05/20/18 6:00am
05/20/2018 6:00 AM

A Riverside man was arrested after he was found to have trespassed at Phillips Avenue Elementary School Friday afternoon, according to police.

Cecil Trent, 54, was reportedly known to be from the Riverhead area by a school employee who said it was the third time she saw him at the school, police said.  READ

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05/19/18 6:00am
05/19/2018 6:00 AM

Riverboat Diner, Riverside traffic circle.

A proposed medical building with two apartments gained support from local civic leaders during a public hearing before the Southampton Town Planning Board last Thursday.

An application called 20 Riverleigh LLC, submitted by builder Paul Pawlowski of Mattituck, calls for demolition of the former Riverboat Diner building at the traffic circle in Riverside and construction of an 8,000-square-foot, two-story medical building that will also have two apartments.
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05/18/18 6:00am

Southampton Town officials aren’t taking no for an answer when it comes to having Riverside designated as a federal Opportunity Zone.

Despite not being recognized by the state — which recommended downtown Riverhead instead — Southampton Councilwoman Christine Scalera said she and others are going straight to the federal government to make their case for Riverside.  READ

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05/17/18 2:00pm
05/17/2018 2:00 PM

Members of the Riverhead United Methodist Church on East Main Street are appealing for help from Riverhead Town to stop damage they say is being done to the church from the pile-driving work underway at the Riverview Lofts apartment project across the street. (more…)

05/17/18 12:00pm

Less than a year after Jill Schroeder opened a second JABS fitness center on Route 58 in Riverhead, she has closed it. Its last day of operation was Saturday, May 12.

Ms. Schroeder, mother of a 3-year-old, said she jumped at the opportunity to expand the business, but found it difficult to balance her time between two locations and a young family. The Riverhead JABS (Joining Active Bodies Studio) opened in September. READ