Pat and John Kurpetski were pleasantly surprised when their son, John Henry, and their grandson, Logan, visited from Florida for 12 days. During that time they fished at Indian Island and went to Cupsogue Beach. They also enjoyed go-karting and playing laser tag and miniature golf with Logan’s uncle, Robert Kurpetski, his friend Jenn Wicks and her children. (more…)
Chicken will be grilled up Aug. 9 at Riverhead United Methodist Church. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder, file)
Riverhead resident Edward Raffel turned 70 years old July 4. A party was held in his honor in the North Fork Tasting Room at The Lobster Roll Northside. Fifty-nine family members and friends were in attendance. The party — organized by Ed’s lovely wife, Joanne, and his friend Dr. Richard Rubenstein — included a buffet prepared by owner Fred Terry, who graduated with Ed in 1962. (more…)
Christian Hojenski has been very busy these past few months. In February, he attended the National Youth Leadership Forum in Washington, D.C., having been nominated by Col. McCarthy, Riverhead High School ROTC instructor, and sponsored by Envision. Christian was selected to act as commissioner of Immigration and Customs Enforcement and also as an administrator of the Drug Enforcement Agency during the forum. (more…)
Riley Avenue second-graders, under the direction of music teacher Keith Maguire, sang patriotic songs June 14 in salute to the American flag. (Credit: Sandra Kolbo/Riverhead School District)
The Ladies Auxiliary of Riverhead Fire Department held its June meeting at Meeting House Creek Inn on the 11th. Auxiliary vice president Ann Vonatzski and secretary Kelli Naugles presented hanging flower baskets to outgoing president Marie Madigan and outgoing secretary JoAnne Krajewski, who both served during 2013-14. (more…)
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The annual meeting of the Friends of Riverhead Free Library and the Riverhead Free Library Association was held May 13. Laurel Sisson and Arlene Peck, co-presidents of the Friends, presented an overview of what the Friends have been up to during the year with funds raised from sales at the Yellow Barn. (more…)
Congratulations to Patrick and Krista Lynch on the April 3 birth of their daughter, Madelyn Grace. She weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 19 inches. Proud grandparents Michele and Tom Lynch and Laura and Harry Fuerman are simply delighted with the new addition to their family.
Riverhead artist Mary Dabrowski was selected by Riverhead Free Library’s art co-coordinator to display her original acrylic paintings during April. Mary’s work features sunflowers, water scenes and local sights. Be sure to stop in to view her work and enjoy some of the beautiful moments depicted in her paintings.