- Election day is approaching fast. Get to know the candidates running for town government with RiverheadLOCAL’s 2015 Election Guide.
A voice for the voiceless: Local librarian who advocates for veterans, county inmates honored for public serviceHer job description may be working with books, but it is with local veterans, impoverished residents and even inmates at the Suffolk County Jail where Liz Stokes finds her true purpose.
- Tickets are now on sale for the return of the Harlem Wizards to Riverhead set on Thursday, Nov. 12 in the third annual Harlem Wizards Scholarship Fundraiser. The action starts at 6:45 p.m. at the Riverhead High School gym.
- Someone in Riverhead got lucky last night. A $150,000 winning Power Ball ticket was sold at the 7-Eleven in DMV Plaza on Route 58 yesterday, according to N.Y. State Lottery.
- After more than four decades of business, King Kullen will close its location on Route 58 in November.
Mega-drones that beam internet down to earth will be built in Riverhead; company meets with town officialsThe drones Luminati will manufacture will have the ability to essentially “beam” wireless internet down onto earth from the stratosphere using infrared lasers.
‘Extra-flammable’ crude oil being stored at Riverhead oil tanks; town officials, first responders kept in the darkUnited Riverhead Terminal began storing the exceptionally volatile Bakken crude oil produced by fracking in North Dakota in 2014. RiverheadLOCAL exclusive report.
- After someone broke into a Riverhead woman’s apartment yesterday and stole her Yorkshire Terrier, the dog mysteriously turned up in the apartment complex’s parking lot this afternoon.
- Six Riverhead High School students have been selected for the All-State Music Festival to be held in Rochester in December and seven will perform at the All-County Music Festival.
- When it rains, it pours — especially when the Blue Waves are in town. The last time Riverhead traveled to face an undefeated Smithtown West Bulls team, they came home with the win. ...
- High winds and storm heave have hampered fishing efforts this week. This is unfortunate because blackfish season just started on October 5
- Fall has reared its ugly head, replete with winds out of the east for days on end and now a hurricane. Yuck.
- Visiting a strange place, becoming tourist yourself for a bit, changes your perspective on the folks who flock to the North Fork in search of the perfect pumpkin. Well, for five minutes, anyway.
- The crisp coolness of an autumn evening, the glow of a fire in the wood stove, a glass of cider… the perfect setting for a meal built around the bounty of fall.
- The Open Meetings Law is diminished when town boards and committees don’t publish their agendas ahead of time. With no way to know what’s being discussed or attended to, who’s going to sit in on them?
- What lists can and cannot do: confessions of an obsessive list-maker.
- Apples are overflowing their bushel baskets in the kitchen and that means one thing: the comforting aroma of baked apples will soon fill the house.
- Really, I tried. I hauled three days worth of supplies. I bathed pasty, uncooperative children in sunblock. I chased flying umbrellas. I sat in pools of my own sweat, acquiring a coating of sand every time I moved. I’d rather be poolside.
- Green Earth Natural Foods Market will host an Introduction to Patient Safety, presented by PULSE of NY, Inc. on Thursday October 15th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
- Watch along with Michele as she guides you through a workout set to song that you can do in your own home.
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