The Riverhead town attorney’s wife made headlines in October for posting a racist and hateful rant on Facebook. READ
In the wake of a racist Facebook post that made headlines last week, interest in joining Riverhead Town’s Anti-Bias Task Force has spiked.
The sickening, racist rant spewed out on Facebook Sunday by Dianne Kozakiewicz — a former Riverhead school board member and the wife of the town attorney — is so foul and so awful it defies our ability to get our arms around it.
The racist Facebook rant posted late Sunday by Dianne Kozakiewicz sparked a renewed dialogue about race relations in Riverhead Town, where about 20 people, mostly African-American, spoke Monday night at the town’s Anti-Bias Task Force meeting.
Riverhead Town Attorney Bob Kozakiewicz issued a statement Monday publicly apologizing for racist rants left by his wife, Dianne, on Facebook. READ
The Riverhead Zoning Board of Appeals approved a zoning variance last Thursday to allow the Valero gas station on Main Road in Jamesport to keep the internally illuminated price signs that have kept it in court with the town for nearly 10 years. READ
Less than two days after hearing from a roomful of angry Aquebogue residents who oppose a 7-Eleven, the Riverhead Town Board has begun taking steps to ban 24-hour operations in hamlets townwide.
Lori Hulse and Bob Kozakiewicz will be running a primary for the town justice nomination. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch file)
Town council and supervisor aren’t the only positions involved in a Republican primary in this fall’s Riverhead Town elections. (more…)