A Nike Fuel Band. (Nike photo)
My new best friend goes everywhere I go. He’s the first to greet me in the morning, the last to say good night. The only place he doesn’t follow me is into the shower, and that’s because his electrical circuits will short out if he gets too wet. (more…)
Harold ‘Smokey’ Schaefer (left) with fire chief Bobby Taylor (center) as he was presented with the 1979 Fireman of the Year award. (Riverhead Fire Department courtesy photo)
You know you’re a pretty legendary fireman when you’ve earned the nickname Smokey.
The cooperation and understanding of all residents is essential for the town highway department to achieve its objective of maintaining or restoring the roadways so they are open and safe for travel as promptly and efficiently as possible during winter snowstorms.
Farm workers harvesting spinach at Bayview Farm on the Main Road in Aquebogue. Photo by Barbaraellen Koch.
I’ve had a question on my mind: If a son or a daughter were about to decide on a career, which choice of theirs would make me proud? Here are some answers.
You can learn a lot from observing a group of kids singing around a birthday cake.
Most are licking their chops, thinking about nothing more than shoving cake in their mouths. There’s also the antsy, thrill-seeking kid who nearly pushes the guest of honor off her chair just to help blow out some candles. (more…)
GRANT PARPAN PHOTO | Councilman George Gabrielsen, right, giving a proclamation to New-Review reporter Tim Gannon declaring Jan. 23, 2014, “Tim Gannon Day” in Riverhead Town.
If you’ve ever read the News-Review, you’ve probably seen Tim Gannon’s byline.
Tim has been a reporter for the paper since 1996, covering everything from Town Hall and police news to 100th birthday parties and school board meetings.
TIM GANNON PHOTO | This building, across the street from town hall, will be subject to a public hearing shortly.
I am the owner and operator of Mainstream House Recovery Homes, the subject of last week’s “Guest Spot” article. I would like to respond to author Jerry Bilinski’s many random and false finger-pointings with regard to self-pay recovery homes that do not fall within the realm of a 501(C)3. His many haphazard, seemingly made-up-on-the-spot allegations are reckless and have the potential to put in jeopardy the lives of many individuals who, without a structured recovery home, could potentially have nowhere else to go. (more…)
One autumn Sunday my brother tuned in to watch the game. When a “Law and Order” rerun came on instead of pickup truck commercials, cheerleaders and mayhem, he turned to his wife, Sue, who was reading the newspaper, and asked, “Why do you think they’d cancel the game?” (more…)