Editor’s note: This story was updated at 11:20 a.m.
During separate press conferences Saturday morning, both Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency for the county following news that the North Shore and East End of Long Island are expected to get 12 to 18 inches of snow — and between 18 and 24 inches on the South Shore.
Is this deja vu all over again with T.S. Haulers?
The Riverhead Town Board plans to authorize litigation against T.S. Haulers, claiming the Calverton-based company is illegally sand mining on Route 25 in Calverton. READ
Bowhunters, mark a bulls eye on your calendars for Thursday night, as Riverhead Town holds its annual lottery for hunting on town-owned land, mainly at Enterprise Park at Calverton. READ
A cramped building, little outdoor space for dogs to play and a dump located right next door have forced officials with the Riverhead Animal Shelter to find a new home. READ
Clinging to the metal fence outside the Riverhead Skate Park is a sign that reads: “Skate park closed indefinitely for repairs.” READ
The 25 students split into two teams, each wearing neon orange shirts, as they lined up against the walls of the George Young Community Center in Jamesport. (more…)
BARBARAELLEN KOCH FILE PHOTO | A Riverhead Town snow plow in Jamesport.
So how did those private roads that Riverhead Town has been plowing in the past fare with this week’s 20-inch monster snow storm? (more…)
Planning director Rick Hanley looking over Lowes’ site plan for the former Suffolk Life building on Route 58 in 2009. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
After the Town Board abolished the position of planning director in December, the only man who ever held the position has decided to retire three days into 2015, allowing him to take over $6,000 in unused vacation time for the year. (more…)