Farmer Lyle Wells at a Town Board meeting in 2011. (Credit: News-Review file)
The Riverhead Town Board has fired longtime Planning Board member Lyle Wells from the post he’s held since 2002.
During its 2015 organizational meeting Tuesday, the Town Board appointed George Nunnaro, owner of gam company Prest-O-Peconic and Service in Riverhead, to the position instead of Mr. Wells.
Councilwoman Jodi Giglio said of Mr. Nunnaro: “He has a background in real estate and a familiarity with the town.”
Mr. Nunnaro is also a former member of the town’s Empire Development Zone at the Enterprise Park at Calverton.
Expect the Edgar Allan Poe Festival to return to downtown Riverhead next Halloween. Town Board members welcomed the idea of bringing it back during a discussion with festival creator Sal St. George and BID president Ray Pickersgill at Thursday’s work session. Mr. St. George said he’d like to do a “War of the Worlds” broadcast next year. (more…)
The Riverhead Town Board held a public hearing Tuesday that ran for almost three hours.
The subject was a proposal to allow the town highway department to plow snow on certain private roads, as it has done in the past, even though state law prohibits it. (more…)
The Shoreham-Wading River football team celebrates its 2014 Long Island Championship win over Roosevelt. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
The Shoreham-Wading River Wildcats capped off the greatest season in program history with a resounding win Sunday in the Class IV Long Island Championship. The Wildcats defeated Roosevelt, 47-13, at Stony Brook University’s LaValle Stadium to finish the 2014 season 12-0. (more…)
The Shoreham-Wading River football team after winning the Division IV county title Saturday at Stony Brook. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)
They entered the field at LaValle Stadium, hands together, carrying the No. 54 jersey of their fallen teammate. (more…)
The former Courthouse Restaurant building as it appeared in January 2012. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
Riverhead Town may require the owner of the vacant and dilapidated Courthouse Restaurant (also known as J.P. Michael’s) on Railroad Avenue to clean up and secure the structure, or else the town will do so itself. (more…)
The Riverhead Town Board discussed barring flyboarding from Riverhead’s waters during a work session meeting Thursday. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River sophomore Alex Kuhnle one her way toward scoring the only goal in Wednesday’s Class A county championship game. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
CLASS A COUNTY FINALS
No. 1 Sayville (15-0-3) vs. No. 2 SWR (17-0-1)
Dowling Sports Complex
In a battle of two unbeatens, Shoreham-Wading River faces Sayville this afternoon for the Class A county title in girls soccer. The Wildcats are playing in their first county title game since 2006 when they lost to Islip. Sayville is the defending county champion. (more…)