A peek inside this week’s News-Review


Katie Goodale, 8, holds a baby Nubian goat, barely two hours old, behind her family’s farmstand in Aquebogue Saturday. Once Katie’s father, Hal Goodale III, gets his state license and completes installation of a pasteurization machine, Goodale Farms will be North Fork’s only full-service dairy. It will offer fresh milk from Jersey cows and Nubian goats, along with an assortment of cheeses. The last dairy to operate in the Riverhead area — Danny Point Farm and Parkview Dairy, owned by Geraldine Nugent —was condemned by the county in 1956 to make way for the Suffolk County Jail and County Center in Riverside.


$109.6 mil budget approved by 63%







Rainy weather and below-average temperatures didn’t keep more than 3,000 Riverhead School District taxpayers from trudging to the polls on Tuesday.

Page 1, posted online May 17

Meet River Pointe’s rising star






When the River Pointe Apartments on East Main Street is referenced in the news, its usually due to recurrent crime at the federally subsidized housing community. But 23-year-old graphic artist Dylan Sullivan, who has lived in the apartment complex his entire life, is sure to bring some pride to the neighborhood.

Page 2, posted online May 19

Walter looks to ‘rebrand’ downtown






Just as people tried to combat the bad reputation of the Riverhead neighborhood long known as The Greens by changing its name to Millbrook Gables years back, Supervisor Sean Walter is hoping to do away with the practice of referring to downtown Riverhead as downtown Riverhead.

Page 2, posted online May 17

Former supe Cardinale to lead Democratic ticket






Former Riverhead supervisor Phil Cardinale is planning a comeback — and he has the support of town Democrats.

Page 3, posted online May 16

So, who are these nominees?






Relative political newcomers Marlando Williams and Matt Van Glad are the Riverhead Democratic Committee’s picks to run for seats on the Town Board this November.

Page 3, Posted online May 19

Wooten calls off run for supervisor nod






Riverhead Councilman James Wooten informed GOP leaders Friday that he would be standing down from his bid to unseat sitting supervisor and fellow Republican Sean Walter in November.

Page 3, Posted online May 14

Tip prompts police raid at Hy Ting






Riverhead Police raided downtown’s Hy Ting restaurant on East Main Street Thursday night, acting on a tip that minors were being served alcohol there, officials said.

Page 4, posted online May 13

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Column: When  the flicker of hope fads out

News-Review editor Michael White talks about how he came to lose his love for the New York Mets …

Editorial: Uncertainty surely awaits on future school budgets

Commentators love to equate this problem or that to a tsunami, the most often and overused instance being “an economic tsunami.” It seems to have superseded “a perfect storm” in describing a crisis with multiple causes or components. With the approval of local school budgets this week, we happily avoid phrases such as “a tsunami of voter dissatisfaction” and the like …

more opinion …


Unbeaten Monarchs take third straight league title

Three consecutive years as the Suffolk County League VIII girls track and field champions. Make that three successive years as unbeaten champions.

Page 32, posted online May 11

Macchirole headed to Wagner

Kayleigh Macchirole will, in effect, be trading in one green uniform for another, but still, it’s a big move.

Page 32, posted online May 13

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