- Local blood supplies of all types of blood are critically low. Donating blood can help save lives of friends, neighbors and community members.
Nondescript downtown churchyard is little-noticed final resting place for patriots of the American RevolutionThe graves of four patriots of the American Revolution lie beneath weather-worn marble slabs in the old burial grounds tucked away in a Main Street churchyard in downtown Riverhead. Most days, the old church cemetery, its 18th and 19th century grave markers lying flat in the ground, is easily mistaken for ...
- Rain this morning with the possibility of thunderstorms and heavy downpours have forced the cancellation of Riverhead’s annual Memorial Day parade this year.
Photos: Colorful chalk art decorates Riverhead’s Main Street in 20th annual street painting festivalDowntown Riverhead was jamming today with chalk artists, craft vendors and musicians for the 20th Annual Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival produced by East End Arts.
- Thousands of volunteers decorated more than 230,000 graves at Calverton National Cemetery with small U.S. flags in the 22nd annual flag placement day conducted by Suffolk County scout troops.
Fallen deputy sheriffs and correction officers remembered in ceremonies at Suffolk correctional facilitySuffolk correction officers and deputy sheriffs who died in service were honored today at a memorial service at the Suffolk County Correctional Facility in Riverside.
After selling 500+ American flags, Peconic Bay Medical Center donates proceeds to VA during Memorial Day ceremonyPeconic Bay Medical Center held a Memorial Day ceremony this afternoon, featuring performances by the Riverhead Middle School band. The ceremony marked the end of a fundraiser sale of American flags in the hospital’s gift shop, where more than 500 flags were sold for $5 each. Proceeds from the fundraiser benefitted ...
- The Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival, the first of its kind on Long Island, marks its 20th anniversary Sunday. The popular annual event is being honored this year with a Smart Growth Award from Vision Long Island “for creating a sense of place providing arts, music and culture” downtown.
- The Hispanic Youth Leadership Club is a place where Latino students can be themselves and an opportunity for them to make a positive difference in the Riverhead community.
- Local restaurants, wineries and breweries strutted their stuff yesterday at the sold-out “Rotary Uncorked!” event at Martha Clara Vineyards.
Her spirits strong, Riverhead college student Reilly Butler, 21, battles rare type of brain cancer at University of KentuckyThe 2013 Riverhead High School grad was diagnosed shortly after she celebrated her 21st birthday while a student in Lexington, Kentucky, where she’s being treated for the disease. A fundraiser is set for tomorrow in Mattituck to raise money for the children’s oncology clinic treating her as well as for ...