The owner of the popular Lucharitos restaurants is planning to open Luchacubano in the former Sunny’s Diner and Grill on East Main Street.
Riverhead’s indoor farmers market, which has moved around among a few different vacant East Main Street stores since its inception in 2014, may be moving for the last time. East End Food Institute, which took over running the famers market in 2019, has signed a three-year lease on the former Homeside Florist and Greenhouses site on Main Road in Riverhead. The farmers market will open there Nov. 27 and the nonprofit organization has big plans for the site in the future.
A reportedly armed man has been taken into custody after a day-long standoff with police at a house on Grove Street in Riverhead.
With $73,970 total contributions to date, Aguiar’s fundraising has already surpassed almost all supervisor candidates since 2007, the oldest campaign finance records available on the state website.
COVID test positivity rate in Suffolk’s school-age children was 67% higher than overall county rate during first month of school
Since the beginning of the school year, 2,818 Suffolk children ages 5-17 have tested positive for COVID-19 — a 7.2% test positivity rate for 39,170 tests since Sept. 1 — more than 67% higher than the average test positivity rate in Suffolk overall since Sept. 1, which was 4.3%.
Anglers of all ages lined the Peconic Riverfront last Saturday for the annual family-favorite, sponsored by the Riverhead Town Recreation Department. Photo slideshow.
Supervisor Yvette Aguiar said she was able to “offset inevitable spending increases including contractual expenses and higher health insurance premiums” and also enhance town government operations by saving money this year and utilizing non-tax sources of revenue.