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Suffolk Bancorp 'accelerating momentum,' CEO says

  Things are looking up for Suffolk Bancorp. The Riverhead-based parent company of Suffolk County National Bank this week reported a 36.2 percent increase in second quarter net income compared to the second quarter of 2013, fueled by...

BID Management Association elects new slate of officers

Robert James Salon owner Raymond Pickersgill was returned to the office of Riverhead BID Management Association president Wednesday evening. Pickersgill was elected president, an office he held from 2010 until he stepped down earlier this...

San Simeon By the Sound July Employee of the Month

San Simeon by the Sound Center for Nursing, Rehabilitation & Adult Day Health Care, Inc., Greenport, NY, is proud to announce that Patty Witzke, who works as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the Nursing Department, has been named the...

United Service Workers Recruit Apprentices

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for United Service Workers, Local Union #355, will conduct a recruitment from July 28, 2014 through August 8, 2014 for two sprinkler fitter apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Peter M. River...

Southampton Town achieves highest possible credit rating

Standard and Poor’s Rating Services today announced that the Town of Southampton has earned a one-notch upgrade from AA+ to AAA, the highest rating possible. “This rating is the result of the past four years of fiscal discipline throu...

LI Cauliflower Association opens doors to new retail showroom

When the Long Island Cauliflower Association was founded in 1901, it had only one mission: to sell cauliflower. But in today’s day and age, when the future of farming is uncertain, CEO John Bokina Jr. says that the company’s direction n...

Derrickmen and riggers recruit apprentices

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Derrickmen and Riggers, Local Union #197, will conduct a recruitment from July 7, 2014 through July 18, 2014 for 25 ironworker (stone derrickman and rigger) apprentices, State Labor Commis...

Carpenters recruit apprentices

The Empire State Carpenters Apprenticeship Committee (Zone 12, Long Island) will conduct a recruitment from July 8, 2014 through June 30, 2015 for five carpenter apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Peter M. Rivera announced today. Appli...

Moustache Brewery cuts the ribbon

Town officials cut the ribbon on Riverhead's newest microbrewery Saturday afternoon, marking the official grand opening of the Moustache Brewing Company on Hallet Street.The artisinal brewery, owned by husband-and-wife partners Lauri and Ma...

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, ...
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