North Fork News


Romanelli ELIH Foundation Chair

In early January, the Eastern Long Island Hospital Foundation named Paul Romanelli chairman. Romanelli is the fourth chairman in the ELIH Foundation’s 14-year history. Romanelli will be replacing Dr. Z. Micah Kaplan, who will remain on the board. He has been an active member of the North Fork community, as treasurer of the North Fork Chamber of Commerce, member of the Mattituck Chamber of Commerce, and as the former director and vice president of the Long Island Alarm Association. He resides in Cutchogue with his wife, Theresa.

Twomey Names New Partners

Twomey Latham, Shea, Kelley, Dubin & Quartararo, LLP announced that three of the firm’s associates, Craig Handler, Karen Hoeg, and Bernadette Tuthill, have been elevated to partner. Stephen Latham said of the trio: “They have excelled in their respective practice areas, and their new positions within the firm recognize their dedication and hard work.” For more information, call 631-727-2180 or visit

Check Out Library Calendar

For the week of Thursday, January 30 through Tuesday, February 4, the Mattituck-Laurel Library has a full calendar of fun for toddlers through teens. Book discussions on Charles Dickens and Teen Minecraft are on the agenda. Find out what interests you by visiting

Scout Meet-up

Join the Lion Scouts for a fun evening of play and learning on Friday, January 31, from 5:30 to 7 PM at the Long Island Science Center in Riverhead. Meet fellow scout groups and earn your Gizmos & Gadgets loop during the Scout Night Meet-up. Learn about energy and motion. Advanced registration is required and there is a $10 fee for any children not participating in the class that accompany a chaperone or leader. Contact the Science Center in Riverhead with any questions or needs for group reservations at [email protected].

Sugar’s Effect On The Heart

Peconic Bay Medical Center’s Nutrition Center will host Lunch & Learn on Wednesday, February 5, from noon to 1 PM in Conference rooms A and B. This week the talk will be on added sugars and the effect on heart health. To register, call 631-548-6395.

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