KATHERINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | A mute swan mother with her cygnets.
Lunch at The Dory on the Island has been brightened for my wife and me by the sight of swans gliding on Chase Creek. If the the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has its way, that sight might be a thing of the past. (more…)
Back when I was a teenager, my friends and I used to call my mom “the night owl.” It’s kind of a redundant term if you think about it.
As late as I’d try to sneak in some weekend nights, there she would be: up on the couch, watching TV, waiting to give me “the look.” What I didn’t realize at the time was that somehow, her night owl genes would become a part of me. (more…)
I’m happy Eastern Long Island Hospital chose Stony Brook University Hospital as its partner. Since Peconic Bay Medical Center selected North Shore-LIJ, this decision theoretically gives local health care consumers a much larger pool in which to swim.
We have all been waiting and hoping for downtown Riverhead to be revitalized. We strongly believe in Riverhead’s potential and it seems, finally, like it might be realized after so many false starts. New stores have opened, the Suffolk Theater is attracting great acts and we seem on the verge of actually making things happen. READ
At this stage, motor vehicle accidents are an inevitable, unfortunate fact of life. As long as we have cars and roads, accidents and crashes are bound to occur.
Here on the North Fork, where many people visit and participate in activities that involve alcohol, the risk of a crash can increase. READ
Recently, the Riverhead Democrats have called for a moratorium on all new residential building in the downtown area. In my opinion this would be a mistake.
Darren Stakey of Riverhead will attempt to sing and play piano nearly five straight days next month. (Credit: courtesy)
Let’s get right to the first question.
In the 111 hours, 11 minutes and 11 consecutive seconds that Darren Stakey attempts to sing and play the piano, can he take a bathroom break?
“Obviously, it’s a big concern,” the 33-year-old Riverhead native said. (more…)