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06/27/18 5:30am
06/27/2018 5:30 AM

Riverhead Little League is hoping to use the field at Iron Point Park in Flanders in the future, according to Jeremy Savio, the league’s president.

The Iron Point field had been the home of Flanders Little League until that league was folded into Riverhead’s in 2014 due to lack of participation. READ

05/04/18 8:25am
05/04/2018 8:25 AM

The southern pine beetle has ripped across Long Island and is now a major threat to the Pine Barrens.

The Suffolk County Parks Department received three grants totaling $225,000 to tackle the problem in January 2017, but the threat continues to spread, officials said during a press conference at Hubbard County Park in Flanders. More than 20,000 trees have died as a result of the beetle across the county, officials said. READ

04/10/18 10:55am
04/10/2018 10:55 AM

The bathroom building at the Wildwood Lake Bathing Beach Park in Northampton was covered in gang graffiti tags and obscenities aimed at the police last week, raising questions as to whether there is gang activity in that area.  READ

03/31/18 6:15pm
03/31/2018 6:15 PM

The Tyre Chapter #62 Order of Eastern Star hosted its fifth annual easter egg hunt at its lodge in Flanders Saturday morning. Children dashed around searching for colorful eggs filled with candy, but they had their eyes peeled especially the golden eggs, which each held a cash prize.

Colorful eggs dotted the Tyre Chapter #62 Order of Eastern Star lodge’s lawn before children quickly scooped them into their baskets. (Credit: Kelly Zegers)

Children darted in every direction the moment the egg hunt kicked off. (Credit: Kelly Zegers)

Liam Gill, 2, of Riverhead finds his first egg of the morning. (Credit: Kelly Zegers)

Where’s the golden egg? (Credit: Kelly Zegers)

Mecca Dozier, 8, of Calverton found a golden egg. (Credit: Kelly Zegers)

DJ McCoy, 4, of Riverhead on the hunt. (Credit: Kelly Zegers)

Andrew and Briana Arredondo, ages 9 and 7, count their eggs. (Credit: Kelly Zegers)

Some participants found well over 40 eggs. (Credit: Kelly Zegers)

The sunny Saturday brought out a large crowd to the Tyre Lodge. (Credit: Kelly Zegers)

Top photo caption: Audreyona McKay-Love, 6, of Riverhead hits the jackpot and found a handful of eggs hidden in a car tire. (Credit: Kelly Zegers)