Community News

Home Community Community News

Update: Riverhead homecoming parade canceled

by
Riverhead High School is getting ready to celebrate its homecoming game tomorrow with its annual parade and festivities in downtown Riverhead.

Riverhead library invites community to its 2nd annual Latin American Family Fiesta

by
Today the Riverhead Free Library will celebrate the Second Annual Latin American Family Fiesta, a community celebration for parents and children with music, dancing, games and snacks.

Riverhead Girl Scout troop builds bookshelves and collects toys for Little Flower Children Services

by
A local Girl Scout troop constructed four bookcases and collected numerous toys and books to donate to Little Flower Children Services in Wading River last month.

Locals ramp up Puerto Rican relief efforts

by
Three weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, local residents are still motivated and mobilized to provide assistance with food, supplies and money.

Photos: North Fork Community Theatre presents a musical Young Frankenstein

by
The North Fork Community Theater kicks off its 60th season with a musical version of a class Mel Brooks comedy.

Riverhead coloring book, featuring favorite local landmarks, launches public artwork exhibit this weekend

by
The artwork behind a new local coloring book will be on display this month at the Suffolk County Historical Society Museum, with a chance to meet the young creator of the project at an opening reception this weekend.

Two local elementary schools adopt new ‘mindfulness curricula’

by
Riverhead School District is adopting new curricula in two of the elementary schools to help students learn how to quiet their minds, relax, reduce stress, develop pro-social behaviors in order to be able to focus on their schoolwork.

Threatening weather deters visitors, but locals enjoy Riverhead Country Fair

by
While skies were overcast, the temperature was pleasant, winds were calm and rain stayed away — providing, ironically, perfect weather for strolling along the huge fairgrounds stretching across the downtown riverfront.

Photos: SEPA Mujer honors community leaders at gala event at Giorgio’s

by
“We want to recognize the people who've had a role in the community and that have helped improve the lives of local women,” SEPA Mujer executive director Martha Maffei said.

‘Parent University,’ new program at Riverhead schools, will provide workshops, resources and support

by
The program will kick off with Family Fun Night, an expo-style event at Riverhead High School that will feature interactive games, free raffles and displays from community organizations and student clubs.