Former Riverhead official was a broker for Triple Five in deal with Dowling College, bankruptcy court record shows

by
Former Riverhead Community Development Agency director Chris Kempner acted as a broker for Triple Five earlier this year in the bankruptcy sale of Dowling College's Brookhaven campus, according to a report to the court filed by the college's attorneys in the bankruptcy proceeding.

Veterans Wall of Honor eyed for Riverhead High School graduates

by
A Veterans Wall of Honor honoring Riverhead High School graduates who went on to serve in the military is being planned by the town's veterans advisory committee for the high school.

Riverhead, NY
Currently
72°
Feels like 73°
Hi 81 ° Lo 72 °
Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon and breezy overnight.
  • Humidity: 90%
  • Pressure: 29.98 in.
  • Dew Point: 69.6 °
  • Wind Speed: 3mph from SW
  • Sunrise: 5:33 am
  • Sunset: 8:21 pm
  • Tuesday
    80°
    |
    73°
    92% chance
    of precip.
  • Wednesday
    79°
    |
    70°
    55% chance
    of precip.
  • Thursday
    76°
    |
    68°
    2% chance
    of precip.
  • Friday
    78°
    |
    69°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • Saturday
    75°
    |
    69°
    74% chance
    of precip.
  • Sunday
    76°
    |
    71°
    58% chance
    of precip.
  • Monday
    78°
    |
    73°
    92% chance
    of precip.
Daily
Tuesday
80°
|
73°
92% chance
of precip.
Breezy until evening and rain starting in the evening.
  • Humidity: 83%
  • Pressure: 29.83 in.
  • Dew Point: 71.38 °
  • Wind Speed: 15mph from SW
Daily
Wednesday
79°
|
70°
55% chance
of precip.
Partly cloudy in the morning.
  • Humidity: 66%
  • Pressure: 29.80 in.
  • Dew Point: 62.37 °
  • Wind Speed: 9mph from NW
Daily
Thursday
76°
|
68°
2% chance
of precip.
Clear throughout the day.
  • Humidity: 60%
  • Pressure: 30.03 in.
  • Dew Point: 57.94 °
  • Wind Speed: 3mph from NE
Daily
Friday
78°
|
69°
0% chance
of precip.
Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.
  • Humidity: 65%
  • Pressure: 30.14 in.
  • Dew Point: 60.3 °
  • Wind Speed: 8mph from S
Daily
Saturday
75°
|
69°
74% chance
of precip.
Mostly cloudy throughout the day and breezy until afternoon.
  • Humidity: 76%
  • Pressure: 30.05 in.
  • Dew Point: 64.46 °
  • Wind Speed: 11mph from SE
Daily
Sunday
76°
|
71°
58% chance
of precip.
Breezy and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
  • Humidity: 84%
  • Pressure: 30.00 in.
  • Dew Point: 68.71 °
  • Wind Speed: 17mph from SE
Daily
Monday
78°
|
73°
92% chance
of precip.
Breezy throughout the day and rain in the morning and afternoon.
  • Humidity: 85%
  • Pressure: 30.00 in.
  • Dew Point: 70.89 °
  • Wind Speed: 16mph from S
  • 1am
    72°
    8% chance
    of precip.
  • 2am
    73°
    4% chance
    of precip.
  • 3am
    73°
    2% chance
    of precip.
  • 4am
    73°
    1% chance
    of precip.
  • 5am
    73°
    2% chance
    of precip.
  • 6am
    74°
    1% chance
    of precip.
  • 7am
    74°
    1% chance
    of precip.
  • 8am
    75°
    1% chance
    of precip.
  • 9am
    77°
    1% chance
    of precip.
  • 10am
    78°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 11am
    79°
    2% chance
    of precip.
  • 12pm
    80°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 1pm
    80°
    1% chance
    of precip.
  • 2pm
    81°
    2% chance
    of precip.
  • 3pm
    81°
    2% chance
    of precip.
  • 4pm
    80°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 5pm
    79°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 6pm
    78°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 7pm
    78°
    2% chance
    of precip.
  • 8pm
    77°
    2% chance
    of precip.
  • 9pm
    76°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 10pm
    76°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 11pm
    75°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 12am
