Supervisor: Time has come for condemnation of properties owned by landlords ‘holding Riverhead hostage’Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter is calling for the town board to move to condemn properties owned by a Brooklyn-based landlord. ‘It’s time to end the siege,’ he said.
- It’s Independence Day and that means one thing for locals — besides fireworks: corn. Sweet. Local. Corn. Really local. As in grown-right-down-the-road local. Even though spring was late to arrive and the weather’s been sort of quirky — with some unusually cool nights along the way — the corn crop has come ...
- A developer’s proposal to build a two-story restaurant on a small lot at the corner of Route 58 and Harrison Avenue got the thumbs down — again —in a split vote by the Riverhead Planning Board Thursday.
- A rundown of what’s open, what’s closed in Riverhead in observance of Independence Day today, July 3, plus train and bus schedules this holiday weekend.
Can Farm Country Kitchen be legalized? Town planners, restaurant’s attorney debate the future of popular eateryGreat food, beautiful location — but a site that’s difficult or impossible to bring in compliance with the law. That’s the unanimous assessment of Riverhead Planning Board members grappling with the question of what to do about Farm Country Kitchen.
- For Iraq veteran Sam Cila, CrossFit helped him reclaim his identity after an ambush took his left arm and nearly cost him his life.
DEC reopens shellfish lands closed in May due to high levels of toxin linked to paralytic shellfish poisoningThough the lands remain uncertified for harvesting shellfish for human consumption due to chronic sanitary conditions, water quality in the Peconic River and western Flanders Bay has improved, according to Stony Brook University marine scientists.
D.A. Tom Spota: Multi-state trafficking ring put millions of dollars worth of marijuana onto Suffolk’s streetsSuffolk D.A. Tom Spota announced the indictment on felony conspiracy and drug charges of 12 people — including a Calverton man said to be a principal dealer — involved in a multi-state marijuana trafficking ring.
- Riverhead High School graduated its class of 2015 in a commencement ceremony at a newly renovated McKillop Memorial Field Saturday morning.
With the help of father-figure coach, former Blue Wave Zikel Reddick turns things around in CaliforniaWith the help of a beloved coach, Riverhead Blue Wave running back gets a fresh start at California prep school, where he posts good grades in the classroom and great ...
- You can throw the ball hard and rip up the radar gun all you want but if your mechanics aren’t sound, it’s just a matter of time before a life-long pitching career catches up to you. Take for example, former left-handed pitching prospect Jimmy Powers who donned the Riverhead blue just six years ago. Powers was highly-recruited ...
- Riverhead High School senior Eddie Matyka, the only wrestler to be an All-American in Riverhead history, will take his talents to Division I Binghamton.
- Reports from around the region: Big bass, blues, fluke, porgies all plentiful in local waters and shark fishing is good 10 to 18 miles offshore.
- Some exciting reports coming in this week for the North Fork. The common thread in them all seems to be the blues are here, there is lots of bait, and bass fishing can be excellent at times. Captain Ken from the Brooklyn Girl in Orient Point reports steady fluke fishing and up and down bass fishing. ...
- Hungry but too hot to cook? Here’s an easy recipe for a refreshing and filling summer salad.
- Sunday’s Pride Parade in New York City was a moment in history those who were part of the massive crowd will never forget. A beautiful, colorful, joyful spectacle that marked the beginning of the world so many have dreamed of, ached for, for lifetimes. It was, quite simply, a day about love. Just love. And for ...
- Have you ever had that nightmare where you’re trying to run away from some evil demon and your legs just won’t work? I have that nightmare all the time. Except it’s real life. And instead of a demon, it’s a kiwi.
- Kent isn’t an “aren’t the doggies cute” operation, Pamela Green of Kent Animal Shelter argues, calling Richard Amper’s opposition to the shelter’s proposed renovation “misdirected” because the new facility will improve, not impair, the environment.
- Fire up your grill — Kayleigh’s recipe for a delicious shrimp marinade.
- At this racially charged moment in our nation’s history, it’s time for each of us to take a hard look at the assumptions we make about people based on the color of their skin or ethnicity.
- Peconic Bay Medical Center has been recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association with a quality achievement award for its treatment of stroke patients. The Riverhead hospital received the meets ...
- 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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