Greenport’s carousel in Mitchell Park has come a long way.
Built around 1920 in North Tonawanda, N.Y., the carousel, purchased by Grumman in Calverton, was used for company picnics and community events. In 1995, the plant closed, and Greenport — with the help of then-Mayor David Kapell — won a donation contest for the carousel.
Since then, it moved about the village and was touched up, said Gail Horton, a local history buff and member of the village’s carousel committee.
“It’s been a wonderful asset to our village,” she said. (more…)
Riding the carousel at Mitchell Park. Credit: Randee Daddona, file)
It happened: Amid the chaos of childrearing, you somehow found yourself with a day free from errands, sports practices, birthday parties and other obligations. Now, however, you’re left wondering how to keep your family — not to mention yourself — entertained.
Northforker Kids has you covered. Plan your next day trip in the area by checking out the following boredom-busting suggestions. Whether your children are toddlers or tweens, these ideas are sure to keep them smiling. You’ll have fun, too! READ
It was quite the album release day for Southold’s Brady Rymer June 24.
The local singer was in New York City promoting his 8th album, “Press Play,” when Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler strolled by the studio of the Absolutely Mindy Show, a radio show for kids on Sirius XM Radio.