Despite its being labeled a “Band Aid” approach by one official, the Riverhead Town Board on Tuesday agreed to allocate another $27,000 to fix its long-shuttered skate park at Stotzky Park, which has been closed for more than a year because it’s considered unsafe.
The Riverhead Town Board is expected to discuss the final stages of the Enterprise Park at Calverton environmental impact study and subdivision map at its work session on Thursday. READ
It was sad news last month when we heard out of Town Hall that a $50,000 upgrade to the town’s dilapidated skate park would be put on the back burner because the recreation department couldn’t afford it in the face of other priorities.
Standing at the intersection of Main Street and Roanoke Avenue in Riverhead, you’re a short walk from no fewer than three of Susan Wilk’s projects.
Councilman George Gabrielsen and hockey skater Justin Macdonald clearing the ice of some light snow that fell 2 days ago. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
For the second year in a row, the Stotzky Ice rink is ready to skate on.
After frigid temps overnight, the rink was officially opened on Thursday morning. (more…)
John Barci discusses his proposal for a Barbecue Championship at Thursday’s Riverhead Town Board work session. (Credit: Barbarallen Koch)
A proposed Long Island Barbecue Championship and music festival at Stotzky Park on Labor Day weekend will not allow alcohol on the park grounds, according to John Barci of West Babylon, who is proposing the event. (more…)
The Riverhead Town Board is scheduled to discuss John Barci’s proposal to have a Long Island Barbecue Championship and music festival at Stotzky Park on Labor Day weekend at Thursday’s work session. Mr. Barci originally hoped to have the festival in downtown Riverhead but said there was some opposition. The board discussed the plan at last week’s work session but asked Mr. Barci to come back with more details. (more…)
BARBARAELLEN KOCH FILE PHOTO | The ice skating rink at Stotzky Park in Riverhead.
Riverhead Town officials announced Sunday the ice rink at Stotzky Park in Riverhead will be open until 9 p.m. tonight.
The town’s parks and recreation department finished clearing snow earlier in the day and said the rink is now ready for skaters, according to its Facebook page.
For more information, contact the park office at 631-727-5744 Ext. 31.