Can Riverhead Town handle two St. Patrick’s Day parades?
One for the Road Event Services is proposing a St. Patrick’s Day parade in downtown Riverhead on Saturday, March 18. The Emerald Society has planned its fourth annual parade in Jamesport for March 25.
When brothers Doug and Rich Bassemir set out last month to replicate a transcontinental journey their grandfather made 100 years ago — in the same model car — they quickly realized the undertaking raised the same question over and over: How did Grandpa do this?
The police scanner blared out an alert last Tuesday evening: on Roanoke Avenue, a taxi had collided with a van while pulling into a driveway. From her home a few miles away, Amanda Byrnes, a single mother of three and office manager at East End Transmissions, listened in.
As Kerrie McMullen-Smith and James Provencher chatted at her desk earlier this week, the longtime friends shared jokes and even finished each other’s sentences at times. READ
A new bishop has been appointed by Pope Francis to lead the Diocese of Rockville Centre, succeeding retiring Bishop William Murphy.
Bishop John Barres will assume his role as fifth bishop of Rockville Centre on Jan. 31, the diocese announced in a press release last Friday. He’ll oversee a population of more than 1.45 million Catholics across Long Island.
Listings prepared for Times/Review Newspapers by Suffolk Research Service, dated Nov. 2-15, 2016.
Following months of turmoil that saw two different interim leaders at the helm, the Riverhead Free Library’s board of trustees has made a decision on its new director. READ
Clear your schedules, theater lovers, because the Fringe Festival is coming to Riverhead this summer.
The international festival will last 10 days and feature never-before-seen plays, poetry readings, a jazz brunch and more.