Riverhead sets hearing on new rules for mobile home park rentals

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Owners of mobile and manufactured homes who rent their units in mobile home parks will be required to provide park management with town-issued rental permits — and the park will be required to maintain the permits in its management office — under proposed code revisions set for a public hearing next month.

Riverhead salutes its women military members and veterans

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U.S. Navy E4 Klycia Cadore was one of 17 female service members and veterans who attended the "Operation Eagle Heart" dinner at Polish Hall Sunday evening.

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Police seek person who stole wheels and tires from Riverhead dealership

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Riverhead Police and Suffolk County Police Crime Stoppers released this surveillance camera image of the person they say stole four wheels and tires valued at more than $4,600 from a 2018 Dodge Ram pickup truck on a Riverhead auto dealership's lot Feb. 17.

Cops search for man who robbed Route 58 gas station Saturday night

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A male wearing a dark hoodie with his face covered entered the convenience store at the Speedway and gestured as though he had a handgun in his pocket. He then removed cash from an employee and the cash register, police said.

Farmers sound off on labor shortage; Zeldin pessimistic about a solution

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“There's never been a point where I've been less optimistic that anything is going to get done about anything,” Rep.Lee Zeldin told L.I. Farm Bureau members at the organization's annual 'Coffee with the Congressman' event Saturday morning in Calverton.

Twelve people seek three seats on Riverhead library board of trustees

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It's an unusually large field of candidates for the library board this year. There will be a meet-the-candidates night at the library Monday, March 25 beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Public hearing set on EPCAL subdivision

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The proposed eight-lot subdivision of the town’s vacant land within the Calverton Enterprise Park will be the subject of a public hearing before the Riverhead Planning Board on May 2.

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Aquebogue students raise money for ‘Hoops for Heart’

Students at Aquebogue Elementary School raised $6,000 for the American Heart Association through the AHA's “Hoops for Heart” program.

Riverhead school district honors retiree

Riverhead Central School District honored longtime school bus driver Paula Warner at the Board of Education meeting on March 12.

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Public meetings

  • SWR Board of Education
    Tue, Mar 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    SWR High School, 250B Route 25A, Shoreham NY 11786

  • RCSD Board of Education
    Tue, Mar 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • ARB Meeting
    Wed, Mar 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Justice, 210 Howell Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901, United States

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Mar 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Parking District Advisory Committee
    Thu, Mar 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • ZBA
    Thu, Mar 28 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Riverhead IDA meeting
    Mon, Apr 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Downtown Revitalization Committee
    Mon, Apr 1 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Location TBA

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

  • Riverhead Fire Commissioners
    Wed, Apr 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Riverhead Fire Department Headquarters, 540 Roanoke Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Farmland Preservation Committee
    Wed, Apr 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Town Hall

  • Special Ed PTA meeting
    Wed, Apr 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riley Avenue Elementary School, Calverton NY 11933

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Apr 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Planning Board
    Thu, Apr 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Riverhead Recreation Advisory Committee
    Mon, Apr 8 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • State of the Town address
    Mon, Apr 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Wading River Fire District Commissioners
    Mon, Apr 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    WRFD Headquarters, 1503 North Country Road, Wading River, New York 11792.

  • Meeting: Flanders, Riverside & Northampton Community Association
    Mon, Apr 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Crohan Community Center, 655 Flanders Road (Rt.24), Flanders,

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

  • SWR Board of Education
    Tue, Apr 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    SWR High School, 250B Route 25A, Shoreham NY 11786

  • RCSD Board of Education
    Tue, Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Ave., Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Conservation Advisory Committee
    Wed, Apr 10 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Library Trustees Meeting
    Wed, Apr 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Riverhead Free Library Long Island Room

  • Flanders Fire District meeting
    Wed, Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Flanders Fire House located at 19 Firehouse Lane, Flanders

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Apr 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Zoning Board of Appeals
    Thu, Apr 11 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Town Board
    Tue, Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Fire Commissioners
    Tue, Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead Fire Department Headquarters, 540 Roanoke Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Jamesport Fire Commissioners
    Tue, Apr 16 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Jamesport Fire House, 25 Manor Lane, Jamesport NY 11947

  • BID Management Association Meeting
    Wed, Apr 17 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Apr 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Planning Board
    Thu, Apr 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Landmarks Commission
    Mon, Apr 22 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Wading River Fire District Commissioners
    Mon, Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    WRFD Headquarters, 1503 North Country Road, Wading River, New York 11792.

  • SWR Board of Education
    Tue, Apr 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    SWR High School, 250B Route 25A, Shoreham NY 11786

  • RCSD Board of Education
    Tue, Apr 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • ARB Meeting
    Wed, Apr 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Justice, 210 Howell Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901, United States

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Apr 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Parking District Advisory Committee
    Thu, Apr 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • ZBA
    Thu, Apr 25 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

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Obituaries

Renee Ann Phelps, 60

H. William Sawicki, 61

Daniel De Francisco, 94

Dolores A. Chituk, 84

Barbara Ann Zaneski, 80

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