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Fortunoff Backyard Stores opens Riverhead location

A Fortunoff Backyard Store has opened on Route 58 in Riverhead. The store opened last week in the space formerly occupied by Kaufman Allied, which closed last year. Fortunoff Backyard Stores sells outdoor living and seasonal trim-a-tree...

Register now for the annual East End employment expo

The Riverhead Chamber of Commerce and the Riverhead Industrial Development Agency have once again joined forces to host the East End Employment Expo for Riverhead and the surrounding areas on Tuesday, May 13 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Sea Star...

New cancer treatment center opens in Riverhead

ProHealth Radiation Oncology, in affiliation with 21st Century Oncology, held a grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday. The state-of-the-art cancer treatment center is located at 896 Old Country Road, Riverhead, the former site o...

Starbucks with drive-thru opens on Rt. 58

Starbucks opened its doors — and drive-thru window — on Route 58 in Riverhead today. The new Starbucks is located in the Sabre Riverhead shopping plaza — along with Dick's Sporting Goods, Christmas Tree Shops and That, Five Bel...

Downtown business on the upswing this spring

There's a flurry of activity downtown as winter finally draws grudgingly to an end. "This is a very exciting time in downtown Riverhead," Supervisor Sean Walter said in an interview. "We're on fire downtown." There are projects in the p...

Consumer spending is thawing out from winter

American consumers powered through the winter weather lifting retail sales in February. According to the National Retail Federation – the world's largest retail trade association – February retail sales, which exclude automobiles, ...

Joe's Garage cuts the ribbon — a checkered one, of course

Joe's Garage, the new downtown restaurant on the ground floor of Summerwind Square, held a ceremonial ribbon-cutting Thursday evening, where local business owners and town officials gathered for a pre-opening celebration. The auto-racing ...

Publishers of RiverheadLOCAL announce new Southold news website

Denise Civiletti and Peter Blasl, publishers of RiverheadLOCAL.com, are pleased to announce the coming launch of a new online-only news website for the North Fork: SoutholdLOCAL.com. Southold resident Lisa Finn is taking the helm as ...

Riverhead Building Supply plans major expansion at EPCAL

Riverhead Building Supply is moving forward with expanding its existing facilities at the Enterprise Park at Calverton. The family-owned company, founded in Riverhead in 1948, plans to build a 123,000-square-foot warehouse and manufacturi...

Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers recruit apprentices

The Bricklayers & Allied Craft Workers, Local Union # 1, will conduct a recruitment from January 31 through December 19, 2014 for three stonemason apprentices; 10 pointer, caulker & cleaner apprentices; 10 bricklayer & mason app...

Bridge Bancorp gains approvals to acquire First National Bank of NY

Bridge Bancorp, Inc., the parent company of The Bridgehampton National Bank, announced last week it had obtained all regulatory approvals in connection with the acquisition of FNBNY Bancorp and its wholly owned subsidiary, the First Nationa...

Gershow Recycling expands scholarship program to Riverhead High School

Gershow Recycling has announced that it is expanding its scholarship program to Riverhead High School, providing more one-time, $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors from Long Island and the metropolitan New York area. The program is no...

Retail industry added 49,200 jobs in December

The National Retail Federation Friday issued the following statements from NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay and Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz on the December jobs report: “The nation’s retailers continued to add to their payrolls i...

Riverhead Chamber sets annual membership meeting

The Riverhead Chamber of Commerce’s annual membership meeting will take place on Thursday, January 16, 2014, 12 noon at Desmond’s Restaurant located at The Inn & Spa at East Wind – 5720 Route 25A, Wading River. This meeting will...

ALDI plans Jan. 10 grand opening in Riverhead

ALDI will open its doors in Riverhead Friday morning. The grocery store chain, located at 1773 Old Country Road, plans a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9 a.m. Jan. 10. ALDI joins Dick's Sporting Goods, Christmas Tree Shops and Five Below, w...
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