Orient Association Public Forum Community Issues and Priorities from the Southold Town and Hamlet Survey – Nov 12, 2022


  • What are the results?
  • What do they mean?
  • How are the topics related?
  • How are they being addressed now?
  • What should the next steps be for areas of concern?

Find out more about where we stand on some important issues:

  • House Size
  • Water Quality
  • Conservation and Proposed Subdivisions
  • Affordable Housing


Happening Now

Forum on Coastal Resilience and Sea Level Rise

Forum on Coastal Resilience and Sea Level Rise

The Orient Association hosted a forum on Coastal Resilience and Sea-Level Rise. The guest speaker was Elizabeth Hornstein.Elizabeth is a Sustainable and Resilient Communities Extension Professional with New York Sea Grant. She is supporting Suffolk County communities within the Long Island Sound watershed with sustainability and resilience planning and implementation of projects. The goal of this work is to help communities anticipate and overcome disturbances caused by a changing climate. Elizabeth will discuss sea level rise and environmental threats affecting Orient, as well as opportunities to increase resilience.
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Future of the Greenport Movie Theater

Future of the Greenport Movie Theater

The Greenport Movie Theater has been owned by Josh Sapan for the past 18 years. Josh has announced that he would like it to transition to a new owner. He's put it on the market for $5.5M. Most likely for it to become a hotel. However, Josh has also indicated that he is willing to gift the building to a 501c3 which, if formed, would sustain an ongoing movie theater, community arts center, and events space there.
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