The Suffolk County Legislature in Riverhead Tuesday hosted a public hearing on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to legalize recreational adult-use marijuana in New York State.
In response to that plan, Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta introduced legislation in January that would allow Suffolk County to opt out of the law. READ
Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn last month introduced a package of bills aimed at reducing plastic litter countywide. (more…)
My name is Kerri Kreh Reda. I’m a Human Development Specialist for Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County.
This summer, I will have been here for 19 years. READ
With broad bipartisan support, the House of Representatives Tuesday voted to pass the Natural Resources Management Act, which will permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
The fund is financed through revenues from offshore oil and gas royalty payments and helps protect parks, trails, wildlife refuges and recreation areas in all 50 states. READ
UPDATE (5:40 p.m.): Riverhead Town police have arrested a 16-year-old high school student for making a 911 call reporting a “possible act of violence,” according to a press release. READ
This time of year, Kris Olsen and his sister, Andrea Hanulec, are usually going full speed at Homeside Florist & Greenhouses in Riverhead, gearing up for Easter and Mother’s Day.
But this winter was a little different. The landmark garden center shut its doors Dec. 31. READ
My name is Maria Romond.
I am the manager here at the Hydrant Hotel in Riverhead. We’ve been here for about three years now.
We’re a dog hotel and cat hotel. We do daycare and grooming as well, and specialty services, like a dead sea bath for dogs with dry skin. READ
Members of the Riverhead Town Board are considering changes to their meeting rules that would set stricter guidelines on what discussions are considered confidential during executive sessions. READ