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Let’s Talk Race: Live conversation about a difficult topic at a difficult time

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Join RiverheadLOCAL editor and publisher Denise Civiletti, The Butterfly Effect Project founder and executive director Tijuana Fulford and Butterfly Effect board member...

Cuomo: State considering change to June 9 school vote ballot deadline

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State officials are considering pushing back the school vote deadline for ballots to be received by school districts across the state, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said today during a press conference.

New York expands coronavirus testing criteria to include protesters

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New York has expanded coronavirus testing criteria to include all protesters who attended recent events, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced yesterday. He urged everyone who has attended a protest to get a test. He said they have a “civic duty” to get tested.

With ‘Phase Two’ less than a week away, here’s what to expect on Long Island

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In less than a week, you’ll be able to get that long-overdue haircut, shop for new clothes, shoes and cars, go out to dinner at a local restaurant or sip a glass of local wine at one of the North Fork’s vineyards.

Let’s Talk Race: Live online discussion series to begin Friday evening

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RiverheadLOCAL will host a series of online conversations about race and diversity in Riverhead. The talks, which begin Friday evening, June 5, will be streamed live on this website and on the RiverheadLOCAL Facebook page.

Town board wrap-up: June 2

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Here's a rundown of the actions taken by the Riverhead Town Board at its meeting on June 2, 2020.

Here’s your second chance to weigh in on the future of downtown Riverhead

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Topics include the design and location of a town square to enhanced pedestrian safety, building heights and architectural styles. The anonymous survey takes about 10 minutes and will be open until June 15 at 5 p.m.

Outdoor dining will be allowed in Phase Two of reopening, Cuomo says

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Outdoor dining at restaurants will be permitted in Phase Two of reopening, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today. Long Island is on track to enter Phase Two next Wednesday.

Opponents of EPCAL sale press town board to pull the plug on the deal

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Opponents of the EPCAL land deal with an affiliate of Triple Five group urged the town board to cancel its contract..

Town Board to allow live public comments during today’s meeting via Zoom

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For the first time since the coronavirus closed Riverhead Town Hall to the public and discontinued in-person public attendance at town meetings, the Riverhead Town Board will take live public comments via the Zoom conferencing platform during its meeting this afternoon at 2 o'clock.
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