RACHEL YOUNG PHOTO | Lauri and Matt Spitz, co-owners of Moustache Brewing Co.
Almost two years after its owners launched a successful Kickstarter campaign to start a craft brewery, Moustache Brewing Company made its official debut last weekend. The start-up venture in Riverhead, which is owned by East Islip couple Matt and Lauri Spitz, was a vendor at the annual Long Island Nano Cask Ale Festival in Rocky Point Jan. 25 and 26. “We had an awesome response to our beers,” Ms. Spitz said. “A lot of people kept coming back to try them.” (more…)
BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Buffalo Wild Wings will open next Friday or Saturday, store manager Andrew Schuett said Thursday.
Almost two months after its original launch date came and went, Buffalo Wild Wings in Riverhead is now slated to open for business Feb. 7 or 8, store manager Andrew Schuett said Thursday. (more…)
JENNIFER GUSTAVSON PHOTO | Social worker Mary Calamia speaking at Wednesday night’s Common Core public forum.
About 50 people gathered at the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead on Wednesday night and listened to several education advocates voice their concerns over Common Core. (more…)
GARRET MEADE PHOTO | McGann-Mercy football coach Jeff Doroski faces an uncertain future amid speculation that he will be replaced as the team’s varsity coach.
Word began to spread Wednesday evening among parents and players of the Bishop McGann-Mercy football program that popular varsity coach Jeff Doroski has been fired, the News-Review has learned. (more…)
CARRIE MILLER PHOTO | (left to right) Town Councilman John Dunleavy; Maureen O’Connor, program director of the Cancer Services Program of Eastern Suffolk County at Peconic Bay Medical Center; Dr. Claire Bradley, board president of American Cancer Society Eastern Division; Dr. Brett Ruffo, colorectal and general surgeon at PBMC; Sherry Patterson, chair of PBMC Health foundation; Joseph Abbate, colorectal cancer survivor; Dennis McDermott, owner of The Riverhead Project; Legislator Al Krupski; Janine Nebons, general manager of Tanger Outlets and town councilwoman Jodi Giglio.
Area businesses will “Paint the Town Blue” this March — not for Blue Wave pride — but to increase awareness about an illness and potentially save lives. (more…)
NETFLIX COURTESY PHOTO | Actress Taylor Schilling in a season one episode of ‘Orange is the New Black.’
Road closures downtown are expected tomorrow morning into the early afternoon as the Netflix series “Orange is the New Black” will be shooting downtown. (more…)
BARBARAELLEN KOCH FILE PHOTO | Developer Julius Klein in downtown Riverhead in 2007.
The Calverton company that proposed a long-standing and controversial commercial development project on Main Road in Jamesport has filed for bankruptcy protection. (more…)
The Riverhead Town Board discussed devising a plan for the sewer plant upgrade at the Enterprise Park at Calverton at its work session Thursday. (more…)