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Election 2017

Two local business owners announce they’re running for town board seat

by Mar 29, 2017
Robert Hartmann Jr. of Riverhead and William Van Helmond of Jamesport, both newcomers to electoral politics, have announced they are seeking the Republican nomination for town council.

Longtime Riverhead teacher declares candidacy for town board

by Mar 28, 2017
Catherine Kent of Baiting Hollow, who taught in Riverhead schools for 38 years, is seeking the Democratic nomination for town council.

Democratic supervisor candidate faults incumbent for lack of action at the Calverton Enterprise Park

by Mar 27, 2017
Laura Jens-Smith said the town is not properly vetting suitors for land at the park and criticized the supervisor for using the site's potential as "a political football."