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At Riverhead Raceway Monday, about 30 minutes before a funeral procession carrying the remains of 7-year-old Jason Trinca was to arrive, Jason’s go-kart racing friend, Eddie Fascher, 9, of East Northport, stood at the checkerboard finish line where raceway staffers had painted a yellow and purple No. 48 — Jason’s racing colors and number.
Southampton Town authorities raided a Riverside building and issued 130 violations to its owner after finding 19 people living above an auto repair shop there, including several school age children, officials said.
A portion of Main Street in downtown Riverhead was evacuated Tuesday morning due to a gas line breakage caused by National Grid subcontractors.
JVC Media, which owns local radio stations 98.5, 96.1, 105.3 and 103.9 —the last of which was once in Riverhead — is considering moving its studios to downtown Riverhead, the company’s owner told the News-Review Thursday.
Up until a few years ago, Doug Dey of Southold had a highly successful business that employed more than 70 people at the Enterprise Park at Calverton, making clothes for the popular Aeropostale brand.
A new house in South Jamesport that has drawn complaints from neighbors about its size and potential to contribute to flooding was approved Thursday night by the Riverhead Zoning Board of Appeals, which ruled that the applicant already had building department and health department approvals for the house.
Costco is coming! Costco is coming!
Fixing the area’s tax problems, attracting new commercial development and dealing with overcrowded houses were among the issues addressed by Southampton Town Board candidates during the Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association’s meeting Wednesday in Flanders.
Driving across Long Island is different from, say, driving through The Bronx, upstate or pretty much anywhere else in the U.S., in that large, unsightly and quite often obnoxious billboards are conspicuously absent in Suffolk and Nassau counties.
There comes a time in every newspaper columnist’s life where he or she feels it necessary to jot down a list of complaints about other drivers on the road. For me, that time has arrived.
WEST BABYLON 41, RIVERHEAD 6
The Riverhead Blue Waves arrived in West Babylon Friday night fully expecting quarterback Clifton Melhado to be leading the Eagles’ offense.
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Read News-Review reporter Tim Gannon’s live coverage of tonight’s Riverhead Town Board meeting.
An organic farm in Riverhead became even more environmentally-friendly last week after adding a new porch with a solar awning to its farm stand.
Autumn usually marks the time when beer lovers switch from the fruity, lighter summer flavors to the heavier brews perfect for the crisp weather.