They don’t grow ’em big in Riverhead.
That’s the joke that goes around in Riverhead High School boys basketball circles. Historically, Riverhead is not known for producing really tall players.
Central Islip, on the other hand, well, that’s a different story.
A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on West Main Street in Riverhead Thursday night and sustained a serious head injury, according to New York State police. READ
At the Riverhead High School girls basketball team’s first team meeting before the start of the season, Dave Spinella delivered the news. He told his players this was it, his final season as the Blue Waves’ coach.
The decision was a difficult one.
It was an eventful two days for Eric Cunha. The senior on the Riverhead High School boys winter track team broke a school record and became a league champion, all within a span of 48 hours.
Cunha broke the school record in the 1,000 meters with a time of 2 minutes, 34.22 seconds in the New Balance Games at The Armory in New York City on Saturday. The previous mark of 2:34.59 was set by Luke Coulter last year.
The North Fork avoided any major damage overnight as a nor’easter swept across the region bringing heavy wind and rain, according to local officials. READ
Four people were in arrested in connection with a robbery and assault at a Riverhead home Monday morning, according to a police press release. READ
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Payton Capes-Davis was the last one to the starting line and the first to the finish line.
In the end, that was all that mattered.