The Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center in Baiting Hollow, founded in 1922, provides a crucial service to the region's growers. Yesterday the center celebrated its centennial with a gala at its sprawling 68-acre campus on Sound Avenue, attended by the president of Cornell University.
Two men who allegedly stole guns, ammunition, apparel and accessories in June from a vacant commercial building at 680 Elton Street being illegally occupied by a firearms dealer pleaded guilty this month to burglary charges.
Planning Riverhead’s future: Town Board, hoping to reboot comp plan update, calls two consulting firms for second meeting next week
The appointment of a new planning firm to take on Riverhead's long-stalled comprehensive plan project could come as soon as the next town board meeting, officials said, if board members reach a consensus after interviewing two "finalists" at next week's work session.
The Riverhead Town Board received support from residents last night on its plan to extend the moratorium on applications for developing new solar energy production facilities for another year.
The Riverhead Town Board will move to grant board members the ability to participate virtually during public meetings if they aren’t physically available to attend in person.
The Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps will start billing insurance companies for all ambulance rides next year in an effort to boost revenue to offset the rising cost of first aid supplies and hire more staff members to respond to calls.
The Town Board set upcoming public hearings on extending the commercial solar moratorium for another year, proposed rules for marijuana retail shops and lounges in the town and more.
Town Board sets hearing on code to reduce parking time limits from two hours to one hour along Main Street
Town officials want to reduce parking time limits on Main Street from two hours to one hour to increase the “flow” of the downtown area. The Town Board last week scheduled an Oct. 4 public hearing on an amendment to parking rules downtown.