Many people use the term March Madness and I’m never sure whether they’re referring to the NCAA basketball tournament or the excitement brought forth by St. Patrick’s Day, with its parades and general good will. We were in Savannah and were amazed at the size of its parade. We soon learned that it’s the second biggest one in America. In Georgia. Who knew? READ
The East End Emerald Society held its third annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in Jamesport Saturday afternoon.
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Hundreds of children with parents and grandparents in tow descended on the ballfields of Stotzky Park Friday evening for the annual Town of Riverhead Egg Hunt organized by the Recreation Department. READ
A very Happy St. Patrick’s Day, friends and neighbors. I hope you are all donning your green because today EVERYONE is Irish! I’ll be wearing my wool, green shamrock sweater as I do every year. The sweater came from Ireland several years back when I had lived there for almost a year. What a wonderful and beautiful country Ireland is indeed.
A Teen Art Show, featuring artwork by Riverhead High School students in grades 9-12, is currently on display at Riverhead Free Library through March 23. An opening reception was held March 4. The event is sponsored by the Friends of Riverhead Free Library and the Youth and Family Services department and is dedicated in memory of Vincent Nasta, who was a beloved RHS art teacher. Be sure to stop by and take a look.
Rev. Charles Coverdale, center, and Assistant Pastor Cynthia Liggon line up behind attorney Guy Germano at the podium Tuesday.
A proposed Community Benefit Zoning District was greeted with almost unanimous support at a standing room only public hearing at Tuesday’s Riverhead Town Board meeting, as was the Family Community Life Center, First Baptist Church’s long-planned multi-use project that would need the new zoning to be enacted in order to move forward. READ
On the heels of seeing one home in the area demolished at the ordering of Southampton Town — and another soon to come — members of local civic groups in Flanders, Riverside and Northampton have made a list of 15 other blighted properties they’d like to see torn down. READ