Credit: Suffolk County Police Department
A reward of up to $5,000 has been offered for information that leads to the arrest of a man who allegedly stole $200 from the register of downtown Riverhead’s Dark Horse restaurant in September.
According to police, the man — who said he was wearing large headphones around his neck, with black and possibly red coloring with metal on the frame of the headphones — entered the restaurant sometime between 7:30 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. on Sept. 26, 2014. He removed $200 from the register, police said.
Police described the man as black and said he was wearing blue jeans with white embroidery on the rear pockets, a brown hooded jacket, and a white shirt at the time of the incident.
A reward of up to $5,000 has been offered by Suffolk County Crime Stoppers that information that leads to the suspect’s arrest. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call anonymously to 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.
Atlantis is looking at its options to redevelop this property. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
The company that owns the Long Island Aquarium and the Hyatt Hotel in downtown Riverhead is looking to restore a dilapidated 113-year-old building it recently purchased across the street instead of tearing it down.
Siris Barrios, community liaison for Renaissance Downtown Riverside Rediscovered in her office on Peconic Avenue. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
In late 2013, the Southampton Town Board hired a private firm as master developer to take the lead in revitalizing the downtrodden hamlet of Riverside. (more…)
After several attacks in the downtown Riverhead area this year — most of which have targeted Hispanic males — the town will revive its dormant Anti-Bias Task Force, a group ‘meant to be a proactive agency in promoting tolerance and understanding.’ (Credit: Paul Squire)
A rash of more than a dozen assaults and robberies erupted near downtown Riverhead this year, beginning in January and lasting into the fall. (more…)
The Second Street firehouse was obtained by Riverhead Town in 2011 in a land swap with the Riverhead Fire District. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch file)
The sale of the Second Street firehouse has been in the headlines several times in the last couple of years.
Initially, it was expected that Suffolk Theater owner Bob Castaldi would purchase the building for $375,000. Then, after prolonged negotiations, the Town Board upped the price to $500,000 and unanimously loosened restrictions to allow additional uses for the property — prompting debate over whether or not other bidders should get a second bite at the apple. (more…)
Police say this man robbed Capital One Bank in Riverhead on Tuesday. (Credit: Riverhead Town police)
Riverhead police are searching for an unarmed man who reportedly robbed the Capital One Bank on East Main Street in Riverhead Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. (more…)
30 West Main Street in downtown Riverhead, which currently houses Ninow’s Music Store on the first floor. (Credit: Rachel Young, file)
The Riverhead Chamber of Commerce will officiate a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 17, at 10 a.m. to recognize the opening of 30 West Main Street in downtown Riverhead, the Riverhead Industrial Development Agency said. (more…)
Developer Michael Butler leads Pat Snyder, the East End Arts director, on a tour of the building during an open house Wendesday night. (Credit: Paul Squire)
Forty people have already put in applications for the 19 available apartment spaces in the newly-renovated former Woolworth building.
But developer Michael Butler said potential renters shouldn’t be discouraged; the building is set to take in its first tenants next year, he said, but it will still have openings. (more…)