The Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency on Friday postponed a vote on Culinary Arts Riverhead LLC’s request for another 10-year property tax abatement on the culinary arts building in downtown Riverhead. (more…)
In the wake of concerns about a contract with Riverhead Town, Riverhead Central School District finalized the cost of hiring a school resource officer Friday.
During last Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting, member Greg Meyer asked that the board consider rescinding its contract with the town. READ
“I’m very happy to say that I’m here,” said Brian Mooney, who served as Sgt. 1st Class in the Army for 25 years, as he spoke to a classroom of third-grade students. “I have to express myself in that manner, because I want you to know that a friend of mine didn’t make it. He didn’t come home.” (more…)
Members of the Riverhead High School Gay-Straight Alliance were honored prior to the Riverhead Town Board meeting Tuesday night. READ
Families of students in the Riverhead Central School District traveled to Phillips Avenue Elementary School last Thursday with arepas, empanadas, chilaquiles and other dishes reflecting their Latino heritage for the school’s first-ever Hispanic Heritage celebration.
The festive event followed a school day during which students learned about and created projects honoring Spanish-speaking countries, said bilingual teacher Ines Robinson. READ
Police have been notified of reports that two men were caught videotaping young girls in their driveway in the Manorville area, Riverhead Central School District Superintendent Dr. Aurelia Henriquez wrote in a message Tuesday afternoon.
Dr. Henriquez said the district administration learned this morning about the incident that involved two white males believed to be in their 30s videotaping the girls from a white SUV. READ
UPDATE (9:45 p.m.): At Wednesday night’s Board of Education meeting, Riverhead Superintendent Aurelia Henriquez addressed concerns over the presence of mold discovered at Aquebogue Elementary School over the weekend. (more…)
The Riverhead Central School District and other districts across Long Island are congratulating themselves for staying under their tax caps, but is that really good enough? READ