Ask Lt. Col. Peter McCarthy about his personal accomplishments as leader of the Riverhead Navy Junior Reserves Officers Training Corps and he’ll likely tell you about NJROTC members and their accomplishments rather than what he’s done to help get them there.
More than 37 percent of people age 20 and over are obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control. As if finding time to work out isn’t hard enough — only 20 percent of us exercise regularly — keeping excess weight off is typically a challenge. Arguably a bigger challenge is getting rid of it in the first place.
Enter the Spartan Race. READ
We’ve been through the mountains of New Hampshire together and driven the scenic route on Cape Cod more than once.
We’ve been to concerts and baseball games, job interviews and construction sites, parties and funerals. Even a funeral or two that eventually turned into a party. READ
Change has been happening fast on both sides of the Peconic River in recent years — and more is on the way. READ
Last Tuesday, during the same meeting at which they officially adopted a long-term agricultural stewardship plan, Suffolk County legislators also gave another nod to the vital role farming plays in the county’s economy. They mandated that the Suffolk County Planning Commission include one member from the agricultural community at all times. READ
Six candidates are seeking three open seats on the Riverhead Board of Education next month, including two incumbents hoping to hold onto their positions. READ
It’s not uncommon for Georgia Malone to preface something she’s about to say with, “This is going to sound so weird, but …” or “This sounds nutty, but …”
Weird. Nutty. Outside the box. Eccentric. Call it what you want, but Ms. Malone’s property at 30 W. Main St. in downtown Riverhead — a commercial real estate enterprise that’s an extension of her own personal style — is at capacity.
Sometimes I wish my politically moderate opinions were as sexy as the extreme ones some use to elicit a strong response from people.
I just don’t share those views. I don’t think I can help it. READ