The Reeves Park community held its annual 9/11 memorial Monday to pay respects to those who died on Sept. 11, 2001, when attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a jet airliner that crashed in Pennsylvania took almost 3,000 lives, including two from Reeves Park.
Brothers Doug and Rich Bassemir, who late last year followed tire tracks laid across the country by their grandfather 100 years ago in the same model 1917 Maxwell touring car, now have a book to commemorate the journey.
A week before Hurricane Harvey slammed southeastern Texas, Susan Wilk and her husband, Thomas, began preparations for what was to be the first of two trips this year to Port Aransas, Texas. There were JetBlue flights they needed to check and locations to plan around the trip.
What began as a summer project born out of a love for photography and history has turned into a 22-year-old’s own business. READ
Nate Phillips and Michelle Johnson.
Carrie Anderson of Aquebogue and Bill Johnson of Sherrill’s Ford, N.C., have announced the engagement of their daughter Michelle Johnson to Nate Phillips, son of Mark and Mary Bess Phillips. READ
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, which dramatically flooded parts of Texas and Louisiana and left thousands displaced from their homes and without basic necessities, locals across the North Fork are stepping up to help in different ways. READ
Two new playgrounds were installed this month in Wading River and Calverton and children are already making use of them, according to Riverhead Town officials.
The old equipment at Wading River beach was battered by nor’easters over the past nine years, town parks and recreation superintendent Ray Coyne said at last Thursday’s Town Board work session.
About 60 people gathered Monday night at the gazebo in the Peconic Riverfront Park to express solidarity against the white supremacy and violence that has taken place in Charlottesville, Virginia.