The Long Island Science Center has officially returned to Riverhead and is celebrating with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday at 4 p.m. It opens to the public at 11 a.m. Saturday.
An interactive Leonardo da Vinci model exhibit and history of video games are among the new attractions the center has added since it left Riverhead in 2016. READ
This story was originally published in September, 2010. It is being republished today to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of U.S. Army Private First Class Garfield M. Langhorn.
When an enemy hand grenade landed in the middle of his platoon, U.S. Army Private First Class Garfield M. Langhorn did not hesitate. The young man threw himself on the explosive device and sacrificed his own life to protect the lives of his fellow infantryman. READ
“Everywhere is energy,” Nikola Tesla, the brilliant scientist and inventor, once said. His dream, his mission in life, was to harness that energy. READ
The North Fork Community Theatre held its 15th annual Variety Show in at the Jamesport Meeting House last weekend. READ
On an overcast Saturday afternoon in October, longtime Riverhead High School football and track coach Sal Loverde held a microphone to share his memories of Dashan Briggs. It was in the hallways of Riverhead Middle School more than a decade earlier that Mr. Loverde first got to know Dashan as “a curious young man looking to build his knowledge.” READ
“Charlene, I love you,” Richard, of Greenport said as he fought back tears during his 2012 graduation from the East End Regional Intervention Court. “You’ve been here for me when I thought everyone would have given up on me.” READ
Every year at this time we ask our staff about the stories we published that moved them.
As per usual, it’s a collection of heartwarming features and news stories that made a difference in 2018. READ
One of the Art in the Park installations has gone missing and the Riverhead Chamber of Commerce is offering a reward for its safe return. READ