Rita Allen of Jamesport sat at a breakfast table at the Riverhead Senior Center in Aquebogue with a grin on her face. Two young men had just stopped by to ask how she was doing and a 20-year-old woman brought her a roll and butter.
“They also come around and talk, which is so nice, too,” said Allen, who is 88. READ
With Riverhead Town’s fund to buy farmland for preservation running dry, a team of local historians and preservationists say encouraging more private preservation sales is the way to prevent the town from becoming overdeveloped. (more…)
The Shoreham-Wading River school district won’t be piercing its tax levy limit for next year’s budget, according to preliminary information provided at Tuesday night’s meeting. READ
Hooking up Riverside to Riverhead Town’s sewer district could be a “win-win” for the towns, according to Supervisor Sean Walter.
The Riverhead Town Board is considering a slew of changes to fix downtown’s parking problem — including making new developments that don’t meet the parking codes pay a fee. READ
What if the bald eagle couldn’t roost in America? What if the Baltimore oriole couldn’t live in Baltimore anymore?
These possibilities, along with more “dire” predictions, are included in the National Audubon Society’s 2014 report about the effects of climate change on bird species. READ
Thomas Lateulere, the Wading River ex-chief who died last year after decades training Suffolk County’s emergency medical volunteers, will soon be honored with a street in his name. READ
Each time a new school board member is elected in New York State, they must take a training course to learn the ropes.
Shoreham-Wading River school board president John Zukowski thinks they could save a lot of time by simply shadowing fellow board member Michael Fucito for a day or two.