05/26/18 2:23pm
05/26/2018 2:23 PM

“One thing I always remember about Briggs is that he was totally one-of-a-kind,” Jordan Harden said Saturday at a ceremony for his friend, Techical Sergeant Dashan Briggs, the Riverhead native who died in a March 15 helicopter crash in Iraq while serving as a member of the 106th Rescue Wing at Francis S. Gabreski airbase in Westhampton Beach. READ

05/25/18 6:00am
05/25/2018 6:00 AM

Music performed by the Riverhead Middle School band filled the ears of nearly two dozen people gathered outside Peconic Bay Medical Center Thursday afternoon.

The crowd came out to honor and thank veterans for their service in honor of Memorial Day and witness The Auxiliary at Peconic Bay Medical Center donate a $3,500 check to Boots on the Ground — a team of veterans who provide veterans and their families with food and furniture, and also ships monthly care packages to the military units that don’t have access to supplies. READ