North Fork Brewing Company’s special permit application to build a brewery and tasting room in part of the former Riverhead Fire Department headquarters on Second Street faced no opposition — and generated no public comment — during a public hearing before the Riverhead Town Board last week.
Last season the Shoreham-Wading River High School wrestling team’s lineup was loaded with seniors and juniors. Seven starters from that team have moved on, leaving the Wildcats younger. READ
Some downtown Riverhead restaurant owners expressed frustration about losing business during last month’s annual Halloween Fest, and organizers said changes will be made next year to ensure that more parking is available for businesses. READ
Shoppers swarmed to Riverhead Thanksgiving night for the annual rush of Black Friday shopping at Tanger Outlets. The madness began at 6 p.m. Thursday and continues through Friday night. READ
A store that’s been at Tanger Outlets for more than 17 years has closed, a downtown café has gone out of business and a bunch of new outlet stores is being planned near Tanger.
Those are among the recent changes in the Riverhead business landscape.
Day Haven, an adult day care program, could be coming to Riverhead.
While a contract still needs to be finalized and approved, the Riverhead Town Board showed interest in moving the plan along at last Thursday’s work session.
No matter how you slice it, there’s no denying that the Shoreham-Wading River High School girls basketball team underwent a massive player drain since last season. The Wildcats graduated eight players, including four starters and five of their top six players.
Shoreham-Wading River may have a peculiar case of senioritis this high school boys basketball season, and it’s not a bad thing.
The Wildcats (8-12 last season) have a senior-laden team this season, with eight 12th-graders among them. Coach Kevin Culhane is more than fine with that. READ