Little League president Tony Sammartano addresses the teams during his last Opening Day. (Credit: Paul Squire)
On his last Opening Day, Riverhead Little League president Tony Sammartano had some advice to share.
To parents: Enjoy these chilly spring days with your young kids. These will be the best memories.
To the audience: Take the time to volunteer with the Little League for your own children or your community. (more…)
Saturday’s opening day ceremony will be Tony Sammartano’s last as Riverhead Little League president. After about 15 years at the helm, organizing an activity that hundreds and hundreds of kids have had the opportunity to enjoy, it’s time for him to move on to greener pastures.
Problem is, it’s not exactly clear who, if anyone, is going to run the league after Tony and his wife, Jennifer — another of the league’s five board members — step down. (more…)
I have been involved in Riverhead Little League since 1996 when I began to coach my son Anthony in t-ball. I later became League President until 2002. I took a break to coach my son’s travel team for a few years. I was soon asked to come back by the members of the Board because the league was beginning to slip a bit and I have been the President ever since. (more…)
Teenage race car driver Vincent Biondolillo posed with kids at Stotzy Park last Friday during Riverhead Little League’s Opening Day. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
Baseball and race cars. The two worlds collided last Friday when teenage race car driver Vincent Biondolillo stopped by Riverhead Little League’s Opening Day to pose for pictures with kids in front of his No. 06 race car. (more…)
Sure, an adorable 4-year-old from Connecticut stole the show at Friday’s opening ceremonies for the Riverhead Little League, but hundreds of baseball and softball players were on hand as well. (more…)
Jonas Wan, 4, at the opening ceremony for Riverhead Little League Friday evening, holding the ball and letter he donated to the league.
While visiting his grandparents on Long Island, 4-year-old Jonas Wan learned of a break-in at the Riverhead Little League concession stand.
The Connecticut boy felt badly for the players who had their money and equipment stolen.
After more than 40 years, the four-team Flanders Little League has shut down.
In a message to its members on social media, the league’s officials wrote that the league will be disbanded in 2014 due to “the lack of support and turn out during registration flanders little league.” (more…)
Wedel Signs workers installing the Veterans Memorial Park last April in Calverton.
(Credit: Barbaraellen Koch photo)
Riverhead Little League officials announced Saturday the scheduling of a new tournament to be held in town in memory of two fallen American soldiers, U.S. Army Sergeant Jonathan Keller and Sergeant First Class Anthony Venetz Jr. (more…)