Despite its being labeled a “Band Aid” approach by one official, the Riverhead Town Board on Tuesday agreed to allocate another $27,000 to fix its long-shuttered skate park at Stotzky Park, which has been closed for more than a year because it’s considered unsafe.
Boaters looking to use Riverhead Town’s South Jamesport boat ramp this year have been met with an unexpected surprise: combined fees that have doubled for town residents and jumped to $275 for out-of-towners.
The Riverhead Town Board has agreed to spend $50,000 to repair the skate park at Stotzky Memorial Park in hopes of having it ready by the summer.
Riverhead Town doesn’t have the money to fund repairs to its parks and playgrounds, Supervisor Sean Walter said after hearing a rundown of what town projects are top priority for repairs. (more…)
A plan to merge Riverhead Town’s senior citizen and parks and recreation departments is the kind of thinking that is long overdue in Town Hall. READ
The name “Riverhead Recreation and Senior Department” doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue, but residents might soon have to get used to it.
Clinging to the metal fence outside the Riverhead Skate Park is a sign that reads: “Skate park closed indefinitely for repairs.” READ
The 25 students split into two teams, each wearing neon orange shirts, as they lined up against the walls of the George Young Community Center in Jamesport. (more…)