Throughout the years, Melissa Haupt has made a point of permanently displaying her students’ artwork on the walls of Riley Avenue Elementary School.
Upon entering the Calverton building, guests are greeted by mosaics depicting the four seasons and, in a nod to the Riverhead School District’s mascot, blue waves. A tree made from tiles that each child helped create adorns a space in the library, while large butterflies appear to fly up the walls near the courtyard.
An armed robbery was reported Sunday at a gas station in Calverton, according to a police press release.
Riverhead Town police have already arrested four individuals involved in the Thanksgiving Day trespassing incident at Splish Splash and a fifth has been identified. Now they’re asking for the public’s help to learn the identity of the final three suspects, who hopped a fence to the Calverton water park and filmed a BMX video on the slides. READ
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.
This past summer, Riverhead High School senior Chris Russo spent a warm July morning at Mood, the famous New York City fabric store often frequented by “Project Runway” contestants. READ
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Riverhead Town Police detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify the driver and vehicle involved in a hit-and-run crash in Calverton last month. READ
Update Tuesday: The copper angel statue that was reported missing by the man behind a 9/11 memorial in Calverton wasn’t missing after all.
According to Riverhead town police, the statue had been removed after it was damaged by high winds. Employees from the town fixed up the statue and were set to return it soon, police said.
Original story: A copper angel statue installed at the Calverton World Trade Center memorial has gone missing.
The prototype General Dynamics/Grumman F-111B fighter jet roared down the runway at Grumman’s base in Calverton on the afternoon of April 21, 1967. The interceptor jet, with its variable sleek wings, was the fourth in its line of test aircraft meant to serve as the United States’ next standard fighter jet. READ