    75°
    2% chance
    of precip.
Hourly
1am
72°
Clear
8% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 90%
  • Pressure: 29.97 in.
  • Dew Point: 69.8 °
  • Wind Speed: 4mph from SW
Hourly
2am
73°
Clear
4% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 90%
  • Pressure: 29.97 in.
  • Dew Point: 70.05 °
  • Wind Speed: 5mph from SW
Hourly
3am
73°
Clear
2% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 89%
  • Pressure: 29.97 in.
  • Dew Point: 70.06 °
  • Wind Speed: 5mph from SW
Hourly
4am
73°
Clear
1% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 89%
  • Pressure: 29.97 in.
  • Dew Point: 69.92 °
  • Wind Speed: 5mph from SW
Hourly
5am
73°
Clear
2% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 88%
  • Pressure: 29.97 in.
  • Dew Point: 69.88 °
  • Wind Speed: 5mph from SW
Hourly
6am
74°
Clear
1% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 87%
  • Pressure: 29.98 in.
  • Dew Point: 70 °
  • Wind Speed: 5mph from SW
Hourly
7am
74°
Clear
1% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 86%
  • Pressure: 29.98 in.
  • Dew Point: 70.27 °
  • Wind Speed: 4mph from SW
Hourly
8am
75°
Clear
1% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 84%
  • Pressure: 29.99 in.
  • Dew Point: 70.6 °
  • Wind Speed: 4mph from SW
Hourly
9am
77°
Clear
1% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 81%
  • Pressure: 29.99 in.
  • Dew Point: 70.91 °
  • Wind Speed: 4mph from SW
Hourly
10am
78°
Clear
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 79%
  • Pressure: 30.00 in.
  • Dew Point: 71.27 °
  • Wind Speed: 4mph from SW
Hourly
11am
79°
Clear
2% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 76%
  • Pressure: 29.99 in.
  • Dew Point: 71.53 °
  • Wind Speed: 5mph from S
Hourly
12pm
80°
Clear
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 75%
  • Pressure: 29.98 in.
  • Dew Point: 71.63 °
  • Wind Speed: 5mph from S
Hourly
1pm
80°
Partly Cloudy
1% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 73%
  • Pressure: 29.97 in.
  • Dew Point: 71.58 °
  • Wind Speed: 7mph from S
Hourly
2pm
81°
Partly Cloudy
2% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 72%
  • Pressure: 29.96 in.
  • Dew Point: 71.61 °
  • Wind Speed: 9mph from S
Hourly
3pm
81°
Partly Cloudy
2% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 72%
  • Pressure: 29.96 in.
  • Dew Point: 71.55 °
  • Wind Speed: 10mph from S
Hourly
4pm
80°
Clear
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 74%
  • Pressure: 29.94 in.
  • Dew Point: 71.48 °
  • Wind Speed: 11mph from S
Hourly
5pm
79°
Partly Cloudy
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 76%
  • Pressure: 29.94 in.
  • Dew Point: 71.32 °
  • Wind Speed: 12mph from S
Hourly
6pm
78°
Partly Cloudy
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 77%
  • Pressure: 29.93 in.
  • Dew Point: 71.04 °
  • Wind Speed: 13mph from S
Hourly
7pm
78°
Clear
2% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 78%
  • Pressure: 29.93 in.
  • Dew Point: 70.68 °
  • Wind Speed: 13mph from S
Hourly
8pm
77°
Clear
2% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 79%
  • Pressure: 29.93 in.
  • Dew Point: 70.4 °
  • Wind Speed: 13mph from S
Hourly
9pm
76°
Partly Cloudy
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 80%
  • Pressure: 29.94 in.
  • Dew Point: 70.25 °
  • Wind Speed: 13mph from SW
Hourly
10pm
76°
Partly Cloudy
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 82%
  • Pressure: 29.94 in.
  • Dew Point: 70.21 °
  • Wind Speed: 13mph from SW
Hourly
11pm
75°
Partly Cloudy
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 83%
  • Pressure: 29.94 in.
  • Dew Point: 70.2 °
  • Wind Speed: 14mph from SW
Hourly
12am
75°
Partly Cloudy
2% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 85%
  • Pressure: 29.93 in.
  • Dew Point: 70.33 °
  • Wind Speed: 14mph from SW
Community News

