06/23/16 10:30am
06/23/2016 10:30 AM

At its work session on Thursday, the Riverhead Town Board is expected to discuss Southampton Town’s request that Riverhead reserve 30,000 gallons per day of sewer district capacity for Riverside, the Southampton Town hamlet to the immediate south of Riverhead. READ

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06/20/16 2:24pm

Juneteenth essay winners

Imagine for a moment that you were an African-American in the 1800s, and after a lifetime of enslavement you learned you had finally been granted freedom.

This reflective exercise was given to the fifth-graders at Pulaski Street School, who were then asked to write first-person narratives detailing how they would feel if they were given that news.

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06/18/16 12:00pm
06/18/2016 12:00 PM

Aerial_Gotthelf_land

Long before there was Riverside Rediscovered, there was Dede Gotthelf.

The Southampton Inn owner and developer was one of the first — and last — developers in recent years to propose a major project in the hamlet of Riverside, which census figures indicate is among Suffolk County’s most economically distressed hamlets.  READ

06/09/16 5:00am
06/09/2016 5:00 AM

Hello, everyone! Before I start with upcoming events I would like to send a huge thank-you to Pastor Keith Indovino for Hope Day, which was a huge success! It was wonderful to see the neighborhood united, laughing and having a great time. Local resident Lauren Evers Cariello brought her pony, Bam Bam, all dressed up in rainbow colors and flowers. He was a huge hit with the kids, as were the rides, games, cotton candy and popcorn. Thank you to all the volunteers who came down and helped.

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05/26/16 5:00am
05/26/2016 5:00 AM

Hello, everyone!

Ida Crohan celebrated her “happy day” centennial on May 7 (her real birthday is May 8), with a reception hosted by her niece Kathy Konkel, granddaughter Cindee Tooker from Georgia and son Don and wife from Tennessee. Family and friends shared memories and good times. Several certificates of appreciation were presented, as well as a proclamation from Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman. An aerial photo of Ida’s Pond, the 100th named pond in Southampton Town, was presented by Trustee Eric Schultz, as well as a flag flown over the Capitol, compliments of her great-grandson David Zilnicki. Ida is the mother of three, grandmother of nine, great-grandmother of 13 and great-great-grandmother of two. They would like to thank all who attended this special day.

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05/19/16 10:07am
05/19/2016 10:07 AM

Downtown Riverhead

The Riverhead Town Board discussed at its Thursday work session whether to seek a $10 million state grant for downtown Riverhead on its own or jointly with Southampton Town, which is seeking the same funding in order to create a sewer district in Riverside.

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