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
This year marks the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day, with the treaty that brought the end to the Great War, World War I, signed at the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month, 1918. Veterans Day ceremonies are planned across the North Fork to commemorate Veterans Day. READ
A bedtime story and a new set of matching pajamas. For some kids, that’s all it takes for a good night’s sleep. READ
Children’s screams were audible from down the block from the trick-or-treaters who dared to enter the Fishel Fright Fest on Halloween night. (more…)
The weather gave organizers of the 2018 Halloween Festival a scare, causing the annual parade to be rescheduled to Sunday, instead of Saturday as originally planned.
Saturday’s nor’easter, which flooded parts of downtown Riverhead, also cancelled the coffin races, but didn’t stop hundreds from attending the postponed parade Sunday. READ
Due to the forecast of heavy rains and winds Saturday, paired with high tides and potential river flooding, the Riverhead Business Improvement District Management Association has made changes to the schedule for the planned Halloween Fest this weekend, according to Diane Tucci, the executive director for the BIDMA.
In recent years, many apartment buildings have been under construction or already built in downtown Riverhead.
And more may be coming. READ