Winning can be so sweet.
Winning a second year in a row is so much sweeter.
Just ask Riverhead High School senior Curtis Flippen, who won the Suffolk County Division II triple jump championship for the second consecutive year at Centereach High School Monday afternoon.
Apparently, it’s knocking down old buildings week in the Town of Riverhead.
A few days after the former Court House restaurant was razed, demolition of the former Sears building on East Main Street began Thursday.
A previous dispute between a mother and daughter and a Riverhead woman took a violent turn last month when the mother and daughter reportedly ran down the woman with a minivan in Riverside, then teamed up to beat her with a baseball bat and prevent onlookers from intervening, according to Southampton Town police. READ
Southampton Town Police arrested a Flanders man on Wednesday following reports of him illegally carrying a loaded gun, according to a police press release. READ
Riverhead Town officials are debating whether to submit an independent application for a $10 million state grant or apply jointly with Southampton Town. READ
A five-story mixed-use development proposed for the town-owned parking lot on Railroad Avenue was discussed at last Thursday’s Riverhead Town Board work session.
The afternoon began with tears and laughter for the Riverhead High School girls lacrosse team — and then it ended with the former.
Addressing ballooning student enrollment while enhancing programs under the tax cap and ensuring that administrators adhere to policies are top priorities for this year’s Riverhead school board candidates.