- Someone in Riverhead got lucky last night. A $150,000 winning Power Ball ticket was sold at the 7-Eleven in DMV Plaza on Route 58 yesterday, according to N.Y. State Lottery.
- After more than four decades of business, King Kullen will close its location on Route 58 in November.
Mega-drones that beam internet down to earth will be built in Riverhead; company meets with town officialsThe drones Luminati will manufacture will have the ability to essentially “beam” wireless internet down onto earth from the stratosphere using infrared lasers.
‘Extra-flammable’ crude oil being stored at Riverhead oil tanks; town officials, first responders kept in the darkUnited Riverhead Terminal began storing the exceptionally volatile Bakken crude oil produced by fracking in North Dakota in 2014. RiverheadLOCAL exclusive report.
- After someone broke into a Riverhead woman’s apartment yesterday and stole her Yorkshire Terrier, the dog mysteriously turned up in the apartment complex’s parking lot this afternoon.
- A town alcohol policy was adopted yesterday, prohibiting alcohol at all events geared toward youth. The board also approved two controversial farm stand laws.
- After a Riverhead couple left their apartment for work yesterday, someone broke into their home and stole their dog – leaving everything else untouched, including cash, two pocket books and a laptop that were all plainly visible in the same room.
New farm stand code adopted: allows up to 40 percent ‘regionally grown’ produce, reduces minimum lot sizeA new code regulating farm stands was unanimously adopted yesterday by the Riverhead Town Board over the opposition of civic groups and residents who argue that it will have unintended consequences that may change the rural landscape of Riverhead Town.
- Six Riverhead High School students have been selected for the All-State Music Festival to be held in Rochester in December and seven will perform at the All-County Music Festival.
- When it rains, it pours — especially when the Blue Waves are in town. The last time Riverhead traveled to face an undefeated Smithtown West Bulls team, they came home with the win. ...
- Fall has reared its ugly head, replete with winds out of the east for days on end and now a hurricane. Yuck.
- Get out there and fish the September full moon this weekend. It’s a great time for diamond jigging for bass and blues.
- The Open Meetings Law is diminished when town boards and committees don’t publish their agendas ahead of time. With no way to know what’s being discussed or attended to, who’s going to sit in on them?
- What lists can and cannot do: confessions of an obsessive list-maker.
- Apples are overflowing their bushel baskets in the kitchen and that means one thing: the comforting aroma of baked apples will soon fill the house.
- Really, I tried. I hauled three days worth of supplies. I bathed pasty, uncooperative children in sunblock. I chased flying umbrellas. I sat in pools of my own sweat, acquiring a coating of sand every time I moved. I’d rather be poolside.
- Eileen Benthal packed up her special-needs daughter, Johanna, her wheelchair and service dog for a trip to Manhattan to visit neurologists and catch a glimpse and be inspired by Pope Francis and his message of love.
- It’s officially autumn and I’m still trying to enjoy all things summer. But not to worry — soon enough we will be indulging in all things pumpkin spice and before you know it, talking turkey. My last summer fling is a juicy, pan-seared, blue cheese-stuffed burger. This is one of my favorites. Who doesn’t love a ...
- Green Earth Natural Foods Market will host an Introduction to Patient Safety, presented by PULSE of NY, Inc. on Thursday October 15th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
- Watch along with Michele as she guides you through a workout set to song that you can do in your own home.
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