Riverhead’s starting pitcher, Zach Hamilton, pitched five scoreless innings during which he held North Fork to one hit. (Credit: Daniel De Mato)
OSPREYS 3, TOMCATS 2
Like the blinding orange orb in the evening sky that descended on a slight arc toward left field at Jean W. Cochran Park, the sun is setting on the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League regular season.
The race for the playoffs is tight, remarkably tight. Like a game of musical chairs, six contending teams are cautiously circling, eyeballing the four playoff spots. When the music stops playing, two of those teams will be left standing, and disappointed.
Given the circumstances, the value of every win is magnified. Who knows how much good the North Fork Ospreys did for themselves by pulling off the stunning escape act they executed on Tuesday night? (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River guard Caitlin Mirabell goes up for a layup against Bayport-Blue Point Monday night. (Credit: Bill Landon)
The summer league roster for Shoreham-Wading River is divided into two general camps: the softball girls and the lacrosse girls. Depending on which day of the week it is, the Shoreham girls basketball team playing in the Town of Brookhaven Basketball League can count on at least one group’s absence. (more…)
As eighth-graders, former Shoreham students Kari Quinn (left), Nick Bottari and Kaitlyn Brosco all excelled on varsity in their respective sports. (File photos)
After years of debate, the Shoreham-Wading River’s athletics program now has a “selective classification” policy on the books. (more…)
A two-story restaurant is being proposed for a sliver of land between the Route 58 Taco Bell and Harrison Avenue. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
Riverhead’s smallest proposed restaurant keeps getting smaller and smaller.
Though reducing the size, the number of seats, and the number of parking lots the restaurant can hold hasn’t been enough to get approval from the Riverhead Planning Board.
At least, yet. (more…)
Milton L. Burns Park in Riverhead. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
Authorities say a Flanders man is being held in county jail on $5,000 bail after he allegedly pulled a knife on a woman and threatened to stab her near a downtown Riverhead park Monday afternoon. (more…)
Ray Pickersgill can often be found near his salon downtown. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
Ray Pickersgill is back in his old position as president of the Riverhead Business Improvement District Management Association. (more…)
Liz Dwyer sealed a place in the women’s singles final of the Bob Wall Memorial Tournament with a pair of two-set wins. Dwyer took down Mary Beth Corrazini, 6-3, 6-1, and Elizabeth Silano, 6-4, 6-2. She will face the winner of a semifinal between Rosemary Krocke and Molly Kowalski. Krocke was a finalist last year, losing to Kate Freudenberg. (more…)
Suffolk County Historical Society executive director Kathy Curran in the organization’s East Wing Gallery Thursday. Workers are moving furniture and artwork into storage while the space is restored. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
The Suffolk County Historical Society is one step closer toward giving its East Wing Gallery a makeover. (more…)