The red, white and blue of the American flag will once again blanket the North Fork on Monday, May 30, as local parades and ceremonies are held in observance of Memorial Day. READ
This week’s heat wave is set to stick around for Memorial Day weekend, according to the National Weather Service. READ
Hundred lined the streets of Riverhead Monday for this year’s Memorial Day parade. (more…)
One morning last week, Glenn Addario left his home in Coram and got to work about 7:45 a.m. His first task of the morning was digging a grave.
At Long Island National Cemetery in Farmingdale, Glenn checked in at maintenance headquarters and picked up a “dig slip” that told him where he’d start his day. The paper had coordinates he’d follow to locate the gravesite within the 365 acres, where more than 346,000 veterans and their close relatives are buried. (more…)
In keeping with tradition, Memorial Day will be observed Monday with a series of parades and ceremonies across the North Fork and Riverhead Town.
The following is Monday’s schedule of events: (more…)
As summer comes and seasonal traffic becomes commonplace in the area, local police will be out on the roads in coming weeks making a concerted effort to ticket those who aren’t wearing a seat belt in cars. (more…)
The more than 242,000 interments over the past 36 years at Calverton National Cemetery are the biggest reason so many Long Islanders spend their Memorial Day in Riverhead Town. (more…)