As tension simmers between the two main characters in Thomas Barnes’ short film “Porgies and Bass,” the bluffs of a Baiting Hollow beach loom in the background. Mr. Barnes angled some of the shots to show a series of wooden stairs leading down to the sand that were damaged in Superstorm Sandy and never repaired. READ
Sean Donohue can complete a Rubik’s Cube in 39 seconds, the fastest of anyone in his fifth-grade class last year at Pulaski Street Elementary School.
The 11-year-old, now a sixth-grader, can also use the cube to create different patterns — flowers, checkers, stripes and more —in a matter of seconds. READ
A new form of medical marijuana — a controlled-dose, solid-fill pill — is now available at Columbia Care’s medical marijuana dispensary in Riverhead.
When Congressman Lee Zeldin challenged his Democratic predecessor, Tim Bishop, in 2014, he ran a campaign promising to be on the frontline of issues facing Congress. READ
The Shoreham-Wading River High School girls cross-country coach, Paul Koretzki, has seen Katherine Lee do some amazing things, but what Lee did on Saturday may have topped the cake.
Lee, a junior, has quite a running résumé. She was a state champion as a freshman and fourth as a sophomore. The last two years she was selected as Suffolk County’s most outstanding runner. READ
A proposal to give the Town Board approval power over subdivision applications at the Enterprise Park at Calverton, parts of downtown Riverhead and Railroad Avenue drew only one speaker during a public hearing Tuesday. READ
At 5:40 p.m. last Wednesday, longtime Riverhead News-Review photographer Barbaraellen Koch emailed a story pitch to the newspaper’s editors. The subject line said “don’t forget to do a story about this guy.”
A public hearing on a plan to pierce the state tax cap in Riverhead Town’s 2017 budget would surely generate some feedback, right?