LIRR riders board an eastbound train out of Riverhead last summer. (Credit: Steve Rossin, file)
Due to construction projects and track repairs, buses will be replacing Long Island Rail Road trains running between Ronkonkoma and Greenport beginning Sept. 2 and ending Nov. 16, the MTA announced.
The buses will replace four weekday trains — two eastbound and two westbound — between the two train stops while ties are replaced and grade crossings are restored. (more…)
This hydrant on E. Main Street will be painted soon. (Credit: Claire Leaden)
Fire hydrants are a prime example of functionality over aesthetics. They’ll get you water in an emergency, but no one’s ever insisted they have to look good doing it.
Still, the folks at East End Arts believe it wouldn’t hurt to try. (more…)
Riverhead players take part in a get-up drill during the team’s first preseason practice on Monday morning. (Credit: Garret Meade)
The Riverhead High School football team seems to have a newfound interest in jewelry, and that’s not just because Raheem Brown complimented a reporter on his gold necklace after the team’s first preseason practice on Monday morning.
No, it goes beyond that. What the Blue Waves are particularly interested in are rings — as in championship rings. (more…)
The 40th annual Polish Town Fair was held Saturday. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
Riverhead was the scene of the 40th annual Polish Town Fair and Festival Saturday. (more…)
Michah Brown, left, store manager at the Riverhead branch of Goldberg’s Famous Bagels, and co-worker Rich Ambrose prepare customers’ orders Thursday. (Credit: Rachel Young)
Just a few days ago, Veronica Meehan of Riverhead was still trekking 20 minutes to Goldberg’s Famous Bagels in Southampton once a week to purchase an order of the store’s “flagels” — thin-sliced bagels — for her children to enjoy. (more…)
Local growers are invited to take part in a daylong soil health workshop Friday at Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center in Riverhead. (more…)
The East End’s only blood donation center, the brick-and-mortar Long Island Blood Services, quietly closed its doors in Riverhead this spring — so quietly, in fact, that many in the community were unaware. (more…)
Moe’s Southwest Grill is moving into the storefront formerly occupied by Ground Round, pictured, on Sept. 18. (Rachel Young photo)
The empty Route 58 storefront that once housed Ground Round will come to life again next month when Moe’s Southwest Grill moves into the 3,000-square foot space.