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Young cancer survivor teams up with Riverhead business to help other children facing cancer

Hannah Prokop, a student at Mattituck High School, was only seven years old when she was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor. And in a heartbeat, her whole world changed. Hannah was told she had ...

Fundraising efforts secure crucial lifesaving equipment for Riverhead softball program

Months of fundraising have finally given the Riverhead High School softball team the means to purchase its own automated external defibrillator, also known as an AED. “It’s incredibly important,...

Two old friends bring two faith communities together, as Passover and Holy Week arrive

Passover and Holy Week coincide this year and for Rabbi Gadi Capela of Congregation Tifereth Israel in Greenport and the Rev. Roy Tvrdik of the Shrine of Our Lady of the Island in Manorville, it's the...

Passover begins at sunset Monday

Passover begins tonight at sunset. Passover is an eight-day festival celebrated from the 15th through the 22nd day of the Hebrew month of Nissan. It commemorates the emancipation of the Israelites f...

RCFA holds car wash in memory of longtime teacher Jan Mackey

The Riverhead Central Faculty Association is hosting a carwash today in memory of Janice Mackey, a longtime teacher at Phillips Avenue Elementary School who passed away earlier this year. The car...

Stricken Riverhead teacher home from the hospital

Phillips Avenue Elementary School teacher Lonnie Hughes returned home from the hospital Thursday. Hughes, 57, suffered cardiac arrest during the PTO's annual Crazy Sports Night event held last Frida...

Jamesport farmer to be honored for service to community, agriculture and Farm Bureau

Jamesport farmer Mark Zaweski, who describes his career in farming as one that began "as soon as I could walk," will be honored by the Long ...

Stricken Riverhead teacher 'currently in good condition'

Phillips Avenue Elementary School teacher Lonnie Hughes is in good condition and being well cared for at Stony Brook University Hospital, hi...

Mosaic mural unveiled and admired at Riley

Riley Avenue Elementary School unveiled a student-created mosaic masterpiece this morning in the school library. The mosaic mural, depicti...

Crazy Sports Night a fundraising success, despite abrupt ending

Friday night's annual "Crazy Sports Night" fundraiser hosted by the Riverhead PTO Executive Council was cut short when Phillips Avenue Eleme...

Jamesport's inaugural St. Patrick's Day parade gets ready to step off in style

The Luck o' the Irish will bring sunny skies and warm temperatures to Jamesport Saturday afternoon, says the grand marshal of the First Annu...

A sure sign of spring: Ospreys return to North Fork

It's that time of year again, when North Fork residents catch their first sightings of osprey, long a symbol of springtime in the area. An...

Following comedian's death, PBMC Health looking for replacement act

PBMC Health is working to replace the celebrity entertainer it had booked for the organization's Candlelight Ball, scheduled for May 31 at t...

Photos: Riverhead basketball boosters host flapjacks fundraiser

The Riverhead High School boys basketball booster club held a successful "flapjacks fundraiser" at Applebee's Saturday morning. The booste...

NFCT's 'Cuckoo's Nest' is riveting

"But I tried, didn't I? Goddamnit, at least I did that." The line, uttered by the character of Randle Patrick McMurphy in Dale Wasserman's...

Riverhead seniors celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Riverhead's senior citizens program celebrated St. Patrick's Day with a special corned beef and cabbage luncheon Thursday afternoon at the R...

Former Blue Waves pitching ace tearing up Sunshine State Conference

The only softball pitcher to throw a perfect game in Blue Waves history is putting on a show in college — proving herself nearly unhittabl...

Video: Riverhead elementary principal proves he’s no chicken

For Roanoke Avenue School Principal Thomas Payton, 2014 is the year of the chicken dance. For nine years running, Principal Payton has bee...

Go Blue for Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Friday has been recognized as National Dress in Blue Day, for National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month — and the Southold Relay for Life...

Civic group kicks off fundraising, new membership efforts

The focus is on the future at the Jamesport-South Jamesport Civic Association, and on seeking an infusion of funding and new members in the ...

Calverton resident Tony Kolenski celebrates 100 years

Family and friends of longtime Calverton resident Antone Kolenski gathered at Riverhead Polish Hall Sunday afternoon to celebrate his 100th ...

Former Blue Waves baseball captain named captain of college team

From captain of the Riverhead Blue Waves baseball team to captain of the St. Lawrence Saints, 2010 Riverhead graduate Bryan Palermo reflects...

Riverhead Little League opens to Flanders residents

Flanders Little League is dissolving due to lack of participation by players, league president Wayne Ford said. "The numbers have been dwind...

RVAC swears in board and officers, hands out awards at installation dinner

Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps held its 35th Annual Installation Dinner Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Sea Star Ballroom in downtown Riverhea...
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