10/28/14 5:00am
10/28/2014 5:00 AM

A family pumpkin carving workshop at East End Arts in Riverhead is scheduled for Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m.

Pumpkins, carving tools, stencils and templates will be provided. Children must be accompanied by adult. Pre-registration required. The cost is $5 per family.

Pumpkins may be entered in the Carved Pumpkin contest immediately following the workshop. Entries must be submitted between 1 and 3:30 p.m. for public voting scheduled from 3:30 to 5 p.m. One entry per family.

All pumpkins must be picked up between 5 and 5:45 p.m.

To register and for more information, call 631-369-2171.

10/27/14 10:00am
10/27/2014 10:00 AM
A scene from Bryan Petty's Cutchogue home. (Credit: Vera Chinese photos)

A scene from Bryan Petty’s Cutchogue home. (Credit: Vera Chinese photos)

Bryan Petty doesn’t create the spooky Halloween scene outside his Cutchogue home, which this year features vampires, mad scientists and dummy versions of horror flick villains, for money. Instead he takes his payment in screams.

One year, he recalled, on Halloween night a group a teenagers came down after dark to check out his display.  (more…)

10/23/14 6:00am
10/23/2014 6:00 AM
 Dozens of kids in costume celebrated Halloween last year at the Mattituck Lions Club. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder, file)

Dozens of kids in costume celebrated Halloween last year at the Mattituck Lions Club. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder, file)

Attention all goblins, princesses, ghosts and creepy creatures: Come to the annual Halloween parade, Friday, Oct. 31, sponsored by the Mattituck Lions Club and Mattituck Fire Department. The parade begins at the firehouse at 6 p.m. and proceeds to the high school. Come see some of our youngest trick-or-treaters celebrate the season.  (more…)

11/01/13 10:00am
11/01/2013 10:00 AM

KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | Dozens of kids in costume celebrated Halloween last night at the Mattituck Lions Club.

The Mattituck Lions Club held its annual Halloween celebration Thursday evening. Dozens of kids in costume marched in a parade from the firehouse to the school gym, where they were treated to a party complete with DJ and light show.

Judges Joanne Dougherty of Bridgehampton National Bank, 2013 Strawberry Queen Leah LaFreniere, and Love Lane Kitchen owner Carolyn Iannone awarded prizes in several categories.

Some of the winners included:
Ages 0 to 3: Brendan Erickson, 2, for scariest costume; Ellie McKenna, 2, for cutest; Mason Sterling, 18 months, for most original.

Ages 4 to 7: Charlie Pasca, 7, for cutest costume; Cormac Orlowski, 6, for scariest; Mikael Rice, 6, for most original.

Ages 8 to 10: Avianna Merkel, 8, for cutest costume; Ethan Evers, 9, for scariest; Ben Dufton, 9, for most original.

Ages 11 to 13: Rhiannon Cherney, 11, for scariest costume; Michael Wineberger, 12, for most original.