Downtown Riverhead business owners concerned that a proposal to extend a three-hour parking limit would affect their customers spoke out at a public hearing Tuesday night at Riverhead Town Hall.
After being closed for more than a year due to safety concerns, Riverhead Town’s skate park at Stotzky Park is officially reopening this week.
Or at least, half of it is. READ
“We get bombarded,” Aquebogue resident Connie Carlin said when asked about helicopter traffic in her neighborhood, which is near United Riverhead Terminal in Northville. “We had 41 one day. It’s been going on since 2007.” READ
Councilman Tim Hubbard and Justice Lori Hulse are now officially in office following Friday’s inauguration ceremony, where the Riverhead Town officials elected in November were sworn into office. READ
The Riverhead Town elections in 2015 had the potential of a year of great change. A sitting councilwoman challenged the sitting supervisor — both from the same party — and the supervisor’s former campaign advisor also challenged him, but on a different party. READ
Democrat Diane Wilhelm ran unopposed for town clerk. Republican Supervisor Sean Walter retained his seat, though he ran on the Conservative Party line.
But aside from that, Riverhead Republicans swept the local ballot Tuesday night. READ
Incumbent Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter finished first in a three-way horse race, finishing Election Night with an unofficial 436-vote lead over Republican challenger Jodi Giglio. (more…)
Tuesday is Election Day nationwide and voters in Riverhead Town will be asked to choose a supervisor, two council members, two assessors and a town justice.