Alive on 25 summer street festival takes place tonight in downtown Riverhead

by | Jul 12, 9:47 am
Downtown Riverhead’s Alive on 25 summer street festival — the second in the 2018 season — takes place this evening beginning at 5 o’clock.

Police: Pair dumped barrels of toxic fluids in Manorville Pine Barrens

by
Suffolk Police and the Central Pine Barrens Commission are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate two people they say dumped eight barrels of toxic liquids in a wooded area in Manorville May 20.

Riverhead Police invite community to participate in National Night Out Aug. 7

by
The nationwide community-building event aims to generate support for local anti-crime programs and strengthen police-community partnerships, according to Riverhead Town Police.

Opinion and Blogs

Cops: Officer jumps into moving crane on I-495 to stop drunk operator, Riverhead man who hit four vehicles and fled

by
A Riverhead man operating a construction crane was charged with DWI and leaving the scene after crashing into several cars on the Long Island Expressway Tuesday night, injuring several people and leading police on a chase from Hauppauge to Medford.

Police investigate burglaries of two downtown Riverhead homes

by
Riverhead Police are investigating two burglaries at adjacent homes on East Avenue reported last night at about 8 p.m.
Business News

State revokes Hy Ting’s liquor license, imposes two-year ban on re-issuance

by | Jul 10, 8:20 pm
Hy Ting Restaurant's liquor license, which was summarily suspended by the New York State Liquor Authority in March, was revoked by that agency at its regular monthly board meeting in June.

Community Announcements

Breaking News

Police seek teen missing from Riverhead youth facility

by | Jul 10, 7:06 pm
Police said Justin Knight, age 15, was reported missing from Timothy Hill Children's Ranch in Riverhead on July 10 at 11:45 a.m.

Dispute continues over how much financial disclosure to require of buyer in EPCAL land deal

by
A proposed rule change that would specifically allow the town board to make a 'qualified and eligible' determination without seeing financial statements from an applicant was shot down last week, unanimously. Here's why.

Town renews plea for water conservation

by
With another period of hot, dry weather forecast, Riverhead Water District is at risk for not being able to meet demand, due to a sharp spike in water consumption — as much as 80 percent — for irrigation.

Schools

Former board president returns to post

Former school board president Dr. Susan Koukounas was elected to the post again Monday at the Riverhead Board of Education’s organizational meeting for the 2018-2019 school year.

Photos: Riverhead High School 2018 commencement exercises

Riverhead High School’s commencement exercise for the first crop of graduates born in the 21st century took place this morning in the high school gymnasium. An overflow crowd packed the auditorium to capacity to watch the event remotely.

Air quality health advisory extended through Tuesday night

by
An air quality health advisory will remain in effect until 11 p.m. and will be in place Tuesday as well, from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m.

Police search for runaway girl

by
Dezia Keith is described as 5’3” tall, 130 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair with red highlights. She was last seen wearing a multi-colored scarf.
Breaking News

Police search for man missing from Riverhead group home

by | Jul 9, 5:48 am
Police said Kary Felton, 58, was last seen at the ADD residence at 1476 Roanoke Avenue at 1 p.m. on Friday, July 7.

Sports

McGann-Mercy claims Class C title with 18-1 victory over Southold

McGann-Mercy swept Southold to win the Suffolk Class C Championship yesterday in Southold.

