The flags of Central and South American countries adorned the walls of the Vail-Leavitt Music Hall in Riverhead last weekend. Inside, guests enjoyed multicultural foods prepared by Guatemalan and Mexican restaurants as musicians entertained from the stage. READ
The Riverhead PBA is hosting a fundraiser for the 14-year-old son of a Riverhead Police Department dispatcher who is battling cancer. READ
Despite overcast skies, the 43rd annual Riverhead Country Fair drew thousands of people to the downtown area on an unseasonably warm October Sunday. READ
As the sun set Sunday evening, more than 200 Scouts gathered on an open lot across from the Mastic Fire Department. READ
At 11 a.m. Saturday, about a hundred people began slowly walking up Old Quogue Road in Riverside, from the Galilee Church of God in Christ to the street sign at the Flanders Road intersection.
That’s where a second sign was unveiled, giving the street the honorary designation of “Pastor Roy L. Pennon, Sr. Way.” READ
Some parents make it look effortless, but for most, taking toddlers out to eat can be chaotic. Factor in spilled drinks, dropped silverware, short attention spans and brewing tantrums, and the entire experience can be unpleasant for parents and other diners alike.
Laura Brewer and her daughter Amber know they aren’t the only ones who’ve experienced the waning patience and “been there” nods from other guests while eating out with children. READ
John and Alisa McMorris, the parents of Andrew McMorris, the Wading River boy tragically killed after being struck by a drunk driver while out on a hike with fellow scouts Sunday afternoon, released a statement this morning remembering their son. They also wanted to share a brief statement thanking the community for its support. The above photo was taken of Andrew, by his mother, moments before Sunday’s hike. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Branch Funeral Homes in Miller Place. Below is the McMorris’ comments, as sent to the News-Review through a family friend and spokesperson. READ
The Flanders Fire Department celebrated its 70th anniversary with a parade down Flanders Road on a beautiful afternoon Saturday. READ