You can’t miss the big white tent outside Tanger Outlets in Riverhead. The annual East End Garden Festival hosted by Peconic Bay Medical Center kicked off Friday and continues through Sunday, May 19. Inside the tent, garden lovers can find thousands of flowers, both annuals and perennials, trees, shrubs and even sod donated by about two dozen local growers.
The Riverhead Rotary hosted its 12th annual Rotary Uncorked event on Wednesday night at Martha Clara Vineyards. The fundraiser brings together local restaurants, breweries and wineries and raises money for a good cause. READ
Riverhead’s Rotary has a new president who is focused on encouraging young local business owners to join the club.
Angela “Angie” Reese, who began her new role this month, said she believes all Rotaries are struggling to attract millennials and plans to work with her group to come up with ways to attract new members.
Each year, Rotary International selects students to study and live in countries all over the globe. The Riverhead Rotary Club has participated in the program for more than 40 years and some of Riverhead High School’s most prominent graduates have spent a year in another country to enhance their education, courtesy of Rotary. READ
Dr. Rajesh Patel was standing inside a big, empty hospital in a remote region of Brazil in 1999 when a nurse summoned him to the emergency room. Lying on the floor was a pregnant 16-year-old, seizing and frothing at the mouth. READ