The owner of Natives With Ink, a tattoo shop on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation, is set to open a second location, Vibes Ink, on East Main Street in downtown Riverhead mid-July.
Former congressman George Hochbrueckner told the town board he had "affiliations and relationships" that will allow him to solve the town's issues with the State DEC over the EPCAL subdivision.
In partnership with local businesses and Peconic Bay Medical Center, CAP is placing 2-inch stickers on participating businesses' items — like deli sandwiches, take out bags and coffee cups — which say: “Congratulations Class of 2021. Live Your Best Life: Celebrate Sober.”
Riverhead Town has put out a second online survey looking for community input for the design of the new town square on East Main Street. The survey is available until July 2.
Riverhead Polish Hall is planning a one-day Polish festival on Aug. 21 to help fill the void left by the cancellation of the Polish Town Street Fair and Festival this year.
Board of Education
Riverhead school trustee-elect is first Democratic-Socialist member to win elective office in Suffolk County
Colin Palmer, Riverhead school trustee-elect, is the first elected official in Suffolk County to be a member of the Democratic-Socialists of America organization.
Five bills sponsored by Assemblyman Fred Thiele aimed at increasing transparency, accountability and oversight of the Long Island Power Authority and its contractor PSEG-LI have passed both chambers of the state legislature.
Board of Education
Riverhead school district receiving $18 million in federal COVID relief funds, seeks community input
The Riverhead Central School District is using federal COVID relief funds to launch new programs in the summer and during the next school year to help students whose academic progress was halted during the coronavirus pandemic.
Calling all classic car enthusiasts: Cruise Night is returning to Downtown Riverhead during July 1’s Alive on 25 event. Classic cars will be parked on the north end of Peconic Avenue near Main Street from 4 to 8 p.m.
The two-day virtual benefit hosted by the African American Educational & Cultural Festival features a host of performers June 19 & 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.