The Riverside traffic circle is expected to be reconfigured, though it’s not sure when. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
Funding that had been slated to reconfigure the Riverside traffic circle is now in danger of being diverted next year. But a movement is afoot to keep that money in place.
The infrastructure project is one that some say is critical to the hamlet’s future, particularly at a time when other efforts are in the works to improve quality of life in the economically distressed area of Southampton Town. (more…)
Bridget Fleming, Jay Schneiderman, and Anna Throne-Holst.
A game of political musical chairs is taking place in Southampton Town.
Where the public servants will end up, nobody knows — however where they’re trying to end up is becoming evident. (more…)
The basement here at the News-Review’s office probably isn’t all that different from your own.
It’s cold and musty. There are some dark corners, some old furniture, books and gym equipment from eras gone by scattered throughout. The insulation and duct work is exposed.
It’s pretty much your average basement.
But downstairs in the basement of the Riverhead News-Review (or, as it was previously known, the News-Review of Riverhead) are six file cabinets you won’t find anywhere else in the world — just like that box stuffed away in the corner of your own basement with those silly old photos of you and your siblings. (more…)
Signage at Speedway by the Tanger Outlets was being changed over on Friday. (Credit: Paul Squire)
Drivers heading to their local Hess station today might have noticed something different: It wasn’t a Hess station. (more…)
Flanders Road repaving will run from south to north once it starts on May 27.
“In an effort to try and provide motorist and travelers with a smoother and safer roadway,” according to the office of Assemblyman Fred Thiele, paving work on Flanders Road — which was expected to start today — has been pushed back until after Memorial Day. (more…)
The East Lawn building on East Main Street. (Credit: file photo)
A plan for Riverhead Town to sell the historic and dilapidated East Lawn Building for $125,000 has fallen through — but the deal won’t be going all the way back to the drawing board. (more…)
Maybe you’ve noticed some changes to our website in recent weeks. But since the changes haven’t included a total revamping of the website, we figured we’d bring them to your attention since in the end, we’re making the changes to improve the user experience both for our readers and advertisers. (more…)
State comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. (Credit. Flickr/nycomptroller)
A high profile $211 million local business and tourism advertising campaign championed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo lacks the performance measures needed to determine if the spending has been a wise decision, according to an audit released today by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. (more…)