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Parking code enforcement in Riverhead may soon be aided by mobile technology that will expedite ticketing and increase the rate of payments by violators, according to a Maryland firm that pitched the new system to town board members this morning.
The new Riverhead Dodge-Ram-Chrylser-Jeep will relocate to much larger, state-of-the-art showroom and service facilities on Route 58 currently being designed by the Strollo family, whose patriarch, Tony Strollo, founded Riverhead Dodge in 1976.
The two incumbents in the local elections this year, Supervisor Sean Walter and Councilwoman Jodi Giglio, both Republicans, together have raised more money — almost twice as much, in fact — than the four non-incumbent candidates combined.
Horton Avenue between Sound and Reeves avenues will be closed for paving until about noon and Sound Avenue between Northville Turnpike and West Lane will be closed to traffic in both directions from noon until about 2 p.m., Highway Superintendent George Woodson said.
While skies were overcast, the temperature was pleasant, winds were calm and rain stayed away — providing, ironically, perfect weather for strolling along the huge fairgrounds stretching across the downtown riverfront.