I hope everyone had a wonderful, safe holiday season. Old Man Winter has found us and brought a lot of white stuff. Stay safe out there.
We have a lot of birthdays this month. Happy 1st birthday to Adalynn Gray Bishop on Jan. 12 from Mommy, Daddy, Móraí, Grandpa and the rest of her family and friends. I can’t believe she is already 1. Feels like just yesterday her grandmother was posting pictures of her newborn granddaughter. There will be a huge celebration with family and friends at the Birchwood on Jan. 14.
Welcome to the first major snowstorm of the year! I hope your snowblowers and shovels worked to perfection while digging out the driveways, walkways and steps. What a beautiful winter wonderland it was.
Happy New Year! I’m hoping it will be a good year for all. We must take time to do the things we want to do, enjoy friendships and, of course, smell the roses.
A tradition dating back almost three decades continued this year with the Riverhead News-Review’s annual People of the Year awards to honor those who have made a difference in our community. READ
One of Riverhead’s biggest sporting events takes place each August, tucked away on the town basketball court on Horton Avenue.
Despite very little promotion, it manages to draw thousands of spectators, as 10 teams from Riverhead and as far away as New York City and New Jersey sweat it out for bragging rights and a cash prize. READ
Christmas shined a little brighter this year for families living in some of Long Island’s poorest neighborhoods thanks to the efforts of one Riverside native.
Tijuana Fulford, 33, a former Girl Scout and mother of three young children, surprised nearly 90 young girls with mountains of presents Dec. 21 at the Riverhead Town Senior Center in Aquebogue.
Listings prepared for Times/Review Newspapers by Suffolk Research Service, dated Nov. 23-29, 2016.
As the Riverhead News-Review recaps the past year, here’s a look at the most-read stories of 2016.
The reporters and editors at the Riverhead News-Review have covered a lot of stories this year. We asked our staff for their favorites.