What’s better than classic cars, an iconic North Fork restaurant, a chance to dress up in period costume and at the same time raise money to care for feral cats? For one group of North Fork women, that’s about as good as it gets.
“This place looks fantastic. It looks like a new train station.” More than three dozen volunteers turned out to help plant new garden beds at the Riverhead train station Saturday morning. The LIRR has worked to spruce up the station house and platform area, including installing security cameras and repointing the bricks.
Organizers are going forward with the third edition of Alive on 25 jin downtown Riverhead July 26, hoping that the chance of rain will remain slight and the popular street festival will take place as planned.
Home Depot has donated plants for a landscape plan developed by Cornell Cooperative Extension to beautify the area around the Riverhead train station. The town is seeking volunteers to help with the planting Saturday morning.
Riverhead Blue Waves basketball standout Jalyn Brown, who led the team to the final four in 2012, is heading to Utica College, where she will work a graduate student coach as she pursues a Master's degree in health administration.
Riverhead Little League's 11/12-year-old All Star team won the L.I. Championship Tuesday on a walk-off single by David Raynor, defeating Plainview 3-2. The boys are headed to the state tournament and need some help to defray the cost.