The memory of exactly how their working relationship first began has since faded for David Nyce and Kristian Iglesias. But for the past decade, the two Greenport residents have always looked to one another as their “go-to guy.” In fact, the men — Nyce is a woodworker and Iglesias is a metalworker — have even become unofficial business partners.
“It’s like having a business partner without actually having a business partner,” said Nyce, a former Greenport Village mayor. (more…)
Former Greenport Mayor David Nyce has built a seven-foot-tall cedar and metal menorah for Congregation Tifereth Israel in Greenport. The menorah will be lit during a ceremony in Mitchell Park at 5 p.m. on Dec. 6. (Credit: Vera Chinese)
It took more than a year of planning and six months of construction, but a new — and in true North Fork spirit, locally crafted — menorah will grace Mitchell Park this December in celebration of Hanukkah.
Congregation Tifereth Israel of Greenport has commissioned former Greenport Mayor David Nyce, an artisan furniture maker by trade, to create the holiday symbol to replace the temple’s aging menorah. Nyce has volunteered his time, while the synagogue will pick up the materials cost. (more…)
KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | Lucy Senesac of Porto Bello finished in third place in Sunday morning’s Great Waiter Race in Greenport.
Food and drink servers from several North Fork restaurants and wineries took to the streets of Greenport Sunday morning for the Great Waiter Race to benefit health and wellness activities at Eastern Long Island Hospital.
Sponsored by The Market and Body Armor drinks, the race required waiters to balance a wine glass and a bottle of Body Armor on a tray while they walked as fast as they could from the Opportunity Shop on Main Street, down to Claudio’s dock and over to Front Street, ending in front of The Market. (Visit The Market’s Facebook page.) (more…)