10/05/15 5:08pm
Estonia, a Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle, was found on Fire Island. She was successfully rehabilitated and released in 2014. (Credit: The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation)

Estonia, a Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle, was found on Fire Island. She was successfully rehabilitated and released in 2014.  (Credit: The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation)

October is Sea Turtle Awareness Month at The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation.

The Riverhead Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) not for profit organization that also operates the New York State Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Rescue Program.

Throughout October, the foundation will host lectures to educate the public about the dangers of cold stun, post trivia questions about sea turtles and highlight its rescue success stories. (more…)

11/29/13 2:30pm
"Lulu," a vector illustration by Kasmira Mohanty

“Lulu,” a vector illustration by Kasmira Mohanty

• Work by Kasmira Mohanty of Farmingville will be featured at the Riverhead Town Hall gallery from Dec. 4 to March 4. The exhibit is cosponsored by East End Arts. Ms. Mohanty’s works are paintings created in a variety of mediums, including ink, watercolor, acrylic, printmaking, photography and spray paint, along with digital media. (more…)

09/01/13 10:30am
cemetery tour Southold’s Old Burying Ground

Photo by Rachel Young | Melissa Andruski, Southold Free Library’s adult program coordinator, next to the tomb of Ezra L’Hommedieu, an 18th-century adviser to George Washington.

If you’re in the mood for a guided tour that blends Southold history with just a hint of the macabre, Southold Free Library’s sunset cemetery visits are just the ticket.

Led by Melissa Andruski, the library’s adult program coordinator, the cemetery visits offer the public the opportunity to explore Southold’s Old Burying Ground, the site of a 17th-century English burial ground — the oldest in the state. (more…)