Joe Ogeka talks to Riverhead school officials on election night in 2013. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
The state’s highest-paid public school employee outside New York City last fiscal year was longtime Riverhead School District administrator Joe Ogeka — a recently retired assistant superintendent who was kept on the payroll for consulting work, according to a report. (more…)
Three Riverhead schools recently flagged by the state for failing test scores are responding with plans to increase teacher collaboration and communication with parents, according to self-review reports recently released by the district.
The current bus barn in Riverhead. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
A new proposal to relocate the Riverhead School District’s bus barn to Calverton could appear on the May ballot — nearly two years after residents voted against a measure to move it to Riverside.
The school board approved an environmental study Tuesday of a nearly 7-acre lot located near the intersection of Edwards Avenue and Route 25. The property, which is owned by Edward Partridge, was previously used as a bus garage and currently operates as a tractor trailer facility, Superintendent Nancy Carney said. (more…)
The Riverhead Lions Club’s Christmas parade. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo photos)
The Riverhead Lions Club held its annual Christmas parade on Sunday in downtown Riverhead. Hundreds of people lined Main Street as the parade made its way to the Peconic riverfront.
Witnesses told police a white pickup truck fled southbound on Herricks Lane in Riverhead after striking a pedestrian. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)
A pedestrian suffered a leg injury Sunday in Riverhead after a vehicle struck him and left the scene of the accident, Riverhead Town police said.
Lisa Dabrowski, co-curator of the Long Island Duck Farming Exhibit, with Roxy at Wednesday night’s event. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo photos)
A couple hundred people attended the 26th annual Big Duck lighting ceremony Wednesday night in Flanders where many children enjoyed hot chocolate, duck call toys and Santa.
Roger Smith of BBS Architects speaks at Tuesday’s Shoreham-Wading River Board of Education meeting. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)
The architect who designed a capital improvement project for the Shoreham-Wading River School District’s outdated infrastructure gave a presentation Tuesday outlining the scope of construction.
The fatal accident scene in Riverside Sunday night. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)
UPDATE, TUESDAY 2 P.M.: Southampton Town Police have identified the victim killed in Sunday night’s fatal accident on Flanders Road as Fidel Ortiz, 42, of Riverside, according to a release. (more…)