05/22/14 10:53am
05/22/2014 10:53 AM
A barbecue festival is headed for Riverhead in August. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder, file)

A barbecue competition is headed for Riverhead in August. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder, file)

Think you have what it takes to be crowned the best barbecuer in Riverhead? This summer, locals will have a chance to find out.  (more…)

04/17/14 4:00pm
04/17/2014 4:00 PM
(Credit: Barbarallen Koch)

John Barci discusses his proposal for a Barbecue Championship at Thursday’s Riverhead Town Board work session. (Credit: Barbarallen Koch)

A proposed Long Island Barbecue Championship and music festival at Stotzky Park on Labor Day weekend will not allow alcohol on the park grounds, according to John Barci of West Babylon, who is proposing the event.  (more…)

04/17/14 10:00am

liveblog

The Riverhead Town Board is scheduled to discuss John Barci’s proposal to have a Long Island Barbecue Championship and music festival at Stotzky Park on Labor Day weekend at Thursday’s work session. Mr. Barci originally hoped to have the festival in downtown Riverhead but said there was some opposition. The board discussed the plan at last week’s work session but asked Mr. Barci to come back with more details. (more…)

04/10/14 2:00pm
04/10/2014 2:00 PM

liveblog

“We will probably handle this in executive session because it will probably involve litigation,” Supervisor Sean Walter said following a Riverhead Town Board discussion on Gershow Recycling’s Hubbard Avenue facility, which has come under fire from neighbors due to excessive noise and “vibrations.” (more…)