To help Riverhead Animal Shelter, local fitness studio collects food and toys, raises money with fundraising event“This time of year it seems so silly to buy all kinds of stuff for each other,” said April Yakaboski, Aerial Fitness and Hot Yoga owner. “I would rather give it to the animals. They don’t have any means of providing for themselves.”
- The sweet sounds of a cappella four-part harmony, barbershop style, filled the meeting room of Mattituck Laurel Library Sunday afternoon, where the Long Island Sound Chorus, the local chapter of Sweet Adelines International, performed a free concert.
Community comes together in October to support local breast cancer group’s efforts to help local patientsThe North Fork Breast Health Coalition was a beneficiary of several breast cancer awareness month fundraising promotions, including one at Apple Honda that netted nearly $5,000 for the group’s efforts to assist breast cancer patients
- He’s got the long white beard, the cherry nose, the twinkling blue eyes and the round belly that shakes when he laughs like a bowl full of jelly. But the secret to his authenticity, says North Fork Santa Tom Fox: He’s a child at heart.
- Three new Norway spruces have been planted on the village green in Jamesport, replacing an old evergreen that was recently removed by the town.
- The holiday season is upon the East End and local historical societies are ready to celebrate this weekend.
- More than 1,000 people burned off some calories before sitting down to holiday dinner yesterday in the 10th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot in Mattituck.
- Instead of celebrating Thanksgiving Day with their families, a group of local volunteers is spending the day serving free meals to those who may not have families of their own.
Back by popular demand: “Stuff-a-bus” food drive accepting donations outside Wading River Fire DepartmentA school bus parked outside Wading River Fire Department will accept donations of non-perishable goods until the first weekend of January.
- The one-woman effort of a 24-year-old Mattituck resident to provide Thanksgiving for local families in need.
- Paul D. DeCabia, a Riverhead High School football coach, died on November 22, 2015. He was 65 years old.