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…)

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05/06/14 5:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Spencer Gibbs dances away from an inside pitch against Sag Harbor Friday, May 1.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO |
Spencer Gibbs dances away from an inside pitch against Sag Harbor Friday, May 1.

The Shelter Island boys’ JV baseball team had a double header scheduled against Greenport for Saturday April 26, but due to rainy weather the games were rescheduled for three days later.

It was pick your poison when it came to the weather, since the twin bill was played in Greenport with the wind blowing a steady 20 mph out of the east and the temperature barely above 50 degrees. It was so cold and windy it would have been a bad day for a football game. (more…)