Temple Israel of Riverhead invites the community to come together for a menorah lighting on the Peconic Riverfront Sunday evening to celebrate Hanukkah.
Start the new year by giving the gift of life at Flanders Fire Department Headquarters on Saturday, Jan. 4 2020 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Board of Education
Three more public meetings to discuss the capital bond proposal have been announced by the Riverhead Board of Education. Questions, comments and concerns from the public will be heard and discussed by community members and board of education members.
CMA Mine, which has a permit to mine a 20-acre site on the southwest corner of Osborn and Youngs avenues, wants to expand the mine vertically, by digging to a depth of 100 feet — 89 feet below the groundwater table — and constructing an 8.5-acre lake.
Christian Vergara opened Noid Botanicals storefront in Wading River with a mission to educate consumers about the healing value of CBD and how to research the product before using it.
Riverhead Town omitted a local church food pantry from its Community Development Block Grant funding application, with board members and community development department staff at odds over the request.
Voters have rejected the idea of a four-year term for the town supervisor three times since 2005. A town board majority voted today to call a new public hearing on the proposal. It will be held Dec. 17.
Downtown Riverhead is one of two federally designated opportunity zones in the Town of Riverhead. The other is in Calverton, including the Calverton Enterprise Park. The zones allow investors to defer or altogether avoid capital gains taxes, providing an incentive to invest in designated areas.