Hours after Riverhead’s Memorial Day Parade was called off due to inclement weather, hundreds of vehicles descended on the town.
Their destination: Calverton National Cemetery.
One annual tradition might have been canceled Monday, but another gave the community a place to honor the fallen anyway. READ
Who knew a battery recycling container could be so popular?
A nonprofit government watchdog group says Riverhead Town hasn’t complied with state freedom of information laws and hasn’t fulfilled its request for a list of vendors the town used last year.
Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter said a proposed study for the Jamesport-Aquebogue corridor along Main Road is off, saying civic leaders in the area have flip-flopped on the issue of updating the town’s plan for the area. READ
The Riverhead Town Board wants to put a $10,000 cap on any expenditures the town has to make in terms of management and improvement costs at a 9.7-acre “hamlet park” that Suffolk County might create on land in Jamesport that has been slated for development in recent years. READ
First Baptist Church of Riverhead’s plans for a Family Community Life Center moved forward Tuesday when the Riverhead Town Board approved the creation of a type of zoning needed for the proposal. READ
Riverhead Town may get a reprieve from future tax increases due to recently approved state legislation that could reduce the town’s debt payments by about $3 million per year, according to Supervisor Sean Walter.
News-Review editors recently wrote in favor of studying the Aquebogue-Jamesport corridor. Unfortunately, they politicized the issue, saying Democrats called for a master plan update last year, but now “suddenly disagree” with the supervisor’s master plan proposal. The impression created was unflattering — and false. READ