Penny’s complete game shutout lifts McGann-Mercy in Class C finals opener

Sarah Penny pitched a complete-game gem, fanning 11 and giving up just four hits and no walks as McGann-Mercy defeated Southold 3-0 in the opening game of the Class C finals yesterday.

Instagram

See more @riverheadlocal. Tag your photos with #riverheadlocal to be featured on our website.

Police

Obituaries

Public meetings

  • Town Board
    Tue, Jul 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Riverhead Fire Commissioners
    Tue, Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead Fire Department Headquarters, 540 Roanoke Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Jamesport Fire Commissioners
    Tue, Jul 17 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Jamesport Fire House, 25 Manor Lane, Jamesport NY 11947

  • Riverhead Handicapped Advisory Committee
    Wed, Jul 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Small Business Advisory Committee
    Wed, Jul 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Ethics Committee
    Wed, Jul 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • BID Management Association Annual Meeting
    Wed, Jul 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Jul 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Planning Board
    Thu, Jul 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Landmarks Commission
    Mon, Jul 23 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • RCSD Board of Education
    Tue, Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • SWR Board of Education
    Tue, Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    SWR High School, 250B Route 25A, Shoreham NY 11786

  • ARB Meeting
    Wed, Jul 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Justice, 210 Howell Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901, United States

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Jul 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Parking District Advisory Committee
    Thu, Jul 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • ZBA
    Thu, Jul 26 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Riverhead Fire Commissioners
    Wed, Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Riverhead Fire Department Headquarters, 540 Roanoke Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Farmland Preservation Committee
    Wed, Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Town Hall

  • Special Ed PTA meeting
    Wed, Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riley Avenue Elementary School, Calverton NY 11933

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Aug 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Planning Board
    Thu, Aug 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

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

  • Town Board
    Tue, Aug 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Riverhead Conservation Advisory Committee
    Wed, Aug 8 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

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

  • Calverton Civic Association Meeting
    Wed, Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Riley Avenue School, 374 Riley Ave, Calverton, NY, United States

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Aug 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

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

  • Riverhead Recreation Advisory Committee
    Mon, Aug 13 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Meeting: Flanders, Riverside & Northampton Community Association
    Mon, Aug 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Crohan Community Center, 655 Flanders Road (Rt.24), Flanders,

  • Riverhead Agricultural Advisory Committee
    Mon, Aug 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Library Trustees Meeting
    Tue, Aug 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Riverhead Free Library Long Island Room

  • SWR Board of Education
    Tue, Aug 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    SWR High School, 250B Route 25A, Shoreham NY 11786

  • Riverhead Open Space Committee
    Tue, Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • RCSD Board of Education
    Tue, Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Ave., Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Handicapped Advisory Committee
    Wed, Aug 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Small Business Advisory Committee
    Wed, Aug 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Ethics Committee
    Wed, Aug 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • BID Management Association Meeting
    Wed, Aug 15 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

Breaking News

Police search for burglar who stole safe from Wading River home

by | Jul 7, 5:47 am
Riverhead Town Police detectives are investigating the burglary of a Remsen Road, Wading River home.

New traffic light proposed at entrance to Hilton Garden Inn hotel on Route 58

by
Hotel owner Lee Browning said he has watched with dismay and fear as vehicles make an illegal U-turn from the eastbound land of Route 58 to access his Hilton Garden Inn and Residence Inn hotel property. He wants to create a new signalized intersection at the entrance to his hotel site.

Big box national retailer coming to Calverton: Tractor Supply Co. site plan gains preliminary approval

by
The A 51,547-square-foot retail center on Middle Country Road across from Fresh Pond Avenue is being developed under pre-master plan zoning pursuant to the settlement of a years-long legal battle between the town and a sand mine operator.

Daily newsletter

Get fresh local news straight to your inbox every morning.

* indicates required

Subscribers to RiverheadLOCAL’s daily newsletter are also eligible to enter our weekly Facebook Fan Friday giveaways.

 

Facebook

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!