Registered Democrats in the 1st Congressional District — which comprises the five East End towns, all of Brookhaven Town and part of Smithtown — will go to the polls Tuesday to choose a challenger to face incumbent Republican Lee Zeldin this fall. READ
Town water rates could increase under a plan the Riverhead Town Board is considering in response to a $319,682 average deficit in the town water district over the past five years.
Riverhead Town officials are seeking volunteers to serve on a helicopter and seaplane noise task force.
Councilman Tim Hubbard said a public meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Town Hall to appoint about seven people to the task force.
At its work session on Thursday, the Riverhead Town Board is expected to discuss Southampton Town’s request that Riverhead reserve 30,000 gallons per day of sewer district capacity for Riverside, the Southampton Town hamlet to the immediate south of Riverhead. READ
On Tuesday, movie theaters came one step closer to coming to Riverhead when the Town Board adopted three zoning amendments aimed at permitting them on Route 58.
Improved rail service on the East End will be the topic of an upcoming meeting between town and village officials and representatives from the Long Island Rail Road, according to South Fork Assemblyman Fred Thiele. READ
Long before there was Riverside Rediscovered, there was Dede Gotthelf.
The Southampton Inn owner and developer was one of the first — and last — developers in recent years to propose a major project in the hamlet of Riverside, which census figures indicate is among Suffolk County’s most economically distressed hamlets. READ
Back in September, a group of state, county and local officials, along with some Suffolk Community College cheerleaders and their “Shark” mascot, gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony in front of a sign that read: “The Future Home of the Eastern Campus Health & Wellness Center.” READ