When Paola Zuniga-Tellez moved from Brooklyn to the East End in 2005, she noticed a lack of information and representation for the Latino community as a whole — a sad experience, she said.
Now, Ms. Zuniga-Tellez, who was born in Mexico and came to the United States as a teenager, hopes to close that gap as a member of the Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association’s board of directors — the first Latina elected to the group’s board in its 18-year history.
Laurel Sisson has dedicated her time to Riverhead Free Library for almost 50 years.
Her professional career there began in 1966. She worked in multiple departments, including the children’s room and reference desk, and was later an assistant director. READ
The following is the News-Review’s annual listing of Easter services hosted by local churches. READ
Don Oliver has been a hard worker his entire life.
A member of the United States Navy during the Vietnam War, Mr. Oliver then spent the next three decades as a truck driver for numerous companies, traveling from New York to Florida and everywhere in between.
For the fourth consecutive year, Times Review Media Group, publishers of the Riverhead News-Review, took home more awards than any other newspaper group from the New York Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest, earning a total of 69 awards.
The North Fork Breast Health Coalition held its annual Pink Pearl Gala on Friday at East Wind in Wading River. The organization honored its founders Ann Cotten-DeGrasse and her late husband, Antonio DeGrasse, with the Pink Pearl Community Service Award.
Voters on Tuesday approved Riverhead Free Library’s proposed 2017-18 budget, remaining under New York State’s tax cap at a tax levy increase of 1.03 percent. READ
A project nearly five decades in the making has come to fruition for East End Arts.
The nonprofit arts organization announced the opening of a new recording studio at its downtown Riverhead Carriage House, which will allow musicians from across the East End and neighboring towns to record on professional equipment.