With tree lightings and the annual holiday parade and riverfront bonfire, greens sales and plenty of Santa sightings, there's something for everyone this holiday season in Riverhead. Here's the lineup.
A new restaurant is readying to open up at the East Main Street site formerly occupied by PeraBell Food Bar.
Clean water activist Adrienne Esposito organized a press conference in Manorville today, where residents gathered to demand state officials provide funding for public water in a remote area of Manorville where private wells are contaminated with toxic chemicals.
Riverhead's indoor farmers market, the largest on the East End, will feature more than 40 vendors featuring their locally sourced and hand crafted products. The market will be open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through April 20.
Calverton-Manorville residents to rally for clean water Wednesday, after state denied grant funding for public water extension
Calverton and Manorville residents will rally Wednesday for clean water, after a request for funding for a public water hookup was denied by the state. “The Thanksgiving menu for Calverton is turkey, stuffing, gravy and a side helping of toxic chemicals,” said Adrienne Esposito of Citizens Campaign for the Environment.
The town board is split on whether any moratorium on industrial development should allow exemptions for projects already under review.
Police identified the deceased woman as Joanna Derosse, 44, of Brentwood. The investigation into the woman's death remains ongoing, police said.
Around 100 families received food, which included either a turkey, ham or chicken with potatoes and vegetables, as well as a box mix to make a dessert. The food was distributed by volunteer National Grid employees.
When the Riverhead Town Board authorized a contract on Oct. 4 with the nonprofit Peconic Hockey Foundation to bring an ice rink to Veterans Memorial Park, town officials expressed excitement for the project and for the opportunity to continue developing the flagship park.
As the winter months approach, bringing the potential for snowfall while leaves still lay upon town roads, town officials are scrambling to find a way to resolve what they hope is the final dispute between the Town Board and the highway superintendent over who pays for loose leaf pickup in Riverhead.