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Denise Civiletti

Denise Civiletti
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Denise is a veteran local reporter and editor, an attorney and former Riverhead Town councilwoman. Her work has been recognized with numerous awards, including a “writer of the year” award from the N.Y. Press Association in 2015. She is a founder, owner and co-publisher of this website. Email Denise.

Car dealership’s month-long campaign nets local breast cancer group over $7K

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Apple Honda’s fifth annual breast cancer awareness campaign raised over $7,000 for the North Fork Breast Health Coalition.

East End Arts plans 45th anniversary celebration at the Suffolk Theater

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Has East End Arts touched your life over the years? The organization would like to hear from you as it plans a 45th anniversary celebratory concert Dec. 7 at the Suffolk Theater.

Riverhead man’s long-lost Purple Heart to be presented to family at his gravesite on Veteran’s Day

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A long-lost Purple Heart was found in the safe deposit box of the veteran's deceased sister in Illinois yesterday. It will be presented to his family at the veteran's gravesite at Calverton National Cemetery on Veteran's Day.

Voter’s guide to county races and ballot proposals

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Bios of the candidates for county district attorney, sheriff and county legislature, plus an explanation of the three questions that will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot.

Riverhead Voter’s Guide 2017: Who’s running for town office this year

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A rundown of who's running in tomorrow's town elections, plus Riverhead voter enrollment stats, polling place search tool and Election Day essentials.

Luminati will have till at least Nov. 30 to culminate April letter of intent for EPCAL; Catsimatidis still not committed to...

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Nearly four months after announcing he was "highly interested" in the Luminati deal at EPCAL, NYC billionaire John Catsimatidis says he's still negotiating with the Calverton aerospace startup. Town officials now say Luminati Aerospace will have until at least month's end to come to terms with the town on a purchase agreement, following a letter of intent signed by both sides in early April.

Congratulations to the undefeated Blue Waves JV football team!

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Congratulations to the Riverhead JV football team on its undefeated (8-0) season! Way to go, Blue Waves!

LI Greenmarket steps in to operate Riverhead’s indoor farmers’ market

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The popular wintertime market will reopen Nov. 25 with sponsorship by LI Greenmarket Inc., a Long Beach-based nonprofit that operates three other farmers’ markets on Long Island. It will be open every Saturday through March 31.

Butterfly Effect Project wins $10,000 recycling grant from Riverhead Town

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The grant, paid from recycling revenues the town collects, will help fund the expansion of the group's clothing and sports equipment recycling program.

Dispute over taking on private roads as public highways gets personal

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There's no love lost between Town Supervisor Sean Walter and Highway Superintendent George Woodson, but their dispute over the town's responsibility for private roads continues to escalate.