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Maria del Mar Piedrabuena

María del Mar is a contributor to RiverheadLOCAL and the editor and founder of Tu Prensa Local, a Spanish-language local news outlet on Long Island. Maria has won several awards for her work, including a first place best column award from the New York Press Association. Email Maria

El Departamento de Bomberos de Riverhead honrará durante su Banquete Anual a la heroína de 10 años que salvó la vida...

Tímida, con el pelo largo y una sonrisa enorme, Jenifer Ponce mostraba orgullosamente el recorte de notícias enmarcado que su escuela le presentó cuando...

Little girl whose clear thinking helped save man’s life will be honored by Riverhead Fire Department

The fire department will honor a girl who used her fire safety training to help save a man's life in January 2015.

OLA of Eastern Long Island contrata a una nueva Coordinadora de Compromiso Civico

OLA of Eastern Long Island, una organización sin ánimo de lucro fundada en el 2002 que promueve el desarrollo económico, social, cultural y educativo...

Latino advocacy group hires civic engagement coordinator

OLA of Eastern Long Island has hired a civic engagement coordinator whose main focus will be to motivate Latinos to register and vote.

A first for Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association: a Latina director

The Flanders, Northampton and Riverside Community Association elected its first-ever Latina to its board of directors this week, an expression of an outreach effort to diversify the organization in keeping with the demographics of the community it serves.