In a county as populous and diverse as Suffolk, coordinating the planning efforts of towns and villages should be a priority — especially in the face of the myriad challenges the area faces. Individual municipalities from Shelter Island to Huntington continue to confront issues involving water quality, affordable housing, high-paying jobs and the infrastructure needed to support future development. READ
Polling places in the Riverhead area will be at the following locations. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. everywhere.
• Election Districts 6 and 9: American Legion Post 273, Hubbard Avenue
• ED 4: Cornell Cooperative Extension, Griffing Avenue
• EDs 8 and 16: George Young Community Center, South Jamesport Avenue, Jamesport
• ED 11: Glenwood Village recreation center, 1661 Route 58
• EDs 12 and 22: John Wesley Village community building, 1 Aldersgate
• EDs 14 and 19: Riley Avenue Elementary School, Calverton
• ED 3: Riverhead Free Library, Court Street
• EDs 2 and 5: Riverhead Fire Department headquarters, Roanoke Avenue
• EDs 7, 13 and 21: Town Senior Center, Shade Tree Lane, Aquebogue
• EDs 18 and 20: Wading River Baptist Church, Wading River Manor Road
• EDs 1, 10, 15 and 17: Wading River Congregational Church community room, North Country Road
In the Flanders and Riverside areas of Southampton Town, polling will take place at the Flanders firehouse for Election Districts 12 and 38 and at Phillips Avenue School in Riverside for Election Districts 19 and 41.
To find your polling place, visit the Suffolk County Board of Elections website.
In addition to races for supervisor, town council and other local posts, a host of other positions are also up for election on the Nov. 3 ballot. READ
Tuesday is Election Day nationwide and voters in Riverhead Town will be asked to choose a supervisor, two council members, two assessors and a town justice.
Tuesday is Election Day nationwide and voters in Riverhead Town will be asked to choose a supervisor, two council members, two assessors and a town justice. They’ll also pick a county executive and legislator.
At times during this year’s three-way race for Riverhead Town supervisor, both challengers have used the same analogy.
Regardless of which two candidates win on Tuesday, the Riverhead Town Board will see its first shake-up since 2010, since Councilman George Gabrielsen opted not to seek re-election.
A popular incumbent who won each of his first two terms in office with more than two-thirds of the vote, Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski is facing his easiest campaign yet.