With just about a week before Election Day, Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter held a press conference to once again claim that his Republican opponent, Councilwoman Jodi Giglio, is backed by the Suffolk County Police Benevolent Association for supporting a merger of the Riverhead Police Department with the county police.
But that wasn’t all he had to say. READ
Taking on questions on everything from progress at EPCAL, downtown revitalization and town finances, the three candidates for Town Supervisor made their pitches for your vote at a Riverhead News-Review sponsored debate at Polish Hall Monday night. READ
Local elections in Riverhead have always been a mess of political drama, personal histories, party lines swapped, alliances made and then broken and feuds aired out in the open.
But have we ever had an election so filled with story lines as this year’s town supervisor race?
The Riverhead Republican Committee and its town supervisor candidate, Jodi Giglio, are leading the way in campaign contributions, according to financial disclosure reports filed Oct. 2. READ
No matter what questions were being asked at Thursday’s debate in Jamesport, it seemed the Riverhead Town supervisor candidates couldn’t resist taking shots at each other. (more…)
Using an atypical format for a forum on topics ranging from septic tanks to solar energy and single-use plastic bags, the three candidates for Riverhead Town Supervisor presented their positions on environmental issues Monday night. READ
Your Sept. 17 editorial, “Town’s budget woes are coming to light yet again,” is unfortunately spot on in identifying the issues that many taxpayers, myself included, have with Sean Walter, our current supervisor. READ
Supervisor Sean Walter is scheduled to unveil his tentative budget at Thursday’s work session.