It didn’t take long for the Riverhead High School girls winter track coach, Justin Cobis, to realize that he might have a special 4 x 200-meter relay team this year. After assembling a team of three freshmen and one sophomore and then watching their first race, it dawned on him. “We thought this [school] record may be going down this year,” he said.
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Riverhead Town police are seeking the public’s help to identify a woman who stole merchandise from Epic Jeans last month at Tanger Outlets in Riverhead, according to a press release.
The Riverhead Town Board decided Thursday to keep the former Riverhead Country Day School building on Columbus Avenue, adjacent to Stotzky Park, with the goal of using it as a youth center and an intergenerational center.
For as long as he can remember, Bakithi Kumalo recalled during a recent interview, music has been the center of his life. The 60-year-old South Africa native, who grew up in a family of musicians and is a longtime bassist for Paul Simon, has made a living doing what he loves.
A $3,750 donation from Riverhead Move the Animal Shelter, a nonprofit organization formed six years ago to do exactly what its name suggests, will help Riverhead Town apply for state permits to build a new kennel at the Enterprise Park at Calverton, said Supervisor Sean Walter.