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An attitude of gratitude is life-changing

by Nov 27, 2022
These last two years of celebrating "Friendsgiving" with our special friends has taught me more about being grateful in all circumstances.

The pandemic gave new meaning to gratitude

by Nov 24, 2022
Column: Coronavirus changed so many things about our world and how we live our lives. It deepened my gratitude for the people we now call essential workers.

Going shopping in Riverhead on Black Friday? Here are opening times at local stores

by Nov 23, 2022
Retail stores remain closed on Thanksgiving Day and are no longer opening in the wee hours on Black Friday. Here are opening times at local stores this Black Friday.

Thanksgiving? It’s complicated, but nothing’s simple any more

by Nov 13, 2021
With families scattered around the country or around the world, holiday plans have gotten complicated.

Social distancing, spatchcocking and other reasons why this Thanksgiving is different

by Nov 26, 2020
Thanksgiving will be different at our house this year — starting with a change of venue, because social distancing won't work at our house, built when "cozy" was good. And that's just the beginning.

Thanksgiving: a time for reflection, gratitude and hope

by Nov 22, 2020
The mystery and the magic of the Thanksgiving holiday is the gift of gratitude.

Suffolk culinary students and staff cook Thanksgiving dinners for families in need

by Nov 27, 2019
How do you help feed a community for Thanksgiving? Twenty turkeys, 100 pounds of mashed potatoes, 50 pounds of sweet potatoes, 80 pounds of stuffing and 25 pounds of assorted vegetables … and, of course, gravy – more than five gallons of it!

St. John Paul II school hosts Thanksgiving feast

by Nov 26, 2019
St. John Paul II school held an early Thanksgiving feast for students and members of the community. Photo slideshow.

Riley Avenue Elementary School hosts its first-ever Thanksgiving parade

by Nov 25, 2019
Riley Avenue students held the school's first-ever Thanksgiving Parade Nov. 25, marching through the halls with colorful balloons modeled after the giant balloons in the Macy's parade on Thanksgiving Day.

Here’s what you need to know for the week ahead in Riverhead

by Nov 24, 2019
It's Thanksgiving week and that means it should shape up as a pretty quiet week in the newsroom. (Insert fingers-crossed emoji here.) A Thanksgiving reflection.