On an overcast Saturday afternoon in October, longtime Riverhead High School football and track coach Sal Loverde held a microphone to share his memories of Dashan Briggs. It was in the hallways of Riverhead Middle School more than a decade earlier that Mr. Loverde first got to know Dashan as “a curious young man looking to build his knowledge.” READ
As the coaches surveyed the talent in front of them, the long-term future of the Bishop McGann-Mercy baseball program came into focus. In early March, the 2018 team convened to begin the season with a roster featuring talented underclassmen who had the coaches thrilled about the possibilities for upcoming years.READ
There are few bigger thrills for us as a media organization than our annual People of the Year awards. The winners’ stories of community service, dedication and perseverance are always inspirational.
Choosing the recipients is a painstaking process. It takes several months to compile all the information on the winners and produce the mini-documentaries that we present at the formal awards ceremony in March. But it’s worth it every time when we see their genuine thanks and joy. READ
It’s been 30 years since Times Review Media Group honored its first people of the year.
Published only in The Suffolk Times that first go-round, the list of honorees was top ped by overall Person of the Year Linda Graham. Ms. Graham, a mother of five and co-founder of the Southold Hospice in Progress program, had died just one month earlier in a tragic crash at the age of 44.
In August, we put out a call for People of the Year nominees. With just one month until our deadline for submissions, we’re once again asking for the community’s help in finding this year’s recipients.
So it was written on a few T-shirts at Thursday night’s People of the Year celebration, hosted by the Times Review Media Group at Martha Clara Vineyards, in support of Suffolk Times businessperson of the year Wendy Zuhoski. READ