Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” This was the message First Baptist Church of Riverhead wanted to leave with its audience Monday as the nation celebrated the civil rights leader’s birthday. READ
In the beginning, there was ice.
Eighteen thousand years ago, a massive wall of ice 300 feet thick extended south from the Arctic to what is now New Jersey. There was no Long Island then. There was no island at all, because the land was a solid mass covered by this enormous ice cap. READ
A tradition dating back almost three decades continued this year with the Riverhead News-Review’s annual People of the Year awards to honor those who have made a difference in our community. READ
In just the last year, Ron Fisher has served as both president of the Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association and as a member of the Riverhead Board of Education. As if that weren’t enough, he’s also supported groups including SEPA Mujer, which seeks to empower immigrant Latinas on Long Island; Head Start, a nonprofit preschool program for 3- to 5-year-olds from needy families; and the Butterfly Effect Project, which mentors underprivileged young women. READ
As the Riverhead News-Review recaps the past year, here’s a look at the most-read stories of 2017. READ
As we usher in the new year, we present the front page of every News-Review issue from 2017.
Be sure to pick up our latest “faces” cover and our 2017 Year in Review issue on newsstands now. (more…)
Every year at this time we ask our staff about the stories we published that moved them. READ
Last week, the News-Review staff got together for its annual team photo at our office in Mattituck. READ