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Flanders resident and FRNCA board member Paola Zúñiga-Tellez honored at SEPA Mujer’s 25th Anniversary Gala

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Paola Zúñiga-Tellez was honored by SEPA Mujer as the organization's Member of the Year at its 25th Anniversary Gala Friday night in East Patchogue.

Police chief offers Halloween safety tips for trick-or-treaters, parents and motorists

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Children are four times more likely to be struck by a motor vehicle on Halloween than any other day of the year. Here's what you can do to help protect them.

Trunk-or-Treat draws families out for Halloween fun Sunday afternoon

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Children went trick-or-treating from decorated trunk to trunk in a family-oriented Halloween tailgate party Sunday in Ludlam Avenue Park.

Halloween parade brings a ghostly good time to downtown Riverhead

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Hundreds flocked downtown for the Sunday night spectacle, an after-dark procession of elaborate floats, dancing zombies, monsters, ghosts and creepy characters.

With storm forecast Saturday, BID cancels coffin races, moves Halloween parade to Sunday evening

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The forecast heavy rains and winds Saturday led the Riverhead Business Improvement District Management Association to announce changes to the Halloween Festival events.

Local Latino residents celebrate first Salvadoran saint, Oscar Romero

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Hundreds of local Latino residents turned out Sunday evening to celebrate the first Salvadoran saint, Oscar Romero, at St. John the Evangelist Church in Riverhead.

Remembering — and learning from — a hometown hero, PFC Garfield Langhorn

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“Let us all find the courage to right a wrong, to speak for the voiceless, to protect the defenseless. Let us each remember to honor our personal responsibilities and commitments and to offer service to our country, our communities and our families.” Riverhead Medal of Honor recipient PFC Garfield M. Langhorn was remembered at Pulaski Street School yesterday with the 14th annual Garfield Langhorn memorial essay contest.

Riverhead Catholics to celebrate first Salvadoran saint with procession and Mass Sunday at St. John the Evangelist

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The Salvadoran-American community is celebrating the canonization of St. Oscar Anulfo Romero, an archbishop martyred in 1980. Romero was saying Mass a cancer hospital when he was shot and killed. He had been a spiritual leader who worked for social justice and peace in the war-torn country.

Friends of Riverhead man killed in Oct. 10 motorcycle crash start online fundraiser to cover funeral expenses

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An online fundraising campaign has been started to help the family of Riverhead resident David Jordan Sargent, 23, who was killed last Wednesday in a motorcycle accident on County Road 39 in Southampton.

Southampton Town will offer civilian police academy in 2019

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If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to work as a police officer, you have a chance to experience it yourself by signing up for the civilian police academy offered by the Southampton Town Police Department starting in January.
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