- Edgar Allan Poe, Ichabod Crane and the infamous Headless Horseman made an appearance in downtown Riverhead Saturday. The upcoming Poe fest, a three-day event featuring food, fantasy and — of course — horror, with Main Street trick-or-treating, a costume parade Halloween evening, fireworks Saturday night is gearing up to be “the biggest Halloween party on ...
- Joe Gergela will receive the 2014 Paul Stoutenburgh Leadership Award at Chili Night, which will feature top local restaurants vying for the win.
- With the assistance of members of the high school Spanish club, the PTO cooked and served a pancake breakfast for supporters Sunday morning at Applebee’s.
- Spirit week culminated in a big parade up Main Street before today’s homecoming game at Riverhead High School.
- An estimated 30,000 people flocked to downtown Riverhead for the 39th Annual Riverhead Country Fair yesterday. Photo slideshow.
- When 7th-grader Derrick Arns, who has Down syndrome, joined the Riverhead Middle School football team this season, something special happened that surprised coaches, teachers and parents alike.
- Nancy Reyer, mother of Michael Hubbard is asking for 2,000 ‘high fives’ — $5 donations — in her effort to raise $10,000 for cesspools at Brendan House, a home for brain-injury survivors now under construction in Riverhead.
- Classics of every era were on display Sept. 28 at Hallockville Museum Farm for the Antique Automobile Club of America Car Show.
- A sellout crowd of more than 300 people attended the 5th Annual Heidi Behr Memorial Scholarship Fund Steak Night Thursday evening in Riverhead Polish Hall, where rescue workers Sonny Turner, Betty Harris and Howie Waldman were honored for their service to the community. (Photo slideshow.)
- The Special Olympics is partnering with The All Star in Riverhead to form a Special Olympics bowling team.
Celebrating a leader’s spirit and determination: Annual 5K raises more than $20,000 for breast cancer servicesThe North Fork Breast Health Coalition’s 16th Annual 5K Walk at Tanger Outlets yesterday raised more than $20,000 to support local breast cancer patients. It was an emotional day for organizers, who are grieving the sudden passing of the group’s president last month. Photo slideshow.