Only a few days left to apply for affordable housing lottery

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Located on Moses Lane and on Magee Street in Southampton, the homes are being sold for $332,400 each.

Tougher codes for dealing with snowstorms set for town board public hearing March 20

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Tougher codes for snow emergencies would criminalize disobeying closed-road orders, clarify property owners' responsibilities for clearing sidewalks and make commercial property owners responsible for clearing bus shelters and access to them.
Riverhead, NY
Currently
41°
Feels like 33°
Hi 47 ° Lo 40 °
Rain until afternoon.
  • Humidity: 90%
  • Pressure: 30.08 in.
  • Dew Point: 38.83 °
  • Wind Speed: 14mph from E
  • Sunrise: 6:31 am
  • Sunset: 5:38 pm
  • Monday
    47°
    |
    39°
    7% chance
    of precip.
  • Tuesday
    48°
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    35°
    7% chance
    of precip.
  • Wednesday
    49°
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    39°
    10% chance
    of precip.
  • Thursday
    47°
    |
    40°
    76% chance
    of precip.
  • Friday
    47°
    |
    41°
    96% chance
    of precip.
  • Saturday
    43°
    |
    37°
    60% chance
    of precip.
  • Sunday
    43°
    |
    35°
    0% chance
    of precip.
Daily
Monday
47°
|
39°
7% chance
of precip.
Foggy in the morning.
  • Humidity: 75%
  • Pressure: 30.14 in.
  • Dew Point: 35.36 °
  • Wind Speed: 7mph from NW
Daily
Tuesday
48°
|
35°
7% chance
of precip.
Clear throughout the day.
  • Humidity: 68%
  • Pressure: 30.32 in.
  • Dew Point: 31.2 °
  • Wind Speed: 5mph from W
Daily
Wednesday
49°
|
39°
10% chance
of precip.
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
  • Humidity: 69%
  • Pressure: 30.12 in.
  • Dew Point: 34.18 °
  • Wind Speed: 11mph from SW
Daily
Thursday
47°
|
40°
76% chance
of precip.
Rain starting in the afternoon and windy starting in the evening.
  • Humidity: 84%
  • Pressure: 29.88 in.
  • Dew Point: 39.96 °
  • Wind Speed: 11mph from E
Daily
Friday
47°
|
41°
96% chance
of precip.
Rain in the morning and windy starting in the evening.
  • Humidity: 87%
  • Pressure: 29.32 in.
  • Dew Point: 41.59 °
  • Wind Speed: 8mph from
Daily
Saturday
43°
|
37°
60% chance
of precip.
Breezy and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
  • Humidity: 76%
  • Pressure: 29.91 in.
  • Dew Point: 33.72 °
  • Wind Speed: 26mph from NE
Daily
Sunday
43°
|
35°
0% chance
of precip.
Breezy in the morning and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
  • Humidity: 71%
  • Pressure: 30.24 in.
  • Dew Point: 30.06 °
  • Wind Speed: 13mph from NE
  • 10am
    42°
    82% chance
    of precip.
  • 11am
    43°
    82% chance
    of precip.
  • 12pm
    45°
    86% chance
    of precip.
  • 1pm
    46°
    81% chance
    of precip.
  • 2pm
    47°
    68% chance
    of precip.
  • 3pm
    47°
    46% chance
    of precip.
  • 4pm
    46°
    23% chance
    of precip.
  • 5pm
    46°
    14% chance
    of precip.
  • 6pm
    45°
    11% chance
    of precip.
  • 7pm
    44°
    5% chance
    of precip.
  • 8pm
    44°
    7% chance
    of precip.
  • 9pm
    43°
    9% chance
    of precip.
  • 10pm
    43°
    3% chance
    of precip.
  • 11pm
    43°
    3% chance
    of precip.
  • 12am
    42°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 1am
    42°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 2am
    42°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 3am
    41°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 4am
    41°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 5am
    41°
    0% chance
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  • 6am
    41°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 7am
    41°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 8am
    41°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 9am
    41°
    0% chance
    of precip.
Hourly
10am
42°
Light Rain
82% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 87%
  • Pressure: 30.06 in.
  • Dew Point: 38.83 °
  • Wind Speed: 17mph from E
Hourly
11am
43°
Rain
82% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 85%
  • Pressure: 30.01 in.
  • Dew Point: 39.52 °
  • Wind Speed: 19mph from E
Hourly
12pm
45°
Rain
86% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 83%
  • Pressure: 29.97 in.
  • Dew Point: 40.58 °
  • Wind Speed: 17mph from E
Hourly
1pm
46°
Rain
81% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 82%
  • Pressure: 29.94 in.
  • Dew Point: 41.34 °
  • Wind Speed: 15mph from E
Hourly
2pm
47°
Overcast
68% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 81%
  • Pressure: 29.92 in.
  • Dew Point: 41.69 °
  • Wind Speed: 12mph from E
Hourly
3pm
47°
Overcast
46% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 81%
  • Pressure: 29.91 in.
  • Dew Point: 41.68 °
  • Wind Speed: 7mph from NE
Hourly
4pm
46°
Overcast
23% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 82%
  • Pressure: 29.91 in.
  • Dew Point: 41.54 °
  • Wind Speed: 9mph from NW
Hourly
5pm
46°
Overcast
14% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 83%
  • Pressure: 29.92 in.
  • Dew Point: 41.21 °
  • Wind Speed: 5mph from W
Hourly
6pm
45°
Overcast
11% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 84%
  • Pressure: 29.95 in.
  • Dew Point: 40.88 °
  • Wind Speed: 6mph from NW
Hourly
7pm
44°
Overcast
5% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 85%
  • Pressure: 29.96 in.
  • Dew Point: 40.58 °
  • Wind Speed: 5mph from NW
Hourly
8pm
44°
Overcast
7% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 86%
  • Pressure: 29.98 in.
  • Dew Point: 40.38 °
  • Wind Speed: 5mph from NW
Hourly
9pm
43°
Overcast
9% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 88%
  • Pressure: 29.99 in.
  • Dew Point: 40.2 °
  • Wind Speed: 5mph from NW
Hourly
10pm
43°
Overcast
3% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 89%
  • Pressure: 30.00 in.
  • Dew Point: 40.02 °
  • Wind Speed: 5mph from NW
Hourly
11pm
43°
Overcast
3% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 91%
  • Pressure: 30.00 in.
  • Dew Point: 40.62 °
  • Wind Speed: 5mph from W
Hourly
12am
42°
Overcast
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 93%
  • Pressure: 30.00 in.
  • Dew Point: 40.69 °
  • Wind Speed: 5mph from W
Hourly
1am
42°
Overcast
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 94%
  • Pressure: 30.01 in.
  • Dew Point: 40.7 °
  • Wind Speed: 5mph from W
Hourly
2am
42°
Overcast
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 95%
  • Pressure: 30.03 in.
  • Dew Point: 40.63 °
  • Wind Speed: 5mph from W
Hourly
3am
41°
Overcast
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 95%
  • Pressure: 30.05 in.
  • Dew Point: 40.53 °
  • Wind Speed: 5mph from NW
Hourly
4am
41°
Foggy
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 94%
  • Pressure: 30.07 in.
  • Dew Point: 40.24 °
  • Wind Speed: 6mph from NW
Hourly
5am
41°
Foggy
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 93%
  • Pressure: 30.09 in.
  • Dew Point: 39.68 °
  • Wind Speed: 6mph from NW
Hourly
6am
41°
Foggy
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 91%
  • Pressure: 30.10 in.
  • Dew Point: 38.96 °
  • Wind Speed: 6mph from NW
Hourly
7am
41°
Overcast
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 88%
  • Pressure: 30.12 in.
  • Dew Point: 38.07 °
  • Wind Speed: 7mph from NW
Hourly
8am
41°
Overcast
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 84%
  • Pressure: 30.13 in.
  • Dew Point: 36.98 °
  • Wind Speed: 7mph from NW
Hourly
9am
41°
Overcast
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 79%
  • Pressure: 30.15 in.
  • Dew Point: 35.73 °
  • Wind Speed: 8mph from NW
Local News

