The 12 men and women who comprise the North Fork team of Rebuilding Together Long Island, a volunteer-led organization that provides free home repairs to neighbors in need, are ready to get their hands dirty for a good cause. All the newly formed group needs is its first project. READ
During the summer, considerable emphasis is placed on ways to safeguard against tick bites. Less discussed but also important is how to avoid the omnipresent threat of poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac — three plants that all cause the same itchy, persistent skin rash. READ
He retired from his job as an electrician in 1999, but Nick Ranieri still averages an eight-hour workday.
Each morning, the 78-year-old Mattituck resident rises around 7 a.m. An hour or two later, he laces his white New Balance sneakers and retreats to his impressive backyard vegetable garden READ
Whenever I tell someone I have a black belt in karate, his or her eyes invariably widen. Seconds later, I’m usually subjected to the following half-joking inquiry: “Could you beat me up?”
One of downtown Riverhead’s newest arrivals isn’t a pizzeria or performance hall. Instead, it’s the second location of the Long Island chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. READ
For many, the word conjures images of swinging pendulums and incantations of “You are getting sleepy, ver-r-r-y sleepy.”
Sean Nethercott’s longtime appreciation for architecture and construction made his decision to enter the real estate field in 2010 an arguable no-brainer. The New Suffolk resident’s background as a business owner further sealed the deal.
This year’s summer vacation will be cut short for students in the Riverhead School District.
Classes will begin Friday, Sept. 2, so the calendar can accommodate additional snow days if necessary, said Riverhead Superintendent Nancy Carney.