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The 21st annual Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival drew a great crowd to downtown Riverhead today, where chalk artists created colorful and often masterful works of art on the pavement canvas of East Main Street.
Right now, according to the rules adopted by town board resolution and currently in effect, a prospective buyer like Luminati is required to submit its proposal to an entity that was dissolved by the town 11 years ago.
At issue is the right to payment from a special fund administered by the county that’s intended to stabilize sewer district assessments and taxes in Suffolk. The fund's source of revenue is a quarter-percent sales tax authorized by state law.
Organizers of the Stop the Violence Tournament, in its 11th year this summer, are looking to raise money for a scoreboard, new backboards and protective padding in two events prior to the August double-elimination tournament.
Northwell Health's inaugural East End Walk drew hundreds of people to Tanger Outlets in Riverhead this morning for a fundraising 5K around the outlet center, raising more than $110,000 for Peconic Bay Medical Center's cardiac care center and the Cancer Services Program.