Town looks to private sector to develop recreation facility for EPCAL parkland

by | Feb 22, 7:30 pm
Riverhead officials are going to issue a request for proposals for the development of an indoor sports and recreation center at the town park in Calverton.

Riverhead police seek information in another commercial burglary

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Riverhead Town Police have announced a second burglary that occurred in the early morning hours today, this one at an auto parts store on West Main Street.

Bellone nominates Suffolk’s first woman police commissioner

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County Executive Steve Bellone today announced the nomination of Geraldine Hart, a career FBI agent who is currently the head of the bureau’s Long Island office. The nomination is subject to legislative approval.

Opinion and Blogs

Cops seek information on burglary at Route 58 equipment company

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Someone broke the glass front doors at Malvese Equipment to gain entry and removed a portable generator from the building, police said.

Town board proposes shifting oversight of town garage to highway superintendent, with a $20,000 pay hike

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The town garage would operate under the supervision of highway superintendent George Woodson, who already oversees a garage that maintains and repairs highway department vehicles. The additional compensation proposed by the board requires the adoption of a local law. A hearing is set for March 6 at 2:15 p.m.
Local News

Solar power company withdraws lawsuit over proposed EPCAL land sale

by | Feb 21, 6:30 pm
The lawsuit, which sought to set aside a letter of intent between the town and Luminati Aerospace, became moot when the defendants conceded the letter of intent is no longer valid, according to the attorney for sPower. The town is free to entertain better offers than the current $40 million bid.

