A number of community groups raised more than $2,000 to buy play equipment and art supplies for the Long Island Head Start on Flanders Road in Riverside.
The equipment and supplies — including tricycles, bike helmets, basketballs, footballs and soccer balls, art supplies and a small house with a sliding board — were presented to students Friday morning.
The lock and key from Riverhead’s first jailhouse in 1792; a photo of a 100-foot-high water tower that used to stand in Grangebel Park; a banner from Riverhead High School’s Class of 1918, which is maroon, not blue; and a photo of the Capitol Theatre on West Main Street, which existed from 1920 and, along with the Suffolk Theater, was a downtown movie theater until it was demolished in the early 1960s. READ
Bob Jester grimaces with each movement. His hands clutch two parallel bars at waist height positioned at the end of a trainer’s table at Peconic Landing’s rehabilitation center in Greenport. Seated in front of him, therapist and exercise physiologist Betty Carlson positions a band around his waist and holds with each hand to help Mr. Jester steady himself as he slowly stands away from the edge of the table.
Riverhead Polish Hall was packed Thursday night with firemen, emergency medical technicians (EMTs), police officers and community members who came out to support the eighth annual Heidi’s Helping Angels fundraiser dinner.
While feeding her cats one day, Adrienne Statfeld’s left hand suddenly went numb and the cats’ water bowl came crashing to the floor. READ
Riverhead Town plans to officially open on Saturday the resurfaced hockey rink at Stotzky Park that will host roller hockey, deck hockey and pickleball. READ
Riverside Rediscovered and Renaissance Downtowns are perhaps best known locally as Southampton Town’s “master developers” for Riverside, an area that has long been known for blight, crime and the inability to attract new businesses due to environmental constraints.
“Young Frankenstein” kicks off a full season of musicals at North Fork Community Theatre in Mattituck, which is celebrating its 60th season.