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Grant Parpan

Grant Parpan is the executive editor for Times/Review Newsgroup.

06/16/16 7:07am

Robert DiGiovanni, center, helps release Tucker, a seal found in East Quogue, back into the water after it was rehabbed at the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Rehabilitation.

For more than 20 years the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation has worked to protect the area’s marine environment through conservation efforts. It is the only organization authorized by New York State to rescue and rehabilitate marine mammals and sea turtles.

Since its inception, Robert DiGiovanni had served as the nonprofit’s director and senior biologist. Now, it appears Mr. DiGiovanni’s tenure with the organization has come to an abrupt end.  READ

06/05/16 8:16pm
Shoreham-Wading River students walk the red carpet at the 14th Annual Teeny Awards. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Shoreham-Wading River students walk the red carpet at the 14th Annual Teeny Awards. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

A pair of student actors from Shoreham-Wading River High School didn’t have to travel far to receive Teeny Awards Sunday, with the event being hosted on their home turf this year. (more…)

05/30/16 3:33pm

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Hours after Riverhead’s Memorial Day Parade was called off due to inclement weather, hundreds of vehicles descended on the town.

Their destination: Calverton National Cemetery.

One annual tradition might have been canceled Monday, but another gave the community a place to honor the fallen anyway.  READ