Sean Peyton, 8, of Riverhead with neighbor Willie Walker. (Photos by Katharine Schroeder)
The Riverhead recreation department held its 17th annual snapper tournament along the Peconic riverfront on Saturday morning.
Because of the recent rains, the fish weren’t biting as much as in years past, but several people managed to hook a snapper or two. The fish were measured and thrown back into the water. (more…)
Sean Kelly, 3, of East Moriches mimics riders in the tractor pull competition.
The sun was shining and there was just a hint of autumn in the air for the second day of the Hallockville Museum Farm’s 34th annual Fall Festival and Craft Show Saturday. (more…)
Riverhead running back Ryun Moore scored three touchdowns in Saturday’s win. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder photos)
The game might not have played out the way the coaches drew it up, but Riverhead’s Week One win over West Islip sure was a thriller. (more…)
The LIRR G-16 park train, which was at the 1964-1965 World’s Fair. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
The Railroad Museum of Long Island is hosting a festival this weekend to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the LIRR G-16 Park Train, which ran at the 1964 World’s Fair in Queens. (more…)
(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…)
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…)
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…)
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.
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