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It’s a Walk in the Woods…Branford Land Trust Annual Van Wie WalkJen PayneBranford, CT
Threats Against Synagogue Was Not Idle: 2 Men Were Charged After Threatening NYC SynagoguesAbdul GhaniNew York City, NY
Former Yale Soccer Coach Sentenced to Prison For Accepting Nearly $1 Million In BribesTaxBuzzMadison, CT
West Haven will launch a composting pilot program called "Food to Clean EnergyRichard AWest Haven, CT
Branford Microfund Receives $6,000.00 Grant from Branford Community FoundationJen PayneBranford, CT
Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps is hosting its 6th Annual Holiday Toy Drive next weekend for Cohen Children’s Medical Center. RVAC volunteers are asking the community to donate toys and games to help brighten the holidays for children in the hospital, Northwell Health’s nationally ranked children’s medical center for pediatric specialty and trauma care.
Bellone: Cyberattack breached county traffic agency, potentially exposing personal data of people issued moving violations over past decade
Suffolk County, still struggling to recover from a cyberattack earlier this year in which hackers reportedly stole 4 terabytes of data from county computer systems, revealed for the first time Wednesday specific information about a large-scale breach of a county network. Personal data of individuals who were issued nearly half...
Activists asking New York State to fund a public water extension to homes in Manorville held a press conference on Wednesday urging the state to allocate money for the project, after a grant request was not funded earlier this month. More than 20 people gathered inside the Manorville Fire House,...
Calverton-Manorville residents to rally for clean water Wednesday, after state denied grant funding for public water extension
Calverton and Manorville residents will rally Wednesday for clean water, after a joint funding request by the Suffolk County Water Authority and Riverhead Water District was denied by the state this month. The rally is organized by Citizens Campaign for the Environment and will take place at the Manorville Fire...
“It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” as Andy Williams’ holiday hit goes, and there is plenty to do during the next few weeks in Riverhead as the winter holidays approach. Here’s a run down of events going on during the holiday season:. Town Square...
John M. Wooten, 63, formerly of Riverhead, passed away on November 21, 2022, at his home in Cummings, Georgia. John grew up and worked in the town of Riverhead for most of his life. He started his career in the field of electrical and plumbing at Glenwood Village where he worked for over 20 years. He moved on to furnace repair and servicing for McBurnie fuels in Southold.
Riverhead Town’s budget process is broken. The truth is, the process has been going downhill for a while. For a period of time during the Walter administration, the Town Board even shirked its statutory duty to adopt a budget, allowing the supervisor’s tentative budget to become the final budget “by default.”
A Riverhead man is charged with Driving While Intoxicated after a single-vehicle crash last night in Flanders, according to Southampton Town Police. Officers responding to an 8 p.m. call reporting the crash on County Road 104 found an overturned vehicle and its driver, Epifanio Valeyajvix, 32, of Riverhead, according to a Southampton Town Police press release. Officers determined that Valeyajvix, while traveling northwest on County Road 104, drove off the road and struck several trees, causing his vehicle to overturn.
Riverhead Police are seeking the public’s help to identify a woman who was found dead in a wooded area in Wading River yesterday. Police said the woman was found on Sunday in a wooded area behind 20th Street in Wading River. They received a call at approximately 2:28 p.m. from a resident who found the body while walking his dog in the area, according to a police press release. Police currently believe the woman was not the victim of a crime and there is “no apparent criminality” that caused the woman’s death.
Planning Board OKs drive-in restaurant and retail building on Rt. 58, self-storage warehouse in Polish Town, townhouses on Third Street
A site plan for a drive-in restaurant and a 5,000-square foot retail building on Route 58 and Osborn Avenue gained final approval Thursday from the Riverhead Planning Board. The board voted 3-1 to approve the site plan, with member Joseph Baier voting no and member George Nunnaro absent. “I think...
Riverhead Town has authorized shotgun hunting for deer on certain town-owned properties during the special deer season in the month of January. Shotgun hunting for deer at the Enterprise Park at Calverton and at 1751 Sound Avenue in Calverton will be allowed from sunrise to sunset on Jan. 1 through Jan. 31, by New York State-licensed hunters who obtain the town’s landowner endorsement document.
Parking and storage of vehicles, boats, trailers and campers in front yards of homes, except on driveways, now punishable by $500 fine
Parking vehicles in “non-driveway areas” of a front yard is now a violation of Riverhead Town Code. The Town Board on Tuesday approved a code amendment to prohibit parking, placement or storage of vehicles, including boats, trailers, RVs and campers in non-driveway areas of the front yard of all one-, two- and multifamily dwellings.
Visitors can experience authentic North Fork holiday traditions during the “Historic Christmas at Hallockville” event on Sunday, Dec. 4 from 12 to 3:30 p.m. hosted by the Hallockville Museum Farm. The 28-acre farm preserve will host holiday displays in three historic residences on the farm — the Hallock...
Learn more about neighborhood watches and tactics to protect neighborhoods on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 6 p.m. at the Riverhead Free Library hosted by the Heart of Riverhead Civic Association. Riverhead Police Lt. Jonathan Devereaux will lead participants through conversations about public and personal safety. These will include simple ways...
Learn about the history of slavery on the North Fork on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Jamesport Meeting House led by the North Fork Project team. The team will lay out the history of slavery on the North Fork from the mid-1600s until New York State abolition in 1827. An estimated 550 people were enslaved during that time and the team will share the people’s names, their stories, experiences and more.
Rosemary T. Wysocki of Cutchogue died on Nov. 15, 2022 at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset. She was 73 years old. She was born on Sept. 4, 1949 in Riverhead to John and Ellen (Condjella) Jarzombek. She graduated from Riverhead High School in 1968. She worked as a homemaker....
Help local animal shelters and donate much needed supplies until Dec. 12 to Southampton Town Police Department lobby. Donations of unopened bags of dried or canned food and treats for puppies, dogs, kittens and cats are the most needed. Clean blankets and towels are also needed. All donations will be...
The Riverhead Faculty Community Theatre will feature The Addams Family, a family musical comedy this Sunday, November 20 at 2 pm. Looking for something to do tickets are $20 and the show is 2 hours 30 minutes long with a 15-minute intermission. Great cast, great production, and next stop Broadway!
Riverhead’s leaf pickup to begin week of Nov. 28, after Town Board votes to pay for it out of the general fund
Riverhead’s loose leaf pickup will take place this year, paid for out of the town’s general fund. The Town Board last night voted to transfer $194,100 from the general fund to the highway fund to cover some of the cost of the highway department’s expenses associated with the pickup.
Riverhead winemaker Juan Micieli-Martinez has been elected as the new president of the Long Island Farm Bureau. Micieli-Martinez, a winemaker with Premium Wine Group and producer of his own wine brand, Montauk Daisy Wines, was elected president during the farm bureau’s annual meeting and dinner on Oct. 24. Micieli-Martinez said he has been involved with the Long Island Farm Bureau for around 10 years and has served in different capacities within the organization, most recently as a board member.