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Grant Parpan

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

11/27/15 9:00am

TR1126_RE_contest2_KS_C.jpgA life-sized Santa Claus climbing a ladder near a front door. An antique manger decorated with vintage multi-colored bulbs. A Christmas village with a decades-old Lionel train set running through it.

These are just a few of the sights we saw on our first Deck the Halls holiday decorating contest last year, during which we visited more than 30 of the best-decorated homes on the North Fork. This time, we hope to see even more holiday spirit as we bring the contest back for a second season. READ

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11/27/15 6:00am

Paul DeCabia

On Saturday morning, family and friends will say goodbye to longtime volunteer Riverhead football coach Paul DeCabia during a funeral mass at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church in Riverhead.

Soon after, many of Coach DeCabia’s former players will pay their respects to the coach, who died Sunday, in a way only the Blue Waves football family could.

They’ll bring his cremated remains back to the football field and ring the victory bell in his honor.


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11/23/15 9:00am

Boy Scouts of America Troop 94 Wading RIver

The Boy Scout oath features three promises: a duty to God and country, to other people and to self. It’s a scout leader’s responsibility to uphold that code.

In Wading River Troop 94, just who will lead the scouts moving forward has suddenly come into question.  READ

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10/15/15 12:00pm


As he lay in Ward 32 at Bellevue Hospital, Judge George F. Stackpole was studied by a stream of physicians and surgeons who had gathered from around New York City.

It was Oct. 11, 1915, three days after the former Riverhead Town justice was first hospitalized for treatment of anthrax.  READ