When she died at age 59 in 2010, Carol Pufahl left a legacy that included a love not only of reading and writing, but of teaching essential skills.
On last Friday, that legacy was put into action at Riverhead Free Library, where El Dia de los Niños (The Day of the Children), which takes place annually at libraries nationwide, received an added boost thanks in large part to the Carol Pufahl Literacy Foundation. READ
Kiddie Academy in Wading River recently held its annual Trike-A-Thon in conjunction with Trike/Bike Safety Awareness Week.
First, they lost their home in the 2012 wildfire.
The following year, their daughter Christine passed away at the age of 29.
Now, George and Kathleen Moretti will have to bury their son. READ
Old Steeple Community Church is sponsoring 7 a.m. Farmers Worship Services during May.
Happy May, one and all! It really kind of feels like March but I guess it’ll get warm soon. To get you in the mood for spring, Baiting Hollow Congregational Church will hold its annual yard sale Saturday, May 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. With 50-plus vendors I’m sure there will be something for everyone. In the event of rain, the event will be held May 14.
Nominees for the 14th Annual Teeny Awards, which showcase the best in local high school theater, were announced Wednesday morning.
The beginning of Colin Palmer’s play “True Stories” takes the audience on a journey back four centuries to when Native Americans lived in Riverhead before European settlers. Over the next 45 minutes, he recounts numerous historical events in the town’s history, including his own family’s, which dates back 200 years in Riverhead, he said. READ