The National Weather Service has issued a coastal flood advisory for the western Peconic Bay area from 1 p.m. through 6 p.m. tomorrow.
According to the NWS, “onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore” in the region. READ
Two women and an infant were taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after their SUV flipped over on Route 105 this morning in Southampton. (more…)
A state Supreme Court Judge dismissed a lawsuit last week filed by Town Assessor Mason Haas, which sought to overturn a town law enacted earlier this summer that prevented a political party chairman from also holding elective office. READ
Four years and 50 fundraisers later, Riverhead Move the Animal Shelter is calling off the dogs.
Denise Lucas, who founded the nonprofit with the mission of moving the municipal shelter from Youngs Avenue to a new home, announced on Sunday night that “politics and dogs don’t mix,” and RMTAS would be closing. (more…)
Bowhunters, mark a bulls eye on your calendars for Thursday night, as Riverhead Town holds its annual lottery for hunting on town-owned land, mainly at Enterprise Park at Calverton. READ
The floodgates have recently opened on the spam folder in my email account and I have a depressing announcement to make, dear reader, for which I apologize in advance: The spam people have won. READ
Councilwoman Jodi Giglio appears to have held off incumbent Supervisor Sean Walter in the race for the Riverhead Republican nomination for supervisor — though ballots still remain to be counted. After being named the party pick in May, Ms. Giglio holds a 29-vote lead over the three-term supervisor, 1,085 to 1,056. READ
It’s a busy primary day in Riverhead Thursday, as two elected officials go toe-to-toe for the Republican supervisor ticket, Town Board candidates — all retired cops — fight over two open slots and three candidates compete for party nominations for Town Justice.