The 19th-century Vail-Leavitt Music Hall in Riverhead was buzzing as Sophia Burke fielded one question after another. A bobby pin had just fallen from a girl’s hair. A boy inquired about a name tag. Ms. Burke assured him she needs only five minutes to make it. READ
A proposed medical building with two apartments gained support from local civic leaders during a public hearing before the Southampton Town Planning Board last Thursday.
An application called 20 Riverleigh LLC, submitted by builder Paul Pawlowski of Mattituck, calls for demolition of the former Riverboat Diner building at the traffic circle in Riverside and construction of an 8,000-square-foot, two-story medical building that will also have two apartments.
Riverhead Town police arrested a 52-year-old man for pulling a gun in Riverhead Sunday.
Joseph Densieski, 52, was involved in an argument around 10 p.m. on Reeves Avenue, during which he displayed a shotgun, officials said. READ
As the Riverhead High School boys lacrosse team walked off of Robert W. Pratt Field, its supporters — about three dozen fans who made the trip — gave the Blue Waves a rousing reception.
And for good reason.
The 10th-seeded team in the Suffolk County Class A playoffs had played its hearts out in a 10-7 quarterfinal loss to No. 2 and host Smithtown West Friday night. READ
It may sound funny to hear, but Sarah Sheridan describes herself as a “very nervous person.”
What’s funny about that is she just happens to play the most pressure-packed position in lacrosse: goalkeeper. A goalie needs to be in command of her nerves when the pressure is on. READ
Congressmen Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) and Peter King (R-Seaford), citing a massive backlog of pending immigration cases, are requesting that Long Island be the place for a new immigration court. READ
Southampton Town officials aren’t taking no for an answer when it comes to having Riverside designated as a federal Opportunity Zone.
Despite not being recognized by the state — which recommended downtown Riverhead instead — Southampton Councilwoman Christine Scalera said she and others are going straight to the federal government to make their case for Riverside. READ
Riverhead Town will be trying out new smart trash compactors meant to reduce trash woes and also offer Wi-