The Riverhead Town elections in 2015 had the potential of a year of great change. A sitting councilwoman challenged the sitting supervisor — both from the same party — and the supervisor’s former campaign advisor also challenged him, but on a different party. READ
First Congregational Church of Riverhead on East Main Street is the recipient of a Christmas miracle.
The grand white church will open its doors once again on Thursday, just in time for a Christmas Eve service. READ
Democrat Diane Wilhelm ran unopposed for town clerk. Republican Supervisor Sean Walter retained his seat, though he ran on the Conservative Party line.
But aside from that, Riverhead Republicans swept the local ballot Tuesday night. 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…)
Tuesday is Election Day nationwide and voters in Riverhead Town will be asked to choose a supervisor, two council members, two assessors and a town justice.
Come January, the Riverhead Town Board is assured to have at least one new member for the first time in six years.
The News-Review will host a pair of public debates Monday, Oct. 19, featuring candidates for Riverhead Town supervisor and Town Board.
On the night he secured the second spot in Thursday’s three-man primary race, incumbent Councilman Jim Wooten indicated that if he wins the general election this fall, his next term will be his final one in office.