- SCNB employees gathered to salute Michael Tomaszewski of Jamesport, a mailroom employee who has worked at the bank for 44 years.
- More than two dozen Riverhead Middle School students participated in the Hamptons Music Educators Association Festival at Riverhead High School.
Kindness — pass it on: Riverhead schoolchildren challenge community to take the Great Kindness ChallengeIn a world where kindness seems to be ever shorter supply, fourth-graders at two Riverhead public schools want to spread kindness throughout the community.
‘Time Portal to the North Fork’ photography exhibit explores the region’s rural and maritime heritageThe Suffolk County Historical Society’s newest gallery exhibit features photos of the North Fork’s rural beauty and maritime heritage.
- Photo gallery of scenes around town during and after the snowstorm.
- Riverhead’s girls basketball all-time scoring leader Shanice Allen has passed the 1,000th-point mark in her college basketball career.
- Peconic Bay Medical Center welcomed its first baby of the New Year, a little girl born Jan. 2 at 11:53 p.m.
- The police helped 23 families — and 60 kids — have a Merry Christmas this year.
- If you’re like many folks at this time of year, you are faced with the chore of finding a place to put all your new clothes, toys and knickknacks. You want to donate your old things to make room for the new ones, but perhaps you don’t have time to drive around dropping things off ...
For the love of ‘Harry’: Cutchogue woman finds companionship and inspiration in a rescued lop-eared bunnyCathie Dunn didn’t expect to find a lop-eared bunny outside the door of the diner where she’s worked as a server for many years. The chance encounter also found her a new roommate and the inspiration for a children’s book.
Community menorah lightings set to mark beginning of Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, today at sundownThe North Fork community marks the beginning of the eight-day festival of Hanukkah tonight with a ceremonial menorah lighting in Riverhead and tomorrow night in Greenport.
- For more than two decades, fireworks in July has meant a holiday bonus check for East End nonprofit groups. This year’s beneficiary of Cross Sound Ferry Services’ annual fireworks benefit cruise was North Fork Breast Health Coalition.
- As Christmas Day approaches, local churches plan to mark the occasion of Christ’s birth with numerous services and celebrations. Here’s a list of all the local Christmas and New Year’s worship services at local churches.
- Local children were treated to a special Christmas party yesterday courtesy of LIR Clothing, Tyre Lodge and Vines and Hops on East Main Street, where Santa Claus handed out more than 350 toys,
- Living Water Church in Aquebogue kicked off its week-long Christmas celebration with the church’s annual “Pancakes with Santa” breakfast yesterday — and despite the falling snow and freezing rain that kept attendance down, church members served more than 200 people.