In the words of C.K. Auto in Wading River, “Can you believe summer is over?” How true. August is gone and we started September with small periods of heat spikes. But for the most part, summer is also gone and the weather is gorgeous, feeling more like autumn. (more…)
Brrr! I actually wore shoes Sunday morning. That didn’t last long, but it was chilly!
Get ready for lots of orange as the arrival of pumpkins is right around the corner. Good luck, everyone! (more…)
Sean Kelly, 3, of East Moriches mimics riders in the tractor pull competition.
The weather is changing and it’s beginning to look a lot like fall on the North Fork!
Hallockville Museum Farm’s Fall Festival was a huge success; lots of people, crafts and fall fun. There is always something interesting happening at Hallockville. (more…)
Wells Homestead Farmstand in Aquebogue. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
Well, here we are again. It’s September, back-to-school time on our North Fork. Teachers in many classrooms will ask youngsters to write a few paragraphs describing their summer vacations. And those youngsters will groan and then settle down, attempting to use big, important-sounding words, trying to impress their teacher. (more…)
Congratulations to Dianne Marie (Weiss) Niemeyer and her husband, Staff Sgt. Gary Niemeyer, on the birth of their son, Chasyn Garrett, on Aug. 19. Chasyn weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 18 inches. Dianne is a 2003 graduate of Riverhead High School. Gary is in the U.S. Army and is stationed in Fort Stewart, Ga. Proud grandparents Kathy and Ricky Muller are simply delighted with the new addition to their family. (more…)
Happy September. I hope everyone returned to school without too many tears — kids and moms alike. I wish everyone a great school year. Funny how now that it’s September we’re having the hottest days of the summer. Oh well, it was a great summer weather-wise, even if we didn’t hit 90 degrees. I’ll take it over shoveling snow and dealing with ice any day.
The graduating class of 2014 at Shoreham-Wading River was the last for longtime teacher Kevin Mann. (Credit: Bill Landon, file)
Kevin Mann, former faculty leader of the Global Awareness Club and prominent member of the Hope Children’s Fund, who recently retired, sent a message to the parents and students of Shoreham-Wading River High School to express his thanks to the community for a “40-year relationship that started in 1974 and ended with the commencement of the Class of 2014. (more…)
Summer is not over! There are still a few more “official” weeks left; you just need to get out and enjoy it. Get going; the beach isn’t going anywhere. (more…)