The view from Route 105 bridge at Indian Island golf course as the Peconic River leads into the Bay. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
County legislators voted overwhelmingly last week to let Suffolk voters decide the fate of a plan that would eventually replenish the Drinking Water Protection Program, which has so far been tapped twice for money to balance the county budget. If approved by voters, the plan would also allow the county to continue dipping into that program for several more years. (more…)
Flanders artist Andrea Cote at last year’s “Eyes on Main Street” event in Riverhead. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
Flanders artist Andrea Cote, who met with the Greenport Village Board to discuss her latest project Monday night, said she plans to install a temporary interactive art piece in Mitchell Park that highlights the village’s history. (more…)
Riverhead Move the Animal Shelter volunteers (from left) Richie Cox, Fred McLaughlin, Denise Lucas and Lindsay Reeve at Stotzky Park’s Duke Dog Park Friday. They’re holding tickets to the group’s three-year anniversary benefit at Suffolk Theater planned for November. (Credit: Carrie Miller)
They want to move the Riverhead Town Animal Shelter — and they want to move it now.
Volunteers from the nonprofit organization Riverhead Move the Animal Shelter, which is led by front-woman Denise Lucas, are shifting their fundraising efforts into overdrive to renovate the future home of the town’s shelter — the Henry Pfeifer Community Center building in Calverton — as soon as possible. (more…)
Riverhead’s Brian Elejalde rises to head a corner kick while being challenged by Newfield’s Connor Timmonds (10). (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
WOLVERINES 3, BLUE WAVES 1
This definitely was a tough one for the Riverhead High School boys soccer team.
The Blue Waves certainly had more scoring chances, but Newfield made the most of its chances and recorded a 3-1 Suffolk County League III victory in Selden on Tuesday afternoon. (more…)
The Riverhead Town Board held public hearings Tuesday night on rezoning the Second Street firehouse, which it hopes to sell, and on a special permit to put a new Hamptons Coffee location in Aquebogue. (more…)
A stop work order was issued last month for illegal land clearing on Ostrander Avenue. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
Riverhead Town’s building department has slapped a stop work order on the development of a new doctor’s office on Ostrander Avenue, where town officials say land clearing was being done prior to site plan approval.
A Flanders teenager refused to be arrested early Saturday and briefly escaped from an officer — though was caught before long — according to Southampton Town Police.
When an officer arrived at the scene of El Ranchero Latina, a 17-year-old was highly intoxicated and kicking the front door at the bar on Flanders Road in Flanders, yelling and cursing at the security guard, and attempting to engage him in a fight, police said. (more…)
Harley Alvarado of Riverhead boots the ball while teammate Jenna Rocca looks on. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
COLTS 7, BLUE WAVES 0
Arianna Sabatino scored 58 seconds into the game and Half Hollow Hills West never looked back as the hosts recorded a 7-0 win over Riverhead in a Suffolk County League III girls soccer game in Dix Hills on Monday afternoon. (more…)