The East End Emerald Society is set to kickoff its St. Patrick’s Day celebrations next month at its fourth annual Grand Marshal Event.
The event, scheduled for 5 p.m. Feb. 25 at Jason’s Vineyard in Jamesport, will feature this year’s Grand Marshal: Riverhead Town Councilman James Wooten.
The annual bonfire and holiday celebration at the riverfront in downtown Riverhead traditionally has been held on the second Saturday of December, Councilman Jim Wooten noted. READ
There will be no makeup date for this year’s Cardboard Boat Race in downtown Riverhead, according to Councilman Jim Wooten, who is a Town Board liaison on the event. READ
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.