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10/07/14 10:00am

 

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO | Amira Lawrence, #20, gets up and goes for the score Monday at home against Hampton Bays.

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO | Amira Lawrence, #20, gets up and goes for the score Monday at home against Hampton Bays.

While the volleyball teams in League VIII are the same as last year, there have been some changes in the coaching ranks.

With new coaches come new energy, perhaps a shift in philosophy and occasionally a dramatic change in the level of play. In 2013, Coach Donna Fischer took the Pierson Whalers from one win the previous season to the Class D county finals. This season both Greenport and Port Jefferson have new head coaches and both have had a strong first half of the season. (more…)

07/18/14 5:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO Joan Archard of Patchogue holds up her wetsuit Tuesday near Great South Bay, where she’s been practicing for this weekend’s swim from Greenport to Shelter Island (and maybe back).

COURTESY PHOTO
Joan Archard of Patchogue holds up her wetsuit Tuesday near Great South Bay, where she’s been practicing for this weekend’s swim from Greenport to Shelter Island (and maybe back).

The matriarch of the family — good old granny — always leaves a certain legacy behind. Whether it’s her perfect chocolate-chip cookie recipe or the slightly off-kilter jokes she made, grandmas are known to pass down fond memories.

This summer, Joan Archard of Patchogue is paying homage to her grandmother’s less conventional achievements through a feat of athleticism to be attempted in Greenport. (more…)

07/15/14 10:58am
Orient State Park

Orient State Park

Sponsored By Glenwood Village.

An Active Adult Community for Eastern Long Island.

The North Fork is home to more than just beautiful beaches. Summer brings many activities to the area and this season Glenwood Village has put together a list of recommended ideas that those over 50 can enjoy during a weekend visit. (more…)