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10/24/16 2:00pm

 

PAUL SQUIRE PHOTO Greenport resident Christian McShea speaks during a village meeting on October 20.

PAUL SQUIRE PHOTO Greenport resident Christian McShea speaks during a village meeting on October 20.

Negotiations between PSEG and Greenport Village over a proposed underwater cable project on Fifth Street haven’t moved any further along since a public forum last month between the power company and village residents, said Greenport Village Mayor George Hubbard Jr. (more…)

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09/27/16 8:00am
PAUL SQUIRE PHOTO Mattituck-Laurel Library director Jeff Walden looks over the many donated files.

PAUL SQUIRE PHOTO Mattituck-Laurel Library director Jeff Walden looks over the many donated files.

In the margins of hundreds of pages filed in binders, Greenport native Bill Hulse took copious notes and tucked them away in boxes of old family photos, newspaper clippings and cemetery maps.

Next to records of each wedding celebration, every obituary and on all the birth announcements, Mr. Hulse recorded numbers.

Those numbers were linked to the database he built up over decades documenting more than 60,000 descendants of the founding families of the North Fork. Each number represented an entry in the catalogue, which traced the history of the North and South forks and Shelter Island, fanning out from the first Hulses, Raynors, Hallocks, Youngs and Hawkinses. (more…)

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09/23/16 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Christopher Hahn, the director of external affairs for PSEG, speaking at a community meeting in Greenport September 20.

COURTESY PHOTO Christopher Hahn, the director of external affairs for PSEG, speaking at a community meeting in Greenport September 20.

As yet another Greenport resident demanded to know why the latest proposal to run an electrical cable from the North Fork to Shelter Island would succeed where the last attempt by the Long Island Power Authority had failed, Christopher Hahn, the director of external affairs for PSEG, began to speak louder. (more…)