The two men who police say are responsible for a shooting in Flanders Wednesday that critically injured one man are being remanded without bail at the Suffolk County Jail as they await a grand jury indictment. (more…)
The Riverhead Town Board is scheduled to meet with two companies to discuss ways to market land at EPCAL at its work session Thursday. (more…)
One of the first things Yating Liu did when she came to the United States in late August was buy herself a little blue purse.
Ting, as friends call her, is a native of China who is currently a junior exchange student at McGann-Mercy High School in Riverhead. She said she bought the purse, which is about six inches long and looks more like an oversized wallet, while shopping with her host mother, Joan Sattler of Hampton Bays, and Fiona Yang, another international student living with her at Ms. Sattler’s home.
Ting needed a new purse for her nearly year-long stay in the country. After purchasing it, she filled it with bank and identification cards, family photos and hundreds of American dollars.
But less than a week later, the purse was gone — lost while shopping at Tanger Outlets in Riverhead.
“I got very nervous about it,” Ting, 16, told the News-Review.
If you visit the Riverhead Skate Park, chances are you’ll see more scootering than skateboarding.
On Oct. 11, 1814, local historian Richard Wines said, James Galloway, commander of the British ship the HMS Dispatch, recorded in his official log that weather conditions in Riverhead that day were “fair.” (more…)
Families are the heart of the community, but Riverhead is heartsick. With the establishment of a Community Benefit District proposed by the Family Community Life Center, residents of Riverhead will have an unprecedented opportunity to support a project of regional significance in their midst that will create jobs, spur economic development and provide numerous valuable and healing family services not currently available to the taxpayers of our community.
The FCLC project was declared “regionally significant” in a unanimous vote by members of the Long Island Regional Planning Council of Nassau and Suffolk after consideration of the numerous regional strategic priorities that the project addresses, including the following.
Thousands of people visited downtown Riverhead on Sunday for the 39th annual Riverhead Country Fair.
Vendors lined Main Street and the waterfront and sold a variety of goods — from roasted corn to crocheted baby hats.
Riverhead police are looking for a man who allegedly cashed a fraudulent check worth $4,300 at the Bank of America in Riverhead in August. (more…)