The racist Facebook rant posted late Sunday by Dianne Kozakiewicz sparked a renewed dialogue about race relations in Riverhead Town, where about 20 people, mostly African-American, spoke Monday night at the town’s Anti-Bias Task Force meeting.
Riverhead Town officials are exploring the possibility of establishing a Payment in Lieu of Parking Program — or PILOPP —as a way to create more parking.
Riverhead Town Attorney Bob Kozakiewicz issued a statement Monday publicly apologizing for racist rants left by his wife, Dianne, on Facebook. READ
The Riverhead Town Board’s work session last Thursday was streamed live on the town website, and officials say they’ll continue to stream work sessions and regular Town Board meetings.
Complaining about the fall traffic has become the norm as the popularity of pumpkin-picking, “agritainment” and vineyards has led to clogged local roads.
In a split vote, the Riverhead Town Board rejected a resolution to pay for a law firm to represent Highway Superintendent George “Gio” Woodson, who has threatened to sue the town for requiring his department to plow some private roads.
My name is Kelly Daniels. I’ve been a crossing guard for 16 years.
I work at the Long Island Aquarium and St. Isidore’s on Sunday for church. READ
Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter’s tentative 2018 budget calls for a 2.46 percent increase to next year’s tax levy, which would mark the first time in two years his spending plan doesn’t pierce the state-mandated tax cap.