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Local sixth-grader hopes to better the world, one rally at a time

A climate action rally organized by an 11-year-old Lea Rodger, who said she was inspired by activist Greta Thunberg, drew nearly 50 people to downtown Riverhead Saturday.

Riverhead cops adopt local families in need

Every year at this time, Riverhead PBA members make sure that local families in need have a Merry Christmas.

American Legion spreads Christmas cheer at United Veterans home in Riverhead

The Riverhead American Legion Post #273 Ladies Auxiliary presented Target gift cards for Christmas to local veterans at the United Veterans Beacon House in Riverhead last week.

Riverhead celebrates Hanukkah with community menorah lighting

Rabbi Michael Roscoe of Temple Israel of Riverhead led a brief service and lit the first light on the menorah Sunday night on the riverfront. .

Season’s greetings: winter solstice, a meteor show and Yuletide

Winter solstice occurs Dec. 21 at 11:19 p.m. There will be only nine hours and 15 minutes of daylight today. But the Ursids meteor shower will light up the night sky

Christmas services at local churches

As Christmas approaches, local churches plan to mark the occasion of Christ’s birth with numerous services and celebrations. Here’s a list of...

Riverfront menorah lighting to mark the first night of Hanukkah Sunday

Temple Israel of Riverhead invites the community to come together for a menorah lighting on the Peconic Riverfront Sunday evening to celebrate Hanukkah.

Riverhead holiday parade and bonfire postponed to Dec. 21

The events scheduled for Saturday are postponed to next Saturday due to forecasted inclement weather this weekend.

Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps conducts third annual toy drive for children’s hospital

Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps is conducting its third annual toy drive to collect presents for kids at Cohen Children's Medical Center in...

Riverhead High School chamber choir performs at Radio City Music Hall

The Riverhead High School chamber choir performed at the Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall Tuesday night.
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