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A moment of zen: Sunday sunrise at Indian Island

Frigid temperatures this morning gave no hint of the warmer air and rainstorm coming this way tonight. It was only 13° when...

Riverhead celebrates Christmas with Santa parade and bonfire: photos

A good crowd turned out yesterday for the Riverhead Lions Club Santa Parade and the town's annual holiday bonfire on the riverfront Sunday afternoon, despite two weather-related postponements.

Colorful chalk art decorates Riverhead’s Main Street in 25th annual street painting festival

The 25th annual Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival brought colorful chalk art, music, dance and family fun to East Main Street yesterday.

Life before the pandemic: A year in the life of our community in pictures

Reminisce with us as we take a look back at annual events that take place in Riverhead. Enjoy these photos we took at past community events. Most were taken in 2019, with a few from a year or two before.

Fun and games at Crazy Sports Night

Riverhead High School came out on top in this annual madcap fundraiser Friday night in the high school gym.

East End Emerald Society honors St. Patrick’s Day parade grand marshal Dawn Thomas

Dawn Thomas, the first woman to be named grand marshal of the parade since its inception in 2014, received her top hat and shillelagh at a dinner in her honor last night in Aquebogue.

African American Educational and Cultural Festival celebrates Black History Month

The event included food, music, dance and poetry — from steel drummers and African dancers to Gospel music by the First Baptist Church Liturgical Ministry.

Riverhead celebrates Black History Month

Community members young and old gathered together to celebrate Black History Month Wednesday night at Riverhead High School with music, dance, poetry and song.

Winterfest ’20 kicks off with party at Hotel Indigo

Party-goers enjoyed live music by Flamenco guitarist Jonathan Fritz and tastings of food and craft beverages provided by restaurants, breweries, distilleries and wineries across the East End.

Santa parade and holiday bonfire: photos

Santa Claus rolled into downtown Riverhead Saturday afternoon in the 68th Annual Lions Club Santa Parade.