Riverhead’s annual holiday parade and bonfire were held Saturday, drawing hundreds to downtown Riverhead to celebrate the season. The parade followed its usual route from down Main Street and eventually ending on the Peconic River, where the large bonfire lit up the sky. A tree lighting and visits with Santa rounded out the evening. READ
New York’s lieutenant governor and the Suffolk County executive joined local officials Monday for a “ribbon cutting” to celebrate the opening of Peconic Crossing, a 45-unit affordable rental project in downtown Riverhead. (more…)
The Long Island Sports Park was aglow during the opening night of the inaugural Riverhead Holiday Light Show Friday.
The drive-through light show — billed as the largest in Suffolk County — features about two miles of large illuminated displays such as a snowflake tunnel and an ice palace. The displays are also synchronized to music on the radio. READ
Local veteran’s organizations, auxiliary groups, Riverhead Scouts Pack 242 and Riverhead Town officials joined together Sunday in remembrance of Veterans Day. The ceremony took on added meaning as Nov. 11, 2018, marked the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.READ