Annual CPF totals of the five East End towns, year-by-year.
One of the last words any taxpayer wants to hear an elected official say is “bankrupt.”
But that’s how Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter describes the town’s Community Preservation Fund. Luckily, the term is not being used literally in this case, though the difference seems to be semantic: The town will be doing nothing besides paying down debt on a loan for another 16 years until it’s paid off.
CVS Caremark operates more pharmacy stores than any other company in the United States. Thus, when they lead, the other chains follow — for better or for worse.
In announcing this week that CVS stores nationwide will stop selling tobacco products by Oct. 1, the Rhode Island-based company is leading the industry in the right direction.
Peconic River downtown Riverhead (Barbaraellen Koch Photo)
To the Editor:
How cold was cold? Well I will tell you. The month of January 2014 had an average temperature of 26.9 degrees, a very cold fact when compared with January 2013, which had an average temperature of 32.3 degrees. (more…)
GRANT PARPAN PHOTO | Councilman George Gabrielsen, right, giving a proclamation to New-Review reporter Tim Gannon declaring Jan. 23, 2014, “Tim Gannon Day” in Riverhead Town.
If you’ve ever read the News-Review, you’ve probably seen Tim Gannon’s byline.
Tim has been a reporter for the paper since 1996, covering everything from Town Hall and police news to 100th birthday parties and school board meetings.
The Riverhead News-Review launched a website redesign more than a year in the making this weekend. The new-look site aims to improve the reader experience and provide our advertising partners with exciting new opportunities. (more…)
TIM GANNON PHOTO | This building, across the street from town hall, will be subject to a public hearing shortly.
I am the owner and operator of Mainstream House Recovery Homes, the subject of last week’s “Guest Spot” article. I would like to respond to author Jerry Bilinski’s many random and false finger-pointings with regard to self-pay recovery homes that do not fall within the realm of a 501(C)3. His many haphazard, seemingly made-up-on-the-spot allegations are reckless and have the potential to put in jeopardy the lives of many individuals who, without a structured recovery home, could potentially have nowhere else to go. (more…)
One autumn Sunday my brother tuned in to watch the game. When a “Law and Order” rerun came on instead of pickup truck commercials, cheerleaders and mayhem, he turned to his wife, Sue, who was reading the newspaper, and asked, “Why do you think they’d cancel the game?” (more…)
CYNDI MURRAY PHOTO | An indoor farmers market will start Feb. 1 in downtown Riverhead.
Typically, these pages don’t include a lot of farming coverage in January and February. But over the past four weeks, with a little can-do attitude from some hard-working individuals, a winter farmers market was organized to touch down on East Main Street this winter. (more…)