A Queens man clinging to an overturned kayak in Long Island Sound drifted a mile and half off shore before being safely rescued Thursday afternoon with the assistance of a Suffolk Police helicopter, according to Wading River Fire Chief Kevin McQueeney. READ
For several elected officials from Riverhead and Southampton towns, the former Howard Johnson’s that stood at the south side of the Riverside traffic circle brings back memories of yesteryear. (more…)
Charlie Lincoln stood between his parents as they each grasped the giant, gold scissors. Together, they cut the pink ribbon tied across the entrance to Claire’s Corner to mark the official opening of the new toddler section at the Mattituck-Laurel Library. READ
As she stood at the Route 58 traffic circle Saturday holding signs warning motorists of the dangers of drinking and driving, Margarita Jimenez would share her story with anyone willing to listen. Several people stopped to share their own story of how a drunken driving incident affected their life or someone they know. READ
When Riverhead Tomcats coach John Galanoudis handed the ball to pitcher Beau Keathley out of the bullpen in the eighth inning Saturday, he delivered a simple message.
“I told him, ‘Hey man, this is your game. Go get ’em,’ ” Galanoudis said. READ
Two days after her final competition of the season, Rachel Doroski was already back in the gym.
It was mid-morning Monday when Doroski, having recently celebrated her 21st birthday, arrived at Maximus in Riverhead. On tap was a roughly two-hour workout. READ
In his two seasons on varsity at Shoreham-Wading River High School, Tyler Pepper helped lead the Wildcats to a pair of memorable seasons. In his senior season in 2017, the Wildcats won the county championship and set the program record for most wins. READ
The Riverhead Little League all-star team defeated Moriches 7-1 Tuesday at Stotzky Park in the semifinals of the District 36 Tournament. READ