12/12/14 6:00am

OK, it’s time for the rain to end. It is December after all. Let it snow! (Don’t give me that look!)

Riverhead Central School District deserves congratulations! It raised $5,000 for the Special Olympics at its Polar Plunge event at Cedar Beach in Mount Sinai Nov. 22. We are very proud of all of you for representing the district. Awesome job!  (more…)

12/11/14 6:00am

Living Water Church presents its show, “The Wonder of Christmas,” Dec. 11-13 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 14, at 3 p.m. I have attended this event for many years and it’s always been special. This presentation will definitely put you in the Christmas spirit. Tickets — $24 for adults and $19 for ages 62 and over and children under 17 — can be purchased online at lwfgc.org or by calling 722-4969. (more…)

12/06/14 8:29pm
12/06/2014 8:29 PM
Santa was everywhere Saturday night in Riverhead for Santacon. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Santa was everywhere Saturday night in Riverhead for Santacon. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Downtown Riverhead was host to its first ever Santacon Saturday as partygoers hopped from one bar to another decked out in Santa gear.

The festive event raised funds for the Brendan House, a longterm care facility for residents suffering from traumatic brain injuries.

Read more about the event on northforker.com.

12/06/14 6:00am

• The eighth annual ‘10×10=100’ art show and sale to benefit North Fork Environmental Council opened Friday, Dec. 5, with a preview at The South Street Gallery in Greenport. The show features works on 10-inch-square boards that are sold for $100 each, with proceeds split among the gallery, the artist and NFEC.

The sale will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6. Each customer will be given a number upon arrival and sales will take place in numerical order.  (more…)