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Flanders Fire Department celebrates 75 years of protecting the community

by Oct 1, 2023
Flanders Fire Department celebrated its 75th anniversary Saturday with a parade on Flanders Road from fire department headquarters to Flanders Men's Club, where firefighters, their families, friends and supporters gathered for food, refreshments and music. Photo slideshow.

Revival of blues festival draws ‘nice crowd’ to downtown Riverhead Saturday afternoon

by Sep 10, 2023
A blues festival returned to downtown Riverhead for the first time since 2012. “Blues by the River,” a six-hour show at the new town square on the riverfront featured five bands, and sold about 400 tickets, according to the event organizer.

Riverhead celebrates Polish heritage with festival on Pulaski Street Saturday

by Aug 20, 2023
The 2023 Polish Festival hosted by Riverhead Polish Hall yesterday drew a crowd to Polish Town for traditional music, dancing, foods, street vendors and more. Photo gallery.

Madcap fun on the Peconic River in today’s cardboard boat races: photos

by Aug 5, 2023
They glided, they splashed, they capsized, they sunk. There were plenty of surprises and lots of excitement as boats made of cardboard and duct tape raced along the Peconic Riverfront in downtown Riverhead today. Photo gallery.

Photos: Jamesport Fire Department parade

by Jul 20, 2023
It was a perfect summer evening for a perennial summer favorite: the Jamesport Fire Department's annual parade. Photo slideshow.

Suffolk County fire departments turn out for 150th annual parade on Route 58 Saturday

by Jul 9, 2023
Fire departments from across Suffolk County marched up Route 58 Saturday morning in the 150th Suffolk County Volunteer Firemen's Association Parade. Photos.

Summer fun kicks into high gear in downtown Riverhead, with debut of Alive on 25 street festival — and fireworks to celebrate...

by Jul 1, 2023
Crowds packed the streets of downtown Riverhead last night for the 2023 debut of the Alive on 25 summer street festival, capped off by a fireworks show after dark. Photo gallery.

It’s official: Santa Claus arrives in Riverhead

by Dec 10, 2022
Photos from the 70th Annual Riverhead Lions Club Christmas parade on Main Street and the riverfront bonfire.

Crowd fills Riverhead’s new town square for tree-lighting event Sunday evening : photo slideshow

by Dec 4, 2022
A crowd filled Riverhead's new town square Sunday evening to celebrate the holiday season and enjoy the inaugural lighting of the Colorado blue spruce Christmas tree bedecked with festive decorations and a thousand colorful lights, standing tall near the center of the square.

RFCT presents The Addams Family, a musical comedy, this weekend

by Nov 17, 2022
The Riverhead Faculty and Community Theatre will present the musical comedy, The Addams Family, this weekend at Riverhead High School. Photos.