More than a year after Hurricane Sandy wiped out much of Long Island’s electrical grid, leaving residents in the dark for days, $1.4 billion in federal aid will help pay for upgrades and repairs to the region’s infrastructure, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced this week. (more…)
Engorged ticks. (Courtesy photo from the University of Nebraska)
Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman is sponsoring a bill to create a tick control advisory committee.
The legislation is expected to be discussed at the county Legislature’s Public Works & Public Transportation Committee meeting at 2 p.m. in Hauppauge.
Neighbors have complained about noise and ground shaking near Gershow Recycling on Hubbard Avenue. (Barbaraellen Koch file photo)
Neighbors concerned about noise from Gershow Recycling’s Hubbard Avenue facility will get the chance to make some noise of their own April 3. (more…)
A proposed off-site parking lot on Swezey Avenue for Farm Country Kitchen will first require a variance from the Zoning Board of Appeals. (Barbaraellen Koch photo)
Farm Country Kitchen’s proposed site plan with off-site parking will not be approved by the Riverhead Town Planning Board unless it first gets a variance from the town Zoning Board of Appeals, board members said at Thursday’s Planning Board meeting. (more…)
The Riverhead Town Board approved a resolution Tuesday to petition the Business Improvement District Management Association to hire its current president, Ray Pickersgill, as executive director, for a salary of no more than $6,000 for 2104. (more…)
Riverhead Town is considering bringing a Manorville man to court who is alleged to be illegally operating a puppy breeding operation out of his home. Pictured, a man delivers a dog to breeder John Kowal’s home on River Road. (Courtesy photo)
Riverhead Town officials are considering legal action against a Manorville man they say has been illegally breeding and selling dogs from his home.
Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter will deliver his 2014 State of the Town address to a special joint meeting of the Riverhead Lions, Kiwanis and Rotary clubs on Tuesday, Feb. 25 in the Sea Star Ballroom at the L.I. Aquarium and Exhibition Center in downtown Riverhead.
The special tri-club meeting is hosted this year by the Rotary Club of Riverhead. The dinner meeting begins at 6 p.m. Tickets are $45 per person. A sit-down dinner will be served. Pay at the door by cash or check payable to Rotary Club of Riverhead, but advance reservations are required.
For more information about reservations for the dinner, visit the Riverhead Rotary website, RiverheadRotary.org and see “Club Events” in the right-hand column.