The plane is taxied back to its hangar Wednesday night. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson)
The tandem skydiving accident that killed a 25-year-old Medford man and critically injured the instructor was “unequivocally” caused by a mini-tornado known as a “dust devil,” according to the national director of the United States Parachute Association. (more…)
Investigators at the scene of a fatal skydiving accident at Skydive Long Island in Calverton Wednesday evening. (Credit: Grant Parpan)
A New York City corrections officer was killed one day before his birthday and another man was critically injured in a skydiving accident at Skydive Long Island in Calverton July 30, officials said. (more…)
The land where the Calverton Manor project wanted to build just to the west of Manor Lane on Route 25 in Calverton. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch photo)
A decade-old lawsuit challenging Riverhead Town’s 2003 master plan update, which Town Board members had considered settling two years ago, was decided in the town’s favor last week. (more…)
Chicken will be grilled up Aug. 2 at Baiting Hollow Congregational Church. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder, file)
I hope all’s well with everyone as we enjoy this rather cool summer. I love it!
Baiting Hollow Congregational Church’s annual chicken barbecue will take place Saturday, Aug. 2. If you’ve never gone, you should. Chicken with all the trimmings will make you content. Takeout will be available. The rain date is Aug. 3 but hopefully that won’t be needed. Enjoy! (more…)
The subdivision planned across from Hering Farm on Youngs Avenue in Riverhead has been in the works for 25 years. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
Twenty-seven new homes are being proposed for Youngs Avenue in Calverton, right next to the town landfill.
The preliminary subdivision application calls for residential lots averaging 30,000 square feet and two large areas of open space on a 51-acre site immediately west of the Riverhead Town landfill, which is no longer used for that purpose. (more…)
What a great weekend. Despite the rain on July 4, which we needed, it was awesome! Local sweet corn is here, along with raspberries and blueberries. Lots of good stuff, with more to come. (more…)
A pair of East End DWI Task Force checkpoints set up in Riverhead Town led to the arrest of six drivers Saturday night and Sunday morning, town police said. (more…)
Local strawberries from last May. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder, file)
Happy summer! May it go very, very slow and be a nice, balmy 80 degrees or so.
If you didn’t get any strawberries yet you may still have a few days, but beware, they’re almost gone. As one tasty fruit leaves, something else takes its place. Peas, zucchini and squash have arrived and on the near horizon will be sweet corn. (more…)