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07/09/18 6:00am

Last month, the Riverhead Board of Education honored 22 people set to retire from the district at the culmination of the school year. 

Two of them — Elizabeth “Tippy” Macksel and Jacqueline Case — have a combined 53 years in the district and together have worked in every school except the high school. READ

06/28/18 5:40pm

Stu Feldschuh’s initial reaction was to ignore the Facebook post. Mr. Feldschuh, who has owned Snowflake Ice Cream Shoppe in Riverhead since 1988, said he knew it wasn’t true after an employee showed him the message.

“My first reaction was they’re talking about me and it’s absolutely never happened and never would happen,” said Mr. Feldschuh, who added that he rarely uses social media. READ

06/23/18 6:00am

Mercator Osinski holds tiny oysters at his family’s business, Widow’s Hole Oyster Farm, where he introduced a system that grows smaller, plumper oysters.

Three years ago, Mercator Osinski’s dad, Michael, presented him with a task: What can the family do differently to improve the quality of the oysters their Greenport business, Widow’s Hole Oyster Farm, produces?

Then just 15, Mercator got to work researching different options, ultimately implementing kusshi, a Japanese technique that uses the tides to grow smaller, plumper oysters. READ

Featured Story
06/22/18 6:01am

The Riverhead Board of Education on voted unanimously Tuesday to spend $106,664 from its repair reserve on two projects in the district. 

The first is to replace the stage floor in the high school auditorium, which Superintendent Aurelia Henriquez said has cracks, divots and gouge. That project will cost just over $63,000. READ