08/05/18 6:00am
08/05/2018 6:00 AM

Ready your duct tape!

The Riverhead Cardboard Boat Race on the Peconic Riverfront is setting sail again on Saturday, Aug. 11. The free event hosted by the Riverhead Business Improvement District attracts hundreds to the dock to cheer on the duct-taped vessels. READ

08/03/18 6:00am
08/03/2018 6:00 AM

After joining the Butterfly Effect Project last spring, 15-year-old Taliyah Moore quickly earned her nickname: “Sunshine.”

“Your nickname is how people perceive you,” said Tijuana Fulford, who founded the group in 2014 with a goal of empowering girls. “[Taliyah] is always happy-go-lucky and doesn’t let [her wheelchair] determine what she wants to do.” READ

08/01/18 1:45pm
08/01/2018 1:45 PM

The former First Parish Church in Northville is up for sale, but a potential sympathetic buyer hopes to take it off the market soon.

The Long Island Buddhist Meditation Center has confirmed interest in buying the property, at the corner of Sound Avenue and Church Lane, with an eye toward preservation.  READ

07/31/18 12:05pm
07/31/2018 12:05 PM

After three generations, Gail Boyd and her brother, Wayne, are finally able to memorialize their great-grandparents’ gravesite.

The siblings had long know that Louisa Elizabeth Hunter and George Anderson Brazier Sr., both of Native American ancestry, were buried at Mattituck Presbyterian Church. They died two years apart, in 1920 and 1922, respectively. Ms. Boyd said her grandmother and mother had both tried to get a headstone placed there, but had been discouraged by the church.  READ