Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” This was the message First Baptist Church of Riverhead wanted to leave with its audience Monday as the nation celebrated the civil rights leader’s birthday. READ
Southold Elementary teacher Patty Mellas helps students (from left) Ben Ward and Aidan Russell, both 11, and Tate Klipstein, 10, pack care packages for veterans. (Credit: Carrie Miller)
Dozens of volunteers used their time off from work or school on Martin Luther King Day to participate in a number of community service projects across town.
A first for the Southold Youth Bureau, the Dr. King Day of Service event paired volunteers with a number of service organizations that were in need of helping hands.