01/21/15 3:45pm
The Suffolk County Marathon will serve as a qualifier for the Boston Marathon. (Credit: Courtesy County Executive Steve Bellone's Office)

The Suffolk County Marathon will serve as a qualifier for the Boston Marathon. (Credit: Courtesy County Executive Steve Bellone’s Office)

Ready. Set. Register!

It might not have the same ring as ‘go!’ but the gates are now open to sign up for the inaugural Suffolk County Marathon, slated to kick off in nine months at East Islip’s Heckscher State Park.

Scheduled for Sept. 13, this leaves you plenty of time to train for the race, which also has a half-marathon option. (more…)

03/01/13 1:27am
Read all about Suffolk Theater in Riverhead

BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Newsies Nicholas Inzerillo and Shane Westphelan, both of Manorville, hand out theater programs.

More than 100 people turned out Friday morning for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at downtown Riverhead’s newly renovated Suffolk Theater.

The area of East Main Street outside the theater had been shut to traffic for most of the morning, as crowds gathered to listen to period music from Bob Barta and the Sunnyland Jazz Band, which performed on a red carpet under the theater’s digital marquis — as bubbles rained from the sky.

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