In October, North Fork Animal Welfare League moved into its new location on Church Lane in Aquebogue.
The six-acre site was formerly home to Scoshire Kennels, whose owners sold the property and retired. Referred to on their website as the “Taj Mahal of kennels,” the property boasts 24 interior kennel runs and 16 outdoor runs, along with exercise areas and showers for larger dogs. READ
As we usher in the new year, we present the front page of every News-Review issue from 2018. READ
The state’s Regional Economic Development Council has announced the awarding of 12 grants to projects in the North Fork and vicinity, ranging from a Maritime Trail and children’s museum in Riverside, to construction trades training in Eastern Suffolk BOCES, to regional aquifer protection through land acquisitions by Peconic Land Trust in Riverhead, Southold and Shelter Island towns. READ
Remembered as a self-motivated, disciplined man who could light up any room with his smile, Tech. Sgt. Dashan Briggs was one of seven service members killed aboard a military helicopter in Iraq March 15 while supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. He was 30. READ
The following is the News-Review’s annual listing of holiday services hosted by local churches. READ
Two young readers in Riverhead have reached an impressive reading milestone.
Olivia Grodski, 4, and Lukas Levesque, 5, have each read 1,000 books. They celebrated this achievement with their families Monday at Riverhead Free Library. READ
This holiday season, a decade-long program will once again bring presents to Riverhead school students in need.
Rotary Club of Riverhead held their annual holiday luncheon Wednesday to recognize the club’s efforts to collect donations for students in Riverhead Central School District and deliver the gifts. The club’s District Governor Shawn Weiss was also in attendance.
A new Adirondack-style cabin is planned for Camp Baiting Hollow in honor of Andrew McMorris, who died in October at age 12, after being struck by a drunken driver while hiking with his Boy Scout troop in Manorville.
His family, Troop 161 and the Suffolk County Council of Boy Scouts of America are setting out to raise $100,000 for the new cabin, which will be known as McMorris Lodge. READ