10/29/17 9:43am
10/29/2017 9:43 AM

The streets of downtown Riverhead were alive with the undead as costumed ghouls — as well as those in less scary getups — traveled down Main Street for the annual Halloween parade on Saturday.

It was part of Riverhead’s annual Halloween Fest, which also featured trick-or-treating on Main Street, decorated lamp posts and the town’s first “coffin races.”

See our photos from the event. READ

10/21/17 10:18am
10/21/2017 10:18 AM

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.

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10/20/17 9:52am
10/20/2017 9:52 AM

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