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Newsday article things to do this summer

Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer with parades, ceremonies, firework displays, festivals and more. Here are things to do this weekend that will leave you excited for the season ahead... MORE

Stella Prince Shining a light on Horton Points only Female keeper

Mary Korpi had no idea when she answered an ad for docents at the Horton Point Lighthouse Museum in Southold that it would result in her writing a novel about the landmark’s only female lighthouse keeper... MORE

Southold winterfest

Southold Town’s WinterFest celebrates the entire hamlet with culture, food and other celebrations on February 18.
The event, free to all residents and visitors, will feature many local businesses and organizations... MORE

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Episode 115: This week on the “Dan’s Talks” podcast, Dan speaks with Deanna Witte-Walker, executive director of the Southold Historical Museum,  founded in 1960 to preserve the history of Southold... MORE

Southold Historical Museum Grant recipient story

Two initiatives in Southold Town will be funded under the Regional Economic Development Council Initiative. The Town of Southold received one grant totaling $338,000 for land use and zoning updates... MORE

Holiday shopping Northforker magazine

‘Tis the season for gift giving and if you’re on the hunt for just the right thing, look no further than these nine holiday markets and fairs where you’re sure to find the perfect thing for everyone on your list... MORE

Northforker best spots for leaf peeping 2022

Vibrant autumn colors are on display across the North Fork as the leaves turn from bright summer greens to golden yellows and striking reds. On the East End, fall foliage is quickly approaching its midpoint... MORE

2022 My Favorite Things article in Northforker

Working the land on the North Fork is a true passion for Ryan Lertora, manager of Jamesport Farmstead. (He’s also a partner along with owners Kim Frank and Jeff Brown.) The farmstead is a certified organic... MORE

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Martha Stewart, the queen of lifestyle herself, recently paid a visit to the North Fork and, through social media posts, it looks like she’s living her best life. The icon is no stranger to the North Fork. Over the past decade, she’s raved... MORE

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This chest accompanied Captain Henry Green on the ship Sabina around the “Horn” to San Francisco from Long Island in 1849 as many locals headed to the California “Gold Rush.” The Sabina had a crew of... MORE

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This month, we once again asked our readers to select their favorites for Best of the North Fork 2022. Several thousand readers cast their votes from a list of favorites compiled by our staff. We had more than 30... MORE

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Mary Korpi, currently a docent at Horton Point Lighthouse in Southold, was intrigued by the story of Stella Prince, the only female lighthouse keeper at Horton Point Lighthouse in the early 1900s... MORE

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It’s Thanksgiving week, which means the annual holiday events season kicks off on the North Fork this weekend.

Tune into this week’s northforker Weekend podcast to hear staffers Grant Parpan, Charity Robey... MORE

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After more than 30 years, lifelong Southold resident Peggy Murphy is retiring from Southold Historical Museum’s education of youth program.

Ms. Murphy has chaired the committee since its founding, shortly after... MORE

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Southold Historical Society officially reopened to the public Thursday, with an in-person celebration at the Ann Currie-Bell House that highlighted a new name and logo.

The organization... MORE

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"I passed by this neighborhood so many times and never thought of stopping to look," Antonia Brogna said about the Bethel-Christian Avenue-Laurel Hill Historic District marker on the route to her aunt’s... MORE

pickleball tournament in dans papers

North Forkers interested in getting a taste of the latest sports trend might want to jump in headfirst at the upcoming second annual Pickleball Tournament to Benefit Southold Historical Museum on June 3.... MORE

mary korpi author of the lady lighthouse keeper

When Mary Korpi started to write “The Lady Lighthouse Keeper,” a historical-fiction novel based on the life of Stella Marie Prince, a female lighthouse keeper at Southold’s Horton Point Lighthouse... MORE

Southold Winterfest 2023 article

Organizers are gearing up for the 2nd annual Southold WinterFest, set for Sat., Feb. 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Rain date is February 19.) The free event was launched last year by the EDC of Southold to support... MORE

Krupski farms lecture

Southold Historical Museum’s 2023 Winter Lecture Series, “Local Farming Through the Years,” sponsored by NOFO Real Estate continues in February with a talk by Al Krupski.  This second lecture in the series... MORE

Dans lecture series article

Southold Historical Museum is launching its 2023 Winter Lecture Series with a return to an in-person format and a “Local Farming Through the Years” theme. Farming is among the most notable industries... MORE

2022 AED Staff Training

The Southold Historical Museum received a $4,500 donation toward the purchase of three automated external defibrillators — the lifesaving devices used on people suffering sudden cardiac arrest... MORE

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Deanna Walker and Kristen Matejka of the Southold Historical Museum join The Heart of The East End to talk about this weekend’s Antique, Fine Arts & Handmade Crafts Fair. The event is hosted by Old Town Arts... MORE

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Imagine vast farmlands that come alive with vibrant hues of orange, red, and yellow, seasonal festivals and much more – less than two hours outside of New York’ concrete jungle. Well, you don’t have to imagine... MORE

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Martha Stewart is in onto a secret that locals have known for years: Summertime on the North Fork is sheer magic. Stewart spent the weekend making the rounds on the North Fork, according to many who saw... MORE