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…)
A Sea Tow boat tows the boat Saturday morning following the accident Friday night. (Credit: Sonja Reinholt Derr)
A boat with two people aboard crashed Friday night into the Greenport breakwater — a rock jetty that juts into the bay toward Shelter Island, Southold Town police said. (more…)
CLAIRE LEADEN PHOTO | Joan Archard gives the victory sign after completing her swim from Greenport to shelter Island. She was following in the footsteps of her grandmother, who accomplished the same feat.
She did it.
Joan Archard of Patchogue accomplished her goal of swimming from Greenport to Shelter Island last Saturday. (more…)
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…)
Orient State Park
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…)