07/04/15 7:50am
07/04/2015 7:50 AM

The Riverhead Business Improvement District sponsored an Independence Day celebration last night, capped off with a fireworks show.

Music filled the air before the show as Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could and Misspent Youth entertained the crowd. Face painters, a stilt walker, balloon artists and jugglers kept the kids plenty busy. (more…)

06/27/15 4:58pm
06/27/2015 4:58 PM
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A pair of soon-to-be grads walk to their seats on Saturday morning. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

The Riverhead High School Class of 2015 celebrated its graduation on Saturday morning at McKillop Memorial Football Field.

Valedictorian Noah Markewitz and salutatorian Emily Behr both spoke to the crowd, which was listening to a brand new set of stands at the renovated field.

For a complete list of graduates and bios on the valedictorian and salutatorian, pick up a copy of the July 2 News-Review for the special graduation section.

Scroll through for more photos of the graduates.

Photos by Katharine Schroeder

Valedictorian Noah Markewitz speaks.

Valedictorian Noah Markewitz speaks.

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03/11/15 6:00am
03/11/2015 6:00 AM
Bill Kitzerow (left), Susan Wojcik and Manning Dandridge star in 'Over the Hills and Through the Woods.' (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Bill Kitzerow (left), Susan Wojcik and Manning Dandridge star in ‘Over the River and Through the Woods.’ (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

“Over the River and Through the Woods,” a comedy by Joe DiPietro, will be presented Fridays through Sundays, March 13 to 29, at North Fork Community Theatre in Mattituck.

The production is directed by John Hudson and produced by Deanna Andes. The cast features Rick Peters, Marguerite Volonts, Manning Dandridge, Susan Wojcik, Bill Kitzerow (who is also assistant director) and Susan Hedges.  (more…)

07/24/14 6:00am
07/24/2014 6:00 AM
Northeast Stage rehearses William Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream.' (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Northeast Stage rehearses William Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream.’ (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Northeast Stage will present William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in Greenport’s Mitchell Park Friday through Sunday, July 25-27, at 7 p.m. The rain location is Greenport High School.  (more…)

07/23/14 6:00am
07/23/2014 6:00 AM
The North Fork Community Theatre in Mattituck rehearses this summer’s Youth on Stage musical, “The Wedding Singer.”

The North Fork Community Theatre in Mattituck rehearses this summer’s Youth on Stage musical, “The Wedding Singer.”

North Fork Community Theatre in Mattituck will present this summer’s Youth on Stage musical, “The Wedding Singer,” based on the 1998 film of the same name, beginning Thursday, July 24.

Set in 1985, the play is a romantic comedy about Robbie Hart, a wedding singer/wannabe rock star and Julia, the waitress who wins Robbie’s affection. The production is directed by Amanda Mouzakes, with musical direction by Jake Boergesson.

Performances will take place July 24-27, July 31-Aug. 3 and Aug. 7-10. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays. An opening reception will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 24. Chances for two tickets to the Broadway show “Rock of Ages” will be sold at all performances.

Admission is $20. Student rush tickets ($15) may be available 10 minutes before curtain time. Visit nfct.com or call 298-NFCT (6328).

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