Spring has sprung!
Volunteers have been diligently working to get Hallockville Museum Farm cleaned up in time for their busy spring season! The annual Spring Tea is this Friday, April 24, from 1 to 3 p.m. A beautiful assortment of delectable savories, sweets and teas will be served in the historic Naugles Barn, to be decorated this year with a display of hand-hooked rugs by local craftspeople; the tables will be adorned with vintage tablecloths and tea sets. (more…)
Police work to remove a utility pole from Main Road in Aquebogue after it was struck by a distracted driver. (Credit: Grant Parpan photos)
A Connecticut woman suffered minor injuries after crashing her sedan into a telephone pole on Main Road in Aquebogue Sunday, Riverhead Town police said. (more…)
Three farm workers were taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center after they experienced headaches and grogginess from carbon monoxide emitted by a space heater at Wells Farm in Aquebogue Tuesday, fire officials and a farm co-owner said.
The workers were in barn that was being heated by a kerosene space heater when they began feeling ill, said farm co-owner Eric Wells. (more…)
It’s beginning to look a lot like spring. I have been running around my house singing those words. This familiar Christmas song is being transformed into a tune of hope and it’s echoed in the birds singing in my yard. I actually ran out wearing just a sweatshirt the other day. It’s not yet time to pack up the winter coats and hats but the sunshine and warmer temperatures are definitely a sign that spring is on its way. (more…)
Happy birthday to Alexus Van Helmond of Jamesport. Alexus, who is up at college in Vermont, will be 19 on Feb. 28. Happy birthday, with love from your dad.
Congratulations to Bob and Paulette Sikora, who will soon be grandparents to a new baby boy. Their daughter, Ashley Sikora Pamer, is due May 1. The Sikoras celebrated their upcoming arrival with a baby shower Feb. 21 at The Birchwood of Polish Town. Many family members and friends attended, including Ashley’s godmother and 94-year-old aunt, Julia Praino. Ashley received many lovely gifts and a beautiful diaper cake made by Kerin Collins Voytek. Ashley and her husband, Greg, live in Baltimore, Md. (more…)
Riverhead police investigate at an Aquebogue nursery Friday evening. (Credit: Paul Squire)
The owner of an Aquebogue nursery discovered the body of a deceased male on his Main Road property Friday evening, Riverhead Town police have confirmed. (more…)
With temperatures in single digits at times today, Riverhead Town is urging people to stay indoors and has opened a warming center at the town Human Resource Center in Aquebogue from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday. (more…)
Belated wishes for a very happy birthday to Brian Sinclair, with much love from your friends and family. We hope your day was wonderful!
I have a confession to make. I’ve been praying very hard for a snowy winter. I would much rather have snow outside than look at gray skies and dead grass. But I think I’m just about over it. (more…)