When Larry Williams began working at Calverton National Cemetery, only a few hundred people were interred there. It was January 1979 and the cemetery had opened just months earlier.
Mr. Williams was 22 years old, fresh out of the Air Force and had been hired as a temporary caretaker.
It had been six years between county champions for Riverhead when Ed Matyka pulled off an improbable comeback in the Section XI Championships in February 2015. Matyka, then a senior, went on to place fourth in the state and earned all-American honors. READ
Nearly five years after longtime Northville civic leader Kieran “Kerry” Moran died from injuries he sustained after he was hit by a car driven by a Riverhead Town employee, a settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed by his family against the town.
Cross country runners in New York can expect to compete in any combination of difficult conditions. Katherine Lee of Shoreham-Wading River has raced through rain, frigid temperatures and wind.
But she had never quite experienced what awaited last weekend in Oregon at the Nike Cross Nationals. READ
Riverhead has long been compared to Patchogue in the eyes of many, heralded as the next area in Suffolk to blossom into a fully revitalized and vibrant downtown.
Well, keep the comparisons coming. READ
After a series of gruesome animal deaths believed to be “ritual killings,” The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals asking for volunteers to help investigate cases of animal cruelty. READ
Miguel Pacajoj mugshot. (Credit: Riverhead police)
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