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Nancy Reyer, an 'extraordinary person' to be honored by brain...

Riverhead's Nancy Reyer will be honored as "caregiver of the year" at a gala event hosted by New Beginnings Community Ce...

Riverhead police invite residents to participate in National Night Out

Riverhead Town residents are invited to observe this year’s National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 5. Residents are ask...

Suffolk lawmakers OK ballot proposition on drinking water fund

Suffolk lawmakers yesterday authorized a November referendum on a ballot proposal to create a $29.4 million program for ...

Beagle Club deal with motorcycle group killed by legislature

The plug has officially been pulled on a plan to allow the L.I. ABATE motorcycle group to use the Beagle Club property i...

Schneiderman: East End towns shortchanged millions in county sales tax...

Legislator Jay Schneiderman is a man on a mission. "If there's one thing I accomplish before I leave, this is it," the...

Main Road historic district proposal hits snag in Southold Town

The proposed Main Road historic district hit a roadblock in the Town of Southold yesterday, where Laurel property owners...

Wine and Noses: Celebrating a chain of love across the...

Dogs bring unconditional love into countless lives — but when they're trained to help individuals with disabilities, t...

'Business Expo' set for Saturday on the riverfront

A Wading River businessman has organized an "East End Small Business Expo" on the Peconic Riverfront tomorrow, where loc...

NYSDOT: Disputed signs are on private property

The state Department of Transportation has determined that signs erected on Flanders Road by the sister of the Hampton B...

Collecting honks and hallelujahs, man carrying cross sets out on...

Wooden cross slung over his shoulder, "believer" cap on his head and Holy Bible at his hip, a Selden man is taking to th...

Road work today: paving projects in Aquebogue and Wading River

The Riverhead Highway Department is resurfacing the entire length of Edgar Avenue in Aquebogue today, beginning at appro...

'Countywide' police radio upgrade doesn't include Riverhead, other East End...

A planned upgrade to digital technology for emergency communications in Suffolk County could prove costly for East End p...

Main Road historic district nomination up for review; public information...

As Riverhead's plans progress to get the Main Road historic corridor from Aquebogue to Laurel listed in the state and na...

Court rejects Smithtown developer's attack on Riverhead zoning

A developer's plan to build a 170,000-square-foot retail and rental apartment complex on the corner of Manor Road and Ro...

Flanders family to state DOT: Forget the signs, fix the road

Barbara Tocci's family, still looking for answers from Southampton Town Police on the cause of the crash that took the 47-year-old Hampton Bays woman's life, now wants to know why ...

County, planning to open Beagle Club site to bowhunting, installing fo...

County workers clearing land on the old Beagle Club property along Edwards Avenue this week had local residents and Riverhead officials wondering what was going on. The parks dep...

After tragic end of owner's troubled young life, Birchwood restaurant ...

The Birchwood Restaurant in Polish Town has closed its doors — at least for now. A sign posted on the front door promises that the iconic pub-style Riverhead restaurant and cat...

Voters asked to weigh in on merger of comptroller, treasurer positions

With an eye toward cost savings, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has pitched a plan that would merge the county treasurer and comptroller positions. The matter will be put...

Bank takes shuttered Cody's BBQ property, seeks buyer

  The Cody's BBQ site is now in the hands of the bank that held a $770,000 mortgage on the property. Suffolk County property records show that Downtown Riverhead Holdings ...

East End's state lawmakers blast MTA for 'stunning' lack of strike pla...

East End state lawmakers are demanding that the MTA/LIRR make immediate contingency plans for the potential LIRR strike this weekend. Sen. Ken LaValle, Assemblyman Fred Thiele an...

Edgar Allan Poe festival in the works for Halloween weekend in downtow...

Downtown Riverhead is planning to host an Edgar Allan Poe festival this Halloween. The Riverhead BID is planning a three-day festival beginning on Friday, Oct. 31, centered aroun...

Councilman says he was wrong in flap over jobs

The argument over planned personnel transfers at last night's town board meeting has taken a new turn today: Councilman John Dunleavy said he's changed his mind and will now go alo...
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