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World War II soldier killed in Germany and unaccounted for until June 2021 will be laid to rest at Calverton...

by Sep 26, 2023
The remains of a 22-year-old Army sergeant reported missing after a battle in Germany in December 1944 will be laid to rest at Calverton National Cemetery next month.

Rainy weather dampens annual 5K walk, but not the spirit of event celebrating North Fork Breast Health Coalition’s 25th anniversary

by Sep 25, 2023
Yesterday's soggy weather didn't stop the North Fork Breast Health Coalition’s annual 5K walk at Tanger Outlets – where the annual walk to raise awareness and money to support local breast cancer patients has taken place for 25 years. Photos.

International art project ‘Pinwheels for Peace’ returns to Riverhead Charter School

by Sep 22, 2023
Riverhead Charter School third-graders made pinwheels for display outside the school as part of the international Pinwheels for Peace project.

Meet Riverhead Town’s newest centenarian, Arlene Doroszka

by Sep 18, 2023
Arlene Doroszka credits genetics for here longevity and good health. But those who know the vibrant 100-year-old say she's kept fit and healthy by remaining active, spending time outdoors, where she enjoys gardening and yard work.

North Fork Breast Health Coalition’s 25th annual 5K walk for breast cancer awareness steps off Sept. 24 at Tanger Outlets

by Sep 17, 2023
The North Fork Breast Health Coalition is celebrating its 25th annual 5K walk for breast cancer awareness next Sunday at Tanger Outlets.
Jewish Holiday Rosh hashanah honey and apples with pomegranate

Rosh Hashanah begins today at sundown

by Sep 15, 2023
Rosh Hashanah, the celebration of the Jewish new year 5784, begins at sundown today.Rosh Hashanah is the beginning of a cycle of fall holidays, beginning with sunset on the night of the new moon and continuing with the day of fasting of Yom Kippur.

Riverhead’s skate park in line for major overhaul if group’s fundraising effort meets its goal

by Sep 12, 2023
Family and friends of the late Wesley Dean Ackley are ramping up fundraising to completely renovate the skate park named in his memory at Stotzky Park.

Preserving the memories and meaning of 9/11 for the next generation

by Sep 12, 2023
Twenty-two years after the attacks, the need to remember that day and what it meant weighed heavily on the minds of people speaking at the ceremonies Monday. The refrain “Never Forget” takes on new meaning for those who bore witness to the events and are charged with conveying their meaning to succeeding generations. Photos

Polish Town civic donates $250,000 to PBMC for new expansions

by Sep 11, 2023
Peconic Bay Medical Center has received a $250,000 donation from the Polish Town Civic Association in Riverhead for the construction of the hospital’s new expansions, the hospital announced today.

Donated ‘Butterfly Bus’ is dedicated to the memory — and smile of — Michael Hubbard

by Sep 10, 2023
"Live each day making memories with a smile," the Butterfly Effect Project's new 'Butterfly Bus’ reminds us. The bus is dedicated to a Riverhead youth whose smile captivated the community as he struggled to recover from severe burns caused by a 'gel candle' explosion in 2011.