Should Riverhead Town build a side road that runs parallel to Route 25A just west of McDonald’s in Wading River? Or should it allow future developers to simply link their parking lots instead?
That was a debate that surfaced at Thursday’s Riverhead Town Board work session. READ
The Jamesport-South Jamesport Civic Association has some pretty drastic suggestions for dealing with traffic come the fall pumpkin-picking season, when local roads traditionally become jammed with traffic.
When pictures were being taken to celebrate “Penny Brown Day” at Tuesday’s Riverhead Town Board meeting, 78-year-old Dante Mazzerelli appeared to be standing off to the side, just watching. READ
A 15-year-old girl reported being harassed by an unknown person with a clown mask and costume near Little Leaf Court in Wading River, according to a Riverhead Town police report. READ
Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association officials are urging its members to speak in favor of an affordable housing project in Speonk since they believe the success of that project will determine if similar development proposed for Riverside will receive state funding.
The Riverhead train station hasn’t actually been a train station since 1972 and has been used only sporadically since then: as a soup kitchen for about a year, as a Business Improvement District office for a few days and, almost, as a taxi cab office, a plan that never came to fruition. READ
For most of the past five years, the Riverhead Business Improvement District has operated without any paid staff or an office.
Members of the BID Management Association, who are volunteers themselves, have been responsible for organizing many of the popular downtown events the group sponsors, including the recent Alive on 25, the Fourth of July celebration and others.
Riverhead’s skate park at Stotzky Park is closed again after repeated incidents of vandalism took place during repair work, according to town parks and recreation superintendent Ray Coyne.