Maureen’s Haven Homeless Outreach in Riverhead has a new garden for its guests to enjoy, full of vegetables, flowers, picnic tables and lounge chairs.
Last month, volunteers from the Grace Youth Program of Grace Presbyterian Church in Water Mill cleaned up and replanted the garden beds in the yard at Maureen’s Haven on Lincoln Street. READ
The Jamesport Fire Department held its annual parade Wednesday night leading up to the carnival that will continue through the weekend at the George Young Community Center. READ
The Riverhead Town ethics board may be facing additional work as it continues to weigh a complaint made against Councilwoman Jodi Giglio. READ
The Southold Historical Society is presenting “Clink! A Toast to Long Island Wine,” a visual essay exhibition of the history of wine on Long Island.
The historical society took a unique crowdsourcing approach to curate the exhibit. Members of the community and the wine industry were asked to donate or loan artifacts that showcased the beginnings and growth of North Fork vineyards. READ
A Southold resident has turned his knowledge of and passion for Chinese culture into a new calling as an artist.
Robert Oxnam’s artwork is on display at the William Ris Gallery in Jamesport, in an exhibit called “Chinese Inspiration/North Fork Creation.” Over 40 pieces of sculpture, color photographs and ink drawings will be on view there until Aug. 12. READ
Art lovers enjoyed an evening of cocktails, passed hors d’oeuvres and music while viewing pieces by Mastic Beach artist Reu’ven Gayle.
The fireworks display over downtown Riverhead. (Elizabeth Wagner photo)
Thousands filled the streets of downtown Riverhead for the first Alive on 25 of the summer Thursday. READ
There are plenty of ways to celebrate Independence Day. Since the Fourth of July falls on a Wednesday this year, two weekends’ worth of festivities will be happening across the North Fork between June 30 and July 7. READ