Vehicles lined up early at a drive-through food distribution event Tuesday morning at Stotzky Park. The economic consequences of the pandemic have caused a surge in people relying on food pantries and food distribution events to help feed their families.
Kristopher Depaz and Ayaan Geer, both 5, were rewarded with brand new bicycles for reading 1,000 books before kindergarten. The bikes were donated by Friends of the Riverhead Free Library. Also pictured: Friends president Marcia Littenberg and RFL Youth and Family Services coordinator Lauren Strong. Photo: Peter Blasl
Two hours after police took a man into custody at the Doris Avenue home where he barricaded himself in a tense, four-hour standoff with police, Suffolk County Police Department and Suffolk Fire Rescue Emergency Services investigators have descended on the scene.
Fresh Pond Avenue is closed to traffic following a single-car crash this morning that sent the driver to Stony Brook University Hospital.
More than 200 people turned out to walk in the Northwell Health East End Walk at Tanger Outlets in Riverhead Sunday morning.
The Riverhead Blue Waves paid homage to fallen NYPD detective and Riverhead High School alumnus Brian “Smiles” Simonsen today, retiring his baseball jersey number 21 in special pregame ceremonies on the baseball diamond.