- The physical and ecological implications of climate change to our local region will be the subject of a talk by coastal scientist Kevin McAllister Jan. 27 at the Jamesport Meeting House.
- Everyone has heard a nursing home horror story, but here on the East End, we have a nursing home jewel. Peconic Bay Medical Center’s Skilled Nursing Facility has earned top marks in a nationwide report.
- Police issued a description of the suspect who they say wore a ski mask and demanded cash from a clerk in the Hanes brand outlet.
- As Congress takes the first step toward repealing the Affordable Care Act, local people relying on its coverage wondering what will happen to them.
For rent: Riverhead Kmart, just in case; landlord is wary as struggling retailer closes hundreds of stores nationwideWorried by hundreds of Kmart store closings and billions in losses posted by the retail chain’s parent company in the past five years alone, the owner of the Riverhead Kmart store is advertising the space for rent, even though Kmart has a lease through February 2020 and hasn’t indicated an ...
Town to turn former day care center at Stotzky Park into intergenerational recreation and community centerA majority of the town board today agreed to plans put forward by the heads of the newly merged recreation and senior services departments, while Councilwoman Jodi Giglio advocated finding a new tenant to realize revenues.
- Suffolk officials are taking legislative action to continue the county’s farmland preservation program — and protect agriculture — following what they call a devastating blow struck by a State Supreme Court ruling last year.
- A new pizzeria and restaurant will be opening in the former Uncle Joe’s location on West Main Street next month.
- Two more suspects have been arrested in connection with the Thanksgiving Day break-in at Splish Splash Water Park by BMX joy riders, Riverhead Police announced this morning.
- A transplant from North Carolina and Kentucky, the Shoreham woman joined the Riverhead Chamber as executive director in November.
- The drinking water protection funds would provide, among other things, money for advanced wastewater treatment systems to address nitrogen loading on Long Island.
Honoring Riverhead’s finest: PBA fêtes Cop of the Year and other officers for exceptional performance of dutiesRiverhead Police Officer Anthony Montalbano was honored as the PBA Cop of the Year for 2016 for his numerous actions saving lives and fighting crime.
- Ice and snow apparently contributed to an accident on Sound Avenue east of Herricks Lane this morning at about 4:45 a.m.
- Photo gallery of scenes around town during and after the snowstorm.
- The Riverhead NJROTC cadets shined at the regional drill on Dec. 17. They took first place overall competing against six other schools.
- After a slow start, Riverhead had a strong second half for the win.
- The Riverhead Blue Waves boys basketball team fell to Northport last night at Riverhead High School, 43-37.
- Real estate transfers reported by the Suffolk County Clerk in the towns of Riverhead and Southold.
Should state step in to stop Suffolk’s fiscal free-fall? Probably, but politics intervenesDrastic action is needed to save our insolvent county, but political alliances get in the way.
- Pre-caffeination is a dangerous and primitive time during which Laurie’s on autopilot. Lord help the man who gets between her and her coffee.
- Forgiveness of those who have wronged us, even grievously, allows us to turn a horrendous event into a blessing.
- Celia reflects on uncertainty – the one constant in life of which we can all be certain.
- Here’s something that’s good for what ails you – chicken and dumpling soup.
- Free tuition at New York’s public colleges has a history going back nearly two centuries and has played a pivotal role in the upward mobility of middle and working class youth.
- At the end of the first year of operation of medical marijuana dispensaries in New York, including Suffolk’s only dispensary located in Riverhead, the debate about the newly legalized drug ...
Uncertainty over East End cardiac cath lab location continues, with two sites again recommended to commissionerThe location of a future cardiac catheterization facility on the East End remains up in the air, as the Public Health and Health Planning Council today recommended approvals for both ...
Bucking staff recommendation, health committee approves cardiac cath labs for both Riverhead and SouthamptonA state public health committee today decided to ignore the recommendations of department of health staff, which picked Peconic Bay Medical Center as the sole East End site for a ...
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