Councilman Tim Hubbard, left, Pat Snyder, Frank Beyrodt, Diane Tucci and William Van Helmond. (Video screenshot)

The town council candidates met Wednesday evening for a lively discussion and debate at RiverheadLOCAL’s offices. Watch the video below (Facebook) or watch it on YouTube here.

There are two council seats up for election on the Riverhead Town Board. There are five candidates: sod farmer and businessman Frank Beyrodt (R-Baiting Hollow); retired Riverhead police detective Tim Hubbard (R-Aquebogue), who is seeking election to a second term of office; marketing and public relations manager Diane Tucci (D-Riverhead); educator and retired nonprofit director Pat Snyder (D-Riverhead); and business owner William Van Helmond (L-Jamesport).

Tonight: supervisor candidates Yvette Aguiar (R-Riverhead) and incumbent Laura Jens-Smith (D-Laurel) face off. Watch it live here at 7 p.m.

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