Paul Weissman of Bohemia (middle, white shirt) was diagnosed two years ago with ALS. He says Chris Pendergast gives him hope and faith. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
For the 18th year, Chris Pendergast of Miller Place took to the streets of Rivehead with local students to bring awareness to the cause of finding a cure for ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease).
This year Mr. Pendergast — a 1966 Mercy High graduate — was accompanied by junior high students from Bishop McGann-Mercy as ALS Ride for Life trek across Long Island kicked off Monday morning.
(More photos below.)
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A revered house that has stood on Jackson Street in the tiny hamlet of New Suffolk since 1936 faced the wrath of an excavator on Thursday, just weeks after disappointed locals found out it was going to be razed.
The Lyndon Tuthill-Floyd Houston House its on 2.6 acres of prime real estate in the waterfront community. (more…)
Former Cutchogue Fire Department chief and toy coordinator Tom Shalvey looks on as Capital One Bank branch manager Diane Biondi (far left), assistant manager Anjiolo Gonazlez and relationship banker Trinity Fleischman load a sleigh with $500 worth of toys Friday morning. The gifts will be donated to local charities. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
It looked like Santa Claus had paid an early visit to the Cutchogue Fire Department when local officials and Capital One Bank employees loaded an antique sleigh with more than $500 worth of toys Friday morning. (more…)
From left, Caitlin Jacobs of Mattituck as Charlotte Hay; Max Cream of Farmingdale as George Hay; and Johnny Tumminello of Jamesport as Howard. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
The McGann-Mercy Theatre Company will present “Moon over Buffalo” at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 20-22 in the school auditorium in Riverhead.
Set in the 1950s, the comedy tells the story of two aging actors waiting for their “big break” in Buffalo and the obstacles that threaten their dreams.
Tickets: $10, available at the door. 727-5900, ext. 310.
Musicians Corky Maul of New Suffolk and Jeannie Woelker of Cutchogue perform on East Main Street next to Barth’s Drug Store. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
It was a picture perfect summer evening Friday as several hundred people filled downtown Riverhead to see JumpstART artists unveil their work on the grounds of the East End Arts complex and various venues along East Main Street and Grangebel Park. (more…)
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When Tony Trubisz Jr. was a little boy, a North Fork summer meant wandering the fields and woods surrounding his family’s Sound Avenue homestead, traveling all the way to the Sound and exploring the 500 acres behind the property.
On Thursday, Mr. Trubisz — now 67 — returned from Richmond, Va. to the 19th century farmhouse of his youth, since relocated to the Hallockville Museum Farm property, to spruce up the old building which hasn’t had a paint job since its big move in 2010. (more…)
Classic Car Night resumed down by the Peconic Riverfront in Riverhead on Thursday night, as about 20 classic car owners drove downtown to enjoy the sun.
The weekly gathering in the parking lot by the river is sponsored by the Business Improvement District, and runs through August.
Miss the cars this week? Head down there next week. Or in the meantime, check out these photos from Thursday night. (more…)
Danielle Allen of Riverhead (center) as Aida in the “Dance of the Robe” as her people convince them to lead them. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
Danielle Allen of Riverhead plays Aida in McGann-Mercy Theatre Company’s presentation of the Broadway show “Aida.”
Based on Verdi’s opera of the same name, the musical opens in the Eygptian wing of a modern day museum, where two strangers meet and a “transported” back to ancient Egypt. A love story between Aida of Nubia and Radames of Egypt, both of warring nations, evolves with a tragic ending. (more…)
Guests and artists at the opening reception for ‘Shadow’ at the East End Arts gallery Friday evening. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
The opening reception for East End Arts gallery show, “Shadow,” juried by Croatian artist Ivan Kustura of Southampton, was Friday evening in Riverhead. (more…)
Patrick O’Brien of Riverhead as Biff (on floor), Danielle Allen of Riverhead as Linda, Ian Byrne of Baiting Hollow as Willy and Max Crean of Farmingville as Ben, Willy’s older brother. (Barbaraellen Koch photo)
The McGann-Mercy Theater Company will present Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “Death of a Salesman” by Arthur Miller beginning Thursday night in the school auditorium. The show runs through Saturday with start times of 7:30 p.m. (more…)