08/05/18 6:00am
08/05/2018 6:00 AM

Ready your duct tape!

The Riverhead Cardboard Boat Race on the Peconic Riverfront is setting sail again on Saturday, Aug. 11. The free event hosted by the Riverhead Business Improvement District attracts hundreds to the dock to cheer on the duct-taped vessels. READ

06/29/18 5:45am
06/29/2018 5:45 AM

ANDREW LEPRE PHOTO Downtown Riverhead looking south.

The Riverhead Business Improvement District’s Management Association is planning to hire someone to help clean up downtown Riverhead.

At its meeting last Wednesday, the BIDMA voted to spend up to $2,000 to hire a part-time person to work seven days a week for 2.5 hours per day, according to BIDMA executive director Diane Tucci. Those hours could also be split between two part-timers. READ

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09/23/16 9:00am
09/23/2016 9:00 AM

Alive on 25

Alive on 25 turned a nearly $15,000 profit this summer and plans are already in the works to hold the event again next year, according to Riverhead Business Improvement District Management Association president Steve Shauger.

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08/24/15 6:00am
08/24/2015 6:00 AM

A scary moment for the crew aboard the "Hammer of the Gods."  Luckily, the vessel was able to sail on. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

The mighty Peconic River proved too much of a beast for a group of Scandinavian warriors searching for victory in Riverhead Sunday. Nearly a dozen men had to pull the remains of their sinking Viking vessel, Hammer of the Gods, from the water after it began to flounder. READ