The five most viewed News-Review posts of Summer 2011

COURTESY PHOTO | Wild weather events, like Tropical Storm Irene, led the headlines this summer. Reader Chris McAlister said this photo came from Briermere Farms in Riverhead on the day of the big storm.

On the unofficial last weekend of what was an eventful summer in Riverhead, we figured we’d share with our readers a recap of the top stories from the past few months.

Click below to view one of our five most read stories from Summer 2011:

Reader Photos: Tropical Storm Irene hits the North Fork

Earthquake tremors felt on East End

Prosecutor: Inn killer said he smothered victim during sex act

Complete list: The 20 Greatest Athletes in area history

Candle gel that caused Riverhead boy’s accident recalled after NY Times article