Katie, winner of the 2016 James Murphy Cub Reporter of the Year award from the L.I. Press Club, is a reporter, editor and web developer for the LOCAL news websites. A Riverhead native, she is a 2014 graduate of Stony Brook University. Email Katie
With a potentially major snowstorm on Long Island's doorstep, Riverhead schools and businesses are closing tomorrow in anticipation of dangerous travel conditions, 55 mile-per-hour wind gusts and possible power outages.
After connecting students from dozens of schools around the world, a Riverhead tech start-up will bring a special piece of the North Fork straight to their classrooms this week with a live-streaming concert by Brady Rymer.
Kent Animal Shelter is looking at property across the road from its current facility as a site for the new, expanded kennel facility it needs — a site outside the Pine Barrens core preservation area, where land use restrictions have stalled plans to expand on its current site.
High levels of a gasoline additive were found in the well water of a Manorville home, prompting a state investigation to find where the contaminant came from and if it is affecting other homes in the neighborhood that also depend on well water.
Several projects in Riverhead Town – from a downtown food market to unmanned aircraft development at EPCAL – were awarded a combined $1.7 million in grants from New York State's Regional Economic Development Council Awards today.
Peconic Ballet Theater, East End Arts and Martha Clara Vineyards will co-host a series of events at Peconic Ballet Theater's studio this fall, featuring wine tasting, music and dance performances and art galleries of local artists.
A 21-year-old man on a motorcycle was struck by a vehicle, dragged more than 500 feet underneath and then left in the middle of the road in a late-night hit-and-run Friday, according to eyewitness and police accounts.