About two years ago, I wrote a column entitled “Is Riverhead a Cracker Barrel kind of town?”
At the time, I was lamenting both the closing of the former Riverhead Project restaurant and an informal poll we had done among readers that determined Cracker Barrel was one of the five businesses they’d most like to see come to town. READ
There will be no makeup date for this year’s Cardboard Boat Race in downtown Riverhead, according to Councilman Jim Wooten, who is a Town Board liaison on the event. READ
Patricia “Pat” Kiernan, who for more than a decade helped to raise millions of dollars for Eastern Long Island Hospital as a leader of fundraising and outreach efforts, died Tuesday after a long battle with cancer, family members said.
She was 63. READ
The urban environment of New York City would seem an unlikely beginning for a man who has spent so much of his life sailing. But Joe Sullivan Jr., born in Manhattan and raised in the Bronx, has roots in eastern Long Island going back to the early 1940s when his father took him fishing in Greenport. READ
The North Fork Ospreys have a new single-season, home-run king.
Dan Schock has made it into the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League club’s record book. READ
Two lifeguards rescued an unconscious snorkeler from the bay at Founders Landing in Southold Wednesday afternoon, Southold Town police said. READ
A bicyclist was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital Wednesday after being involved in an accident with a pickup truck in Greenport, Southold Town police said.
This summer’s Youth on Stage production at North Fork Community Theatre will be “Urinetown: The Musical,” which will open Thursday, July 21, at the Mattituck theater.
Southold Town and the nonprofit group Community Action Southold Town have teamed up to bring computer training to the masses. READ
A Saint James man was arrested Monday on a drunken driving charge in Mattituck, Southold Town police said.