A lamp post contest gathered over 25 participants before this weekend’s Edgar Allan Poe Festival. (Credit: Paul Squire)
Downtown Riverhead is about to come alive … with the dead.
From the Headless Horseman, to a(nother) re-enactment of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller,” to beating hearts below wooden floorboards and all things Edgar Allan Poe, if it’s spooky, it’ll be on Main Street this weekend.
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For the second straight quarter, median sale prices for single-family homes were up year-over-year in Southold Town, as was the overall number of homes sold. Meanwhile, in Riverhead, both unit sales and median prices saw a dip from last year.
Step one: Remove rotted wood around the door. (Credit: Joseph Pinciaro)
About a year and a half ago, my wife and I bought our first home. From the start, we knew very well that we would need to get our hands dirty in order to make the house work. In case you’ve been living under a rock, real estate isn’t cheap on Long Island. And we got lucky with our place — it’s in the back of a neighborhood in Wading River, with about as little through traffic as we could ask for.
But with that came the need for a little bit of elbow grease and updating. Four words: carpets in the kitchen.
An Ebola education session was held on Oct.21 in New York City. (Credit: Flickr/GovernorAndrewCuomo)
You know what they say about Ebola, right?
Yeah, me neither.
Probably because — despite way too much noise about it on my Facebook and Twitter feeds, TV news and the like — I’ve pretty much tuned out anything Ebola-related.
Somehow, I’m still alive. (more…)
The Shoreham-Wading River High School tennis courts have been closed and locked since March after they were declared unsafe. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)
A scheduled Dec. 9 vote on a nearly $50 million districtwide capital improvement project is now on hold while the Shoreham-Wading River school board awaits legal advice on the wording of two ballot propositions. (more…)
JOSEPH PINCIARO PHOTO | A member of the Riverhead VFW salutes the flag on Veterans Day 2013.
Liz Stokes recalled the day she asked about how Riverhead Town helps out its local veterans.
“I walked into Town Hall and said, ‘We have a handicapped committee, a parking committee, litter control. Do we have a veterans committee?’” she said this week. “I was told, ‘No. Do you want to start one?’ So I said, ‘Yeah, I guess. I’ll start one.’
UPDATE: Water has been turned back on in the area, according to the town.
ORIGINAL: Water service has been shut down on a stretch of Sound Avenue after a crew installing a gas line struck a private service line near the 4-H camp. (more…)
Looking for work, or know someone who is?
Times/Review classifieds offers local companies a place to advertise their job openings each week, and this week close to 35 positions are available from a bookkeeper, to an engineer, to restaurant positions.
And for anyone interested in submitting a classified ad, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Check out the listings below: (more…)