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Peconic Riverfront

The fish were biting for Riverhead’s 25th Annual Snapper Tournament Saturday: photos

by Sep 12, 2022
Kids and adults of all ages participated in Riverhead's 25th Annual Snapper Tournament Saturday, hoping to hook the biggest fish and take home a trophy and a new fishing rod and reel. Photos.

New restaurant proposed for the riverfront

by Dec 3, 2021
A new building is proposed for a .06-acre site on the eastern end of the Peconic Riverfront, just west of the Turkuaz Grill and the aquarium. The new building would house a two-story restaurant.

Main Street to get a ‘heart transplant,’ supervisor says, unveiling plans for town square and new, expanded L.I. Science Center

by Feb 14, 2020
Plans for a riverfront town square in the heart of downtown adjoining a new and vastly expanded Long Island Science Center were rolled out today at the science centers temporary quarters in Summerwind Square.

Moderate flooding, little wind damage from nor’easter, officials say

by Jan 24, 2017
Riverhead escaped largely unscathed from yesterday’s nor’easter. "Thank God it wasn't snow," Riverhead Police Chief David Hegermiller said this morning. Things were pretty quiet across...

Photos: Holiday bonfire event draws hundreds of revelers to riverfront

by Dec 4, 2016
Hundreds gathered on the Peconic Riverfront last night for the 17th Annual Holiday Bonfire, where they enjoyed carols, cocoa and Santa Claus.

Photos: Riverhead’s holiday bonfire

by Dec 13, 2015
Christmas carols, Santa Claus, a giant bonfire, fireworks and record-setting warm temperatures provided a great time for holiday revelers on the Peconic Riverfront in downtown Riverhead last night.

Photos: Classic car enthusiasts flock to riverfront for Thursday ‘cruise night’

by Jul 18, 2015
A DJ spins golden oldies, classic autos line up along the riverfront. It was a picturesque and pleasant evening for the BID's classic car cruise night on Thursday. Photos.

Riverhead gets ready for annual holiday bonfire – this year, with fireworks

by Dec 13, 2014
Enjoy free hot cocoa, cookies, caroling with a DJ, and pictures with Santa at Riverhead's annual holiday bonfire today, 4-8 pm — with a special fireworks display at 7.

Would-be thieves cut copper lines in vacant downtown Riverhead building, cause oil spill on Peconic Riverfront

by Nov 22, 2014
The spilt oil discharged from a sump in the building into the parking lot storm drains, then percolated to the surface after heavy rains earlier this week, Riverhead Fire Marshal Craig Zitek said.