Two weeks ago, Wade Karlin received a phone call out of the blue from a representative of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” This past summer, the Riverhead native had given his résumé and headshot to a friend, who passed it along to a Manhattan casting director. (more…)
Now this wasn’t exactly a sight the Shoreham-Wading River High School girls winter track team had envisioned at the Section XI indoor state qualifier on Monday night. Instead of running the 3,000 meters and the 4×800-meter relay, Shoreham’s star runner, Katherine Lee, was moving about with the aid of crutches, wearing a protective boot on her left foot.
Paola Zuniga-Tellez had already spent more than half her life in America by the time she moved from Brooklyn to the East End, resettling in Flanders with her husband, Jose. A native of Mexico, she had the advantage of being bilingual, yet still felt like an outsider in her new home. READ
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Riverhead Town police are seeking the public’s help to identify a woman who stole merchandise from Famous Footwear at Tanger Outlets in Riverhead, according to a press release.
Irwin Garsten, an esteemed businessman who opened a Riverhead car dealership in 1959 that became Apple Honda and whose philanthropy and community service helped bolster organizations across the North Fork, died Feb. 7 in Florida. He was 86. READ