Under new management: Diocese enforces rules at St. John’s Cemetery, clears out decorations, perennial plantsSome family members visiting their loved ones’ graves for Easter were surprised and angered to find memorial decorations, plaques and plants gone from the grave sites.
- During the internship, students fed the newborn calf and baby goats, sterilized bottles and prepared the goat cheese to sell at the Farmer’s Market on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Photos: Hot dogs, hot rods and sunny skies draw thousands to Riverhead Move the Animal Shelter eventThousands flocked to Splish Splash yesterday for cars, live music and flea-market style vendors at the Riverhead Move the Animal Shelter’s fourth annual Hogs and Hot Rods event.
- Pepper, an 8-year-old gray cat, first disappeared from her home on Mill Road a full week ago, on Friday, April 3.
- The Little Red Mill (circa 1659) is credited by historians as being the first saw mill ever erected on Long Island. It was the first of many mills powered by the Peconic River.
- Thirty musicians made one old guitar sing in thirty different ways for Our Redeemer’s “One Guitar” project, which resulted in a double album to benefit Maureen’s Haven homeless shelter.
- Passover is an eight-day festival celebrated in memory of the emancipation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt.
- The Riverhead Elks Lodge gifted Suffolk County United Veterans with $2,500 for renovations at its Maple Avenue home for vets. The money was raised with a sold out music event organized by David Wellan, a.k.a. Joe Hampton of Joe Hampton & the Kingpins.
- Riverhead Town extends leaf pick-up now through April 10.
- What’s a little wet snow and cold air when you’re in the mood for a good old fashioned St. Patrick’s Day celebration? Photo slideshow by Peter Blasl.
- Update: 1:54 p.m.: Due to the inclement weather expected for tomorrow, The Riverhead Recreation Department Annual Egg Hunt will be postponed to Friday, April 17, at 6 p.m. at Stotzky Park, Fields #1 and #2. Schedule is as follows: 6 p.m.: Children 0-three (with parent) 6:15 p.m.: Ages four and five (with parent) 6:30 p.m.: ...