Community Announcements

Community News

Preventing teen dating violence: Documentary ‘Audrie and Daisy’ to screen at Riverhead library on Feb. 27

by | Feb 21, 8:40 am
A free screening of a documentary dealing with teen dating violence prevention will screen at the Riverhead Free Library - parents, educators, counselors and others who interact with adolescents are urged to view it.

A network of neighbors commits to being ‘present’ for undocumented residents

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A new network is taking shape on the North Fork with the goal of providing support to undocumented residents and their families and bearing witness to federal immigration enforcement actions in the local area.

Dense fog advisory in effect until 10 a.m.

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Limited visibilities of one-quarter mile or less at times will make travel very difficult, the National Weather Service in New York said in a statement early this morning.

Schools

SWR HS students present research at LI Science and Engineering Fair

Six talented high school research students from Shoreham-Wading River presented their work at the Long Island Science and Engineering Fair.

Music students hit the high notes

More than 70 talented music students in Riverhead schools have been recognized for their abilities at several different music festivals this school year.

Blue Waves alumnae to return to Riverhead High School gym March 17

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More than 30 Blue Waves alumnae — including members of the championship 2012 and 1984 teams —are ready to hit the court on March 17 for the first-ever Riverhead High School girls basketball alumni day game.

Zeldin bill would allow government to revoke citizenship for alleged offenses up to 10 years after naturalization

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Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) has proposed sweeping reforms to federal Immigration and Nationality Law that would allow the government to revoke the citizenship of naturalized U.S. citizens within 10 years after naturalization for a broad range of alleged offenses.

Sports

Two Shoreham-Wading River varsity wrestlers win Division II titles

Two Shoreham-Wading River High School varsity wrestler team members left the mats newly crowned as Division II champions at the 79th annual Dr. L. Robert Fallot Section XI Wrestling Championships.

Mattituck defeats McGann-Mercy to win Suffolk small school crown

Mattituck defeated McGann-Mercy 58-52 to win the Suffolk “B-C” Small School Championship today at Centereach High School.

Local News

County to offer another free flu-shot clinic in Riverhead Saturday morning

by | Feb 19, 4:12 pm
Flu shots will be provided at Riverhead Free Library on Saturday, Feb. 24 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Another clinic is being offered in Hauppauge on Thursday afternoon.

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Police

Obituaries

Robert Stolz, 79

Cecilia Muller, 71

Alvania Maston, 83

Irene Murray, 95

Public meetings

  • Riverhead Landmarks Commission
    Mon, Feb 26 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • SWR Board of Education
    Tue, Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    SWR High School, 250B Route 25A, Shoreham NY 11786

  • RCSD Board of Education
    Tue, Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • ARB Meeting
    Wed, Feb 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Justice, 210 Howell Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901, United States

  • Town Board work session
    Thu, Mar 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead

  • Planning Board
    Thu, Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Riverhead IDA meeting
    Mon, Mar 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Town Board
    Tue, Mar 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Riverhead Fire Commissioners
    Wed, Mar 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Riverhead Fire Department Headquarters, 540 Roanoke Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Special Ed PTA meeting
    Wed, Mar 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riley Avenue Elementary School, Calverton NY 11933

  • Farmland Preservation Committee
    Wed, Mar 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Town Hall

  • Town Board work session
    Thu, Mar 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead

  • Zoning Board of Appeals
    Thu, Mar 8 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Riverhead Recreation Advisory Committee
    Mon, Mar 12 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Meeting: Flanders, Riverside & Northampton Community Association
    Mon, Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Crohan Community Center, 655 Flanders Road (Rt.24), Flanders,

  • Riverhead Agricultural Advisory Committee
    Mon, Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Library Trustees Meeting
    Tue, Mar 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Riverhead Free Library Long Island Room

  • SWR Board of Education
    Tue, Mar 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    SWR High School, 250B Route 25A, Shoreham NY 11786

  • Riverhead Open Space Committee
    Tue, Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • RCSD Board of Education
    Tue, Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Ave., Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Conservation Advisory Committee
    Wed, Mar 14 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Flanders Fire District meeting
    Wed, Mar 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Flanders Fire House located at 19 Firehouse Lane, Flanders

  • Calverton Civic Association Meeting
    Wed, Mar 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Riley Avenue School, 374 Riley Ave, Calverton, NY, United States

  • Town Board work session
    Thu, Mar 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead

  • Planning Board
    Thu, Mar 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Fire Commissioners
    Tue, Mar 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead Fire Department Headquarters, 540 Roanoke Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Town Board
    Tue, Mar 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Jamesport Fire Commissioners
    Tue, Mar 20 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Jamesport Fire House, 25 Manor Lane, Jamesport NY 11947

  • Riverhead Handicapped Advisory Committee
    Wed, Mar 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Small Business Advisory Committee
    Wed, Mar 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Ethics Committee
    Wed, Mar 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • BID Management Association Meeting
    Wed, Mar 21 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Town Board work session
    Thu, Mar 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead

  • ZBA
    Thu, Mar 22 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

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