05/20/15 11:18am
05/20/2015 11:18 AM
Riverhead King Kullen pedestrian

Martha Garcia was hit by a Chevrolet Silverado outside the King Kullen grocery store in Riverhead on Sunday. (Credit: Grant Parpan)

Update, Wednesday, 11:10 a.m.: Stony Brook University Hospital officials confirmed Wednesday morning that Martha Garcia has died.

Original story: A pedestrian was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital after she was struck and knocked unconscious by a pickup truck in the parking lot outside the King Kullen store in Riverhead Sunday afternoon, authorities said. (more…)

04/30/15 10:00am
04/30/2015 10:00 AM

The Riverhead Town Board is expected to discuss rebidding its residential garbage collection district, which has been in place since 1991.  The cost of the district, currently at $274 per year for a single-family home, was reduced drastically when the town rebid the district about three years ago.

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01/14/15 6:59am
01/14/2015 6:59 AM
George Kurovics enlisted with the U.S. Navy in 1944 at just 16 years old. (Credit: courtesy photo)

George Kurovics enlisted with the U.S. Navy in 1944 at just 16 years old. (Credit: courtesy photo)

George Kurovics was proud of his military work in World War II, during which he served as a tail gunner on reconnaissance planes in the South Pacific.

“He was proud of his country just as much,” said his son, also George, in an interview Wednesday morning, a day after the 90-year-old was struck and killed on Main Road in Jamesport by an alleged drunken driver.  (more…)

12/01/14 1:19pm
12/01/2014 1:19 PM
BARBARAELLEN KOCH | The Long Island Science Center would move if apartments get built.

The Long Island Science Center would move if apartments get built. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)

Tax breaks for a plan to build an apartment building in the current spot of the Long Island Science Center downtown will be the subject of a public hearing at Riverhead’s Industrial Development Agency meeting tonight.

The hearing will be held at 5 p.m. in Riverhead Town Hall. (more…)