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'The Wedding Singer' delivers rocking good time at NFCT

The curtain rose on the North Fork Community Theatre's 44th Youth On Stage production, "The Wedding Singer," Thursday night — and the show, which was packed, got a standing ovation from a cheering c...

Ready, set — paddle! Riverhead hosts Second Annual Paddle Battle L.I.

The second annual Paddle Battle L.I. took place on the Peconic River today, drawing more than 150 stand-up paddle board enthusiasts and kayakers to the downtown Riverhead waterfront. The event, whic...

Sound Symphony performs in Grangebel Park

The sounds of great movie musicals filled the air in downtown Riverhead last night. The Sound Symphony Orchestra, conducted by its longtime musical director Dorothy Savitch and featuring sopran Stef...

NFCT's 'Youth on Stage' this summer: 'The Wedding Singer' opens July 24

The North Fork Community Theatre is ready to launch its 44th "Youth On Stage" production, The Wedding Singer, this Thursday night — bringing back to the area a beloved summer tradition. The Weddin...

Together again: Blue Waves reunite as Seawolves on Stony Brook lacrosse team

To be successful in any sport, you can’t fall short in dedication; Riverhead lacrosse head coach Vic Guadagnino can’t stress it enough. Especially when you want to play it at the next level. “...

theRiverheadProject hosts fundraiser for the Human Rights Campaign

The Riverhead Project hosted a fundraiser for the Human Rights Campaign yesterday evening. TRP owner Dennis McDermott, a member of the organization, said he hosted the party, held in the restaurant'...

Riverhead Fire Department's Ironmen are 'in it to win'

The Ironmen Drill Team is back. It's an almost all-new team this year and its members are in it to win, team captain Kyle Watts said. "A...

Volunteers make flower baskets for Main Street

Main Street lamp posts are sporting new flower baskets thanks to the efforts of Riverhead Townscape and volunteers from Townscape and the Ri...

Classic car show on the riverfront comes to life

After a slow start to the season due to inclement weather, the Riverhead BID’s classic car night on the riverfront is picking up speed. ...

$50,000 Gift to Suffolk County Historical Society from the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation

SCHS is pleased to announce that the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation has given a $50,000 gift to the Suffolk County Historical Society...

Keep those cards & letters coming: Community asked to help Riverhead teen recover from surgery — w...

One Greenport resident is on a quest to make a young Riverhead man's life brighter — with letters. Joan Dinizio recently posted a messag...

Photos: Aboard the Cross Sound Ferry's fireworks cruise

A spectacular fireworks display off the coast of New London drew a sellout crowd aboard Cross Sound Ferry's John H. last night, for the ferr...

Jail inmates help spruce up aging Kent Animal Shelter

Volunteer inmates from the Suffolk County Corrections Department are donating their time, expertise and labor to improve the building and gr...

Photos: Jamesport Fire Department's annual parade

People lined Main Road in Jamesport last night to watch the Jamesport Fire Department's annual parade, which stepped off at Washington Avenu...

Riverhead Rotary installs new officers, welcomes new members

Riverhead Rotary installed new officers and inducted three new members last month. Tom Lennon, of East Quogue, was sworn in as president o...

Riverhead's breweries to be showcased at L.I. beer-tasting fest

Long Island's microbreweries will be showcased at a beer-tasting event planned by the Polish Town Civic Association for Saturday, July 12, f...

Winners in Riverhead's 5th Annual Cardboard Boat Races

  Watch video of  today's action, below. RACE RESULTS SUPERVISOR'S CUP: Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst. ...

RHS alumni returns to complete Eagle Scout badge

Riverhead High School alumni Anthony Mammina of Boy Scout Troop 204 in Miller Place recently finished his project for his Eagle Scout badge,...

Free rabies vaccinations available for Suffolk County residents

  In an effort to prevent the spread of rabies, the Department of Health Services and the North Fork Animal Welfare League will offer...

Scouts, Key Club team up to offer prom dresses for girls in need

Not everyone can afford a $300 price tag on a prom dress - especially in a community like Riverhead, where 42 percent of high schoolers are ...

Riverhead Elks' ceremonies celebrate Flag Day

The Riverhead Elks Lodge held its annual Flag Day ceremony Saturday, at which Riverhead elementary school essay contest winners stood up to ...

Firefighter of the Year awarded to ex-chief Robert Zaweski

Riverhead Fire Department honored Robert Zaweski with its 2013 Firefighter of the Year award at a special dinner in his honor Tuesday night....

At 60 years old, Mattituck Lions Strawberry Festival still going strong

The 60th Annual Mattituck Lions Club Strawberry Festival kicked off with hulling night yesterday. "We have some special things planned for...

High-tech trash receptacle comes to Riverhead

A ribbon cutting for a trash can? It’s not just any old trash can, though - it’s a solar-powered BigBelly trash-compacting bin, and it...
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