05/24/14 4:00pm
05/24/2014 4:00 PM

New York Swing Dance Society dancers at last year’s Candlelight Ball, which was held at the Inn & Spa at East Wind in Wading River (Credit: Katharine Schroeder, file)

Peconic Bay Medical Center will be heading downtown next Saturday for its annual Candlelight Ball.

The Riverhead hospital’s annual fundraiser will be held in East Main Street’s historic Suffolk Theater, which reopened last year after extensive renovations.

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03/25/14 12:00pm
03/25/2014 12:00 PM
Riverhead Suffolk Theater

The Suffolk Theater on East Main Street. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)

An ‘open house’ scheduled downtown for tomorrow night about the use of over $600,000 in grant funding has switched locations, from the space where the farmers market is held at 117 E. Main St. to the Suffolk Theater.  (more…)

02/17/14 12:06pm
02/17/2014 12:06 PM
Booker T, left, along with lead guitarist of the Booker T Band, Vernon “Ice” Black.

Booker T, left, along with lead guitarist of the Booker T Band, Vernon “Ice” Black.

Nine years ago today, current owners Bob and Dianne Castaldi purchased the Suffolk Theater. And close to a year ago, the East Main Street venue opened its doors to the public for the first time in over 20 years.

On Sunday night, the theater took another welcome step back in time as music legend Booker T. took the stage. Meanwhile, the theater as a whole has its sights set on a stronger sophomore year moving forward.

Read more about the event and changes at the theater on northforker.com.

01/27/14 1:03pm
01/27/2014 1:03 PM
NETFLIX COURTESY PHOTO | Taylor Schilling, center, and castmates in a scene from season one of 'Orange is the New Black.'

NETFLIX COURTESY PHOTO | Taylor Schilling, center, and castmates in a scene from season one of ‘Orange is the New Black.’

Apparently, “Orange is the New Black” can’t get enough of the Riverhead area.

The Netflix series, which we previously reported had been seeking “scary-looking” extras for scenes at the Riverside jail, will likely be filming in downtown Riverhead later this week. (Read more on northforker.com)