11/21/16 9:00am
11/21/2016 9:00 AM


The prototype General Dynamics/Grumman F-111B fighter jet roared down the runway at Grumman’s base in Calverton on the afternoon of April 21, 1967. The interceptor jet, with its variable sleek wings, was the fourth in its line of test aircraft meant to serve as the United States’ next standard fighter jet. READ

11/17/16 3:39pm
11/17/2016 3:39 PM

Victoria Erick, a Wading River resident, planned the perfect surprise 60th birthday party for her mom, Loretta, whose special day is Oct. 3. It was tricky getting the smart and savvy Loretta out of the house in time for guests to arrive but Victoria pulled it off long enough for 40 guests to arrive and hide. Totally taken by surprise on Oct. 22 as friends and family stepped out of the shadows, Loretta was left speechless. What a wonderful party, Victoria and family, and what a great time we had.Happy birthday once more, Loretta. May your 60th be just the beginning of many more happy birthdays ahead. Now, what can we do for next year? (more…)

11/15/16 5:55am
11/15/2016 5:55 AM

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One of the goals of the newly formed Peconic River Community Development Alliance is to bring people of different backgrounds and ethnicities together in Riverhead Town. From noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, they’ll attempt to do just that by uniting residents through their stomachs.