- This year’s Run to Remember 5k, scheduled for Sunday May 15, will honor Riverhead students, alumni and faculty who lost their lives too soon.
- Kent Animal Shelter has sterilized 1,500 cats over the past two years, meeting a goal of a grant it received in 2014 from PetSmart Charities.
- Need mulch? You can get it for free at Riverhead Town’s yard waste facility in Calverton. The yard waste facility has about 5,000 cubic yards ready to be picked up.
- The Peconic riverfront in downtown Riverhead now has a rain garden to help filter stormwater runoff into the river, thanks to more than two dozen volunteers, the Peconic Estuary Program and the Town of Riverhead.
Photos: Procession of antique tractors makes round-trip journey from Riverhead to Southold to benefit Make-a-WishMore than 20 antique tractors formed a caravan along Sound Avenue and North Road Sunday morning in a fundraising journey for Make-a-Wish.
- The top male and female finishers in the North Fork Environmental Council’s First Annual Earth Day 5K were both Southold locals.
New Long Island Sports Park in Calverton plans ‘Riverhead Community Day’ to kick off grand opening on April 30The 80-acre sports park at the former Calverton Links Golf Course, will open April 30 with a ‘Riverhead Community Day’ offering free admission and use of the facility.
- Passover is an eight-day festival celebrated commemorating the emancipation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt.
- From Earth Day-themed festivals to community planting events, here are five fun ways to get outside and celebrate the natural beauty of our planet this weekend.
- The Jamesport Meeting House will hold its third annual Community Spelling Bee on Friday, May 13, at 7:30 p.m.
- There are more than 20 teams with full rosters this year, league president Scott Wicklund said.
- The Riverhead NJROTC Drill Team finished first overall in the last Area Four Regional Drill Meet of the year Saturday.
- A connection between two classrooms in Southold and Bulgaria was made possible through Buncee, a Riverhead tech start-up that is now being used in more than 10,000 classrooms around the world.
- With your help, downtown Riverhead will have a rain garden to filter out pollutants that would otherwise be discharged into the Peconic River. Volunteers are needed to spend a few hours planting a rain garden on Heidi Behr Way on the riverfront, Saturday April 23, beginning at 10 a.m. The rain garden, sponsored by the Peconic Estuary ...
- When Aleksandr Schafer of Aquebogue unearthed a hefty gold ring with a metal detector on land recently cleared by his friend’s family, he did something a lot of people might not do: He set out to find its rightful owner.