George Kurovics enlisted with the U.S. Navy in 1944 at just 16 years old. (Credit: courtesy photo)
George Kurovics was proud of his military work in World War II, during which he served as a tail gunner on reconnaissance planes in the South Pacific.
“He was proud of his country just as much,” said his son, also George, in an interview Wednesday morning, a day after the 90-year-old was struck and killed on Main Road in Jamesport by an alleged drunken driver. (more…)
The Long Island Science Center would move if apartments get built. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
Tax breaks for a plan to build an apartment building in the current spot of the Long Island Science Center downtown will be the subject of a public hearing at Riverhead’s Industrial Development Agency meeting tonight.
The hearing will be held at 5 p.m. in Riverhead Town Hall. (more…)
Veterans are honored each year at Riverhead’s annual Veteran’s Day ceremony at the World War I memorial. (Credit: Paul Squire, file)
There are several ceremonies scheduled for Tuesday in recognition of Veterans Day on the North Fork. There’s also a “Veterans Day Dinner” event that’s running from noon to 9 p.m. today, Monday, in Greenport.
See below for a complete list of events.
A list of events for this week at each of the local schools, as listed on school calendars.
The Riverhead Blue Waves football team is hosting Deer Park at 1:30 p.m. today in the first round of the Division II playoffs. Michael Pallas is calling the game live on 1390 WRIV. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River sophomore Alex Kuhnle one her way toward scoring the only goal in Wednesday’s Class A county championship game. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
CLASS A COUNTY FINALS
No. 1 Sayville (15-0-3) vs. No. 2 SWR (17-0-1)
Dowling Sports Complex
In a battle of two unbeatens, Shoreham-Wading River faces Sayville this afternoon for the Class A county title in girls soccer. The Wildcats are playing in their first county title game since 2006 when they lost to Islip. Sayville is the defending county champion. (more…)
The Shoreham-Wading River school board is expected to vote on a nearly $7.03 million energy performance contract proposal at Tuesday night’s meeting.