North Fork News


Book & Bottle At SCHS

Book & Bottle: History of Jews on Long Island’s East End, with Karl Grossman, will be Thursday, November 7, at 6 PM at the Suffolk County Historical Society in Riverhead. Grossman’s presentation will zero in on the Jewish settlement in Sag Harbor. Members attend for free; non-members are $5. The registration includes wine and cheese and admission to the current exhibits.

The museum is offering free admission for veterans during Veterans Day week, November 13 to 16, to Long Island in Conflict, a newly-interpreted permanent exhibit. This exhibit offers examples of uniforms, weapons, medals, and other objects from the permanent collection, honoring Long Island’s contribution to the country’s defense. From the earliest days of settlement, Long Islanders have played an active role in the nation’s military history. On the home front, residents raised money, food, and supplies, and provided the links to home and family so crucial to a soldier’s performance. The Civil War and the two world wars saw the largest numbers of Long Islanders in uniform. During the 20th Century, Long Island was the site of major military training grounds, encampments, and airfields. Many of the nation’s military aircraft were built on Long Island.

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PBMC Opens Cutchogue Practice

Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead continues to expand medical services on the North Fork. A new practice on Main Road in Cutchogue is now open. Patients will find Family Medicine with Dr. Luigi Buono, Women’s Health with Julia Chachere, CNM, NP, MPH, and General Surgery with Dr. Agostino Cervone.

To make an appointment with Dr. Buono or Dr. Chacere, call 631-405-3235. To book an appointment with Cervone call 631-728-0393.

Free Mammogram

Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport received a grant from Pink Aid, Inc. to fund mammograms for underserved and underinsured women across Suffolk County. Pink Aid’s mission is to help underserved local women survive breast cancer treatment with support and dignity. The Stony Brook Cancer Center had rolled out a mobile mammography van to bring mammography screenings to women age 40 and up across Long Island.

Call 631-477-5164 to request an application for a free mammogram.

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