Editor’s note: This story was updated at 11:20 a.m.
During separate press conferences Saturday morning, both Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency for the county following news that the North Shore and East End of Long Island are expected to get 12 to 18 inches of snow — and between 18 and 24 inches on the South Shore.
Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter issued a winter storm event for Riverhead Town beginning at midnight and running until noon Sunday as a nor’easter bears down on the East Coast bringing blizzard conditions. READ
This winter season’s first nor’easter could bring blizzard conditions — heavy snow, strong gusts of wind and limited visibility — on Saturday, according to the latest weather forecasts from the National Weather Service.
But as for the snow totals themselves? You can most likely breathe a sigh of relief. READ
The nor’easter bearing down on Long Island this weekend has been upgraded to a potential blizzard, the National Weather Service announced Thursday morning. READ
After months of a winter that’s felt more like an autumn at times, the chill the season has been lacking has finally arrived. This morning, snow flurries fell to the ground as temperatures hit a high of 32 degrees. READ
Ceremonies and events have been planned for Tuesday and Wednesday to celebrate Riverhead’s local veterans. READ
Incumbent Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter finished first in a three-way horse race, finishing Election Night with an unofficial 436-vote lead over Republican challenger Jodi Giglio. (more…)
Main Road is closed in both directions near Herricks Lane as PSEG workers repair damage to a utility police caused by a car crash early Thursday, Riverhead Town police. READ