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The Chris Robinson Brotherhood, the newest collaboration formed by the Black Crowes’ lead singer, postponed its show at the Suffolk Theater Friday. The band will now perform Nov. 6.
Get more details at northforker.com.
There was some stiff bocce ball competition at Veterans Memorial Park Tuesday morning, where members of the Riverhead Town Board joined area bocce players to celebrate the opening of the Calverton park’s new courts. (more…)
The Riverhead Fire Department will host its 28th annual motorized drill tournament on Saturday.
The Ironmen — the volunteers’ racing team — is sponsoring the tournament, which will include fire departments from across Suffolk County competing in events like the bucket carry, the motorized pump and the three-man ladder. Central Islip Fire Department will attempt to defend its title after it won last year’s competition.
The drill will begin at noon at the fire department’s training ground near the Armory on Route 58.
Tickets cost $6 for adults and $3 for children and can be purchased at the tournament. Food and refreshments will be available.
See below for a video from last year’s competition:
With a Long Island Rail Road strike expected Sunday, the region’s major private transit company is stepping up to help fill the void for those needing to travel between the North Fork and New York City. (more…)
North Fork marshes will be treated for mosquito larvae Tuesday, Suffolk County officials announced.