08/18/14 8:00am
08/18/2014 8:00 AM
(Credit: Tim Gannon)

(Credit: Tim Gannon)

Hundreds of planes, jets and helicopters converged on the western runway at the Enterprise Park at Calverton Saturday and then flew around the area for most of the day.

All of them weighed less than 50 pounds.

Saturday was “National Model Aviation Day” and Edgewood Flyers of Deer Park celebrated by having a model aviation “fly-in” at EPCAL.   (more…)

08/04/14 10:00am
08/04/2014 10:00 AM
A screen shot of the music video created to honor a Peconic Landing employee. (Credit: Youtube)

A screen shot of the music video created to honor a Peconic Landing employee. (Credit: Youtube)

Patricia Lutzky of Peconic Landing was recently awarded LeadingAge New York’s “Professional of the Year” award, and staff members and residents couldn’t be more pleased.

In fact, to show their sheer delight with Ms. Lutzky’s win, everyone at the retirement community came together to create a congratulatory video to the Pharrell Williams’ pop hit “Happy.” (more…)

08/04/14 8:00am
Riding the boards competition. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Riding the boards competition. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts from across the Northeast gathered at the Elks Lodge in Riverhead Sunday afternoon for an annual party.

Organized by local members of the Road Reapers Motorcycle Club, the event included live music, food and a little friendly competition.  (more…)

07/21/14 9:00am
Ashlyn Galante, 2, of Mineola chows down at the Harbes Sweet Corn Festival on Sunday. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Ashlyn Galante, 2, of Mineola chows down at the Harbes Sweet Corn Festival on Sunday. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

It was good ol’ wholesome family fun at Harbes Family Farm on Sunday as the Mattituck farm celebrated 25 years of growing its staple crop, sweet corn.

Festivities at the Sound Avenue agritainment center included tug-of-war, limbo, corn toss and the festival’s marquee event, a corn eating contest.

See more photos on northforker.com

05/26/14 11:00am
Christina Lettick, 16, of Port Jefferson works on 'Fire and Ice' with friend Kurt Librandi, 16, also of Port Jefferson. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Christina Lettick, 16, of Port Jefferson works on ‘Fire and Ice’ with friend Kurt Librandi, 16, also of Port Jefferson. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Hundreds of people visited downtown Riverhead Sunday for East End Arts’ 18th annual Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival.

This year’s festival included an arts and crafts fair, live music, food and children’s activities.

Check out photos from the event on northforker.com.

01/28/14 10:50pm
01/28/2014 10:50 PM

DANIEL DE MATO PHOTO  |  Riverhead’s Faith Johnson-DeSilvia sinks a layup past Smithtown East defenders Victoria Redmond (#15) and Sam Delaney.

The Riverhead girls basketball team dropped its third straight game Tuesday night, falling 46-31 at home against Smithtown East. The Blue Waves, who are out of playoff contention, are now 2-9 in League III. The Bulls improved to 9-2 in league. (more…)