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April Pokorny

April Pokorny
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April is a writer, reporter and copy editor for the LOCAL news websites. She is a retired educator and proud grandma. April lives in Calverton. Email April

Barbara Jost, 87

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Obituary of Barbara Jobst of Greenport, formerly of Baldwin and Southampton, who died May 12, 2017 at age 87.

EEA seeks artists, craftsman for 21st annual street painting festival

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East End Arts is looking for chalk painters and artisans for the 21st annual Community Mosaic and Street Painting Festival.

Kiwanis Club honors local volunteers at ‘Breakfast of Stars’

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About 100 people gathered at The Birchwood to honor volunteers feted by the Riverhead Kiwanis Club at its annual Breakfast of the Stars Saturday.

Local runner hopes to raise 100K for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

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Mike Davis is committed to raising money - and a lot of it - to fight leukemia and lymphoma, diseases which often targets young children.

Empty Bowls Project: A souper event at Riverhead High School, Feb. 2

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Students in Riverhead High School's ceramics classes, Cooking Club and Photography Club are collaborating on an event which brings all of their talents together in a fundraiser to benefit the Phillips Avenue School food pantry.

SC Historical Society offers African-American genealogy workshop Feb. 16

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This workshop is for beginning and advanced genealogists alike with an interest in researching African American family histories.

Mary Wolyniec, 92

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Obituary of Mary Wolyniec of Riverhead who died Dec. 15, 2016 at age 92.

Crazy about words? Peconic Landing residents bring Dictionary Project to schoolchildren at Aquebogue Elementary

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Students at Aquebogue Elementary and other North Fork schools received personalized dictionaries thanks to the efforts of residents at Peconic Landing in Greenport.

Welcome to the world Laila Reè Baig

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Laila Reè Baig meet the world. World, meet Laila Reè Baig.

Davida Martha Cheska, 99

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Davida Martha Cheska of Greenport died on December 5, 2016 at age 99.