Campaign finance report: County police union super-PAC spent $165,680 in failed effort to defeat Sean Walter
The amount the L.I. Law Enforcement Foundation spent on the Riverhead supervisor’s race was nearly three times what it spent on any other race in this election year.
Walter defeats Giglio and Coates; Hubbard, Wooten win board seats
Incumbent Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter emerged victorious from a bitter, three-way contest — topping Councilwoman Jodi Giglio by 436 votes.
Election night live blog: Results come in at campaign headquarters
Town Supervisor Sean Walter won re-election Tuesday evening against challengers Councilwoman Jodi Giglio and Anthony Coates.
Supervisor: Giglio arrested in California in 1989, had outstanding bench warrant for nonappearance until 2009
Councilwoman Jodi Giglio hired an attorney in 2009 — the year she was elected to the Riverhead Town Board — to clear up an old criminal matter in California, which resulted in a bench warrant for her arrest in that state for a full decade.
Suffolk Closeup: County cops meddling in local politics is a decades-old pattern
The situation with Suffolk County police in Riverhead fits into a pattern that is decades old. With the “average homeowner” in the county police district now paying $1,165 annually for police services, the county department would benefit greatly from new sources of property tax revenue — and the East End is ripe.
Politics in Riverhead: It’s come to this
Just when you think politics in Riverhead has sunk as low as it could go, it sinks some more. Opinion column by Denise Civiletti
Riverhead Chamber, L.I. Farm Bureau team up on ‘meet the candidates’ night Oct. 27 at Martha Clara Vineyards
The event will be a relaxed, non-debate, question and answer format with questions submitted by the attendees. It begins at 7 p.m.
Video: Riverhead Town Board candidates debate
Town board candidates James Wooten, Tim Hubbard, Neil Krupnick and Laura Jens-Smith, faced off in a debate on local issues Wednesday night in Calverton.
Video: Riverhead supervisor candidates face off in heated debate
Watch Supervisor Sean Walter, Councilwoman Jodi Giglio and Anthony Coates face off on the issues. Video: Riverhead Town supervisor candidates debate on Oct. 14, 2015.
Gloves come off early at supervisor’s debate in Calverton last night
Things got hot pretty quickly after the candidates for town supervisor took the floor at last night’s candidates’ debate in Calverton.