A photo of Demitri Hampton sat atop each table Saturday inside the Riverhead Elks Lodge.
It was in Demitri’s memory that the group gathered for the “A Family Affair” Fashion Show to raise money for a scholarship in his honor. The D.Q.H. Scholarship Fund allows graduating high school seniors to further their education.
In the 1940s, Riverhead Town was home to almost 100 duck farms. At the time, those who would be called “foodies” today scrambled to taste the rich delicacy of Long Island duck, according to Susan Van Scoy. READ
A nearly 18-month investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has led to the arrest of two local men for regularly selling firearms out of a car in Flanders, according to federal records unsealed in the Eastern District Court of New York last week. READ
Back in 2016, the owners of the Brewster House in Flanders unveiled an $8 million plan to turn the nearly 140-year-old structure into a hotel with “less than 100 rooms,” a restaurant, a pool and an on-site sewage treatment plant.READ