A day for celebration in Riverhead turned into a day to remember. As Riverhead High School’s 346 seniors accepted their diplomas during the June commencement ceremony, they also reflected on two classmates who couldn’t be there: John Anderson and Danielle Lawrence. READ
It was Valentine’s Day 2015 when Tony Lawrence saw his daughter Danielle for the final time. READ
One by one the 346 graduates of Riverhead’s Class of 2017 walked across the podium inside Riverhead High School’s gymnasium Saturday morning. They smiled, waved toward gleaming parents in the bleachers and posed for photos with their diplomas.
Finally, only two names remained. READ
Tony Lawrence’s former lacrosse players held a fundraiser at Digger’s on Thursday to establish a scholarship in Danielle Lawrence’s memory. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo photos)
Digger’s Ales N’ Eats in Riverhead was packed during a fundraiser Thursday night to establish a scholarship in Danielle Lawrence’s memory.
Former Riverhead High School lacrosse players are holding a fundraising Feb. 26 at Digger’s Ales N’ Eats to establish a scholarship in Danielle Lawrence’s memory.
Danielle Lawrence (Facebook)
Riverhead High School graduates have launched a fundraising campaign to help their former lacrosse coach with funeral expenses for his daughter and ex-wife, who were killed in a double-murder at their Wading River home Sunday.
A candlelight vigil was held in Wading River on Monday to honor 17-year-old Danielle Lawrence. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo photos)
Riverhead High School sophomore Amaya Coach knew Danielle Lawrence since the third grade.
On Monday, Amaya broke down in front of a group of about 70 people and told them how much she loved her friend, who was killed the night before in an apparent double-murder suicide.
“She shouldn’t have died the way she did,” Amaya said, after placing a small stuffed teddy bear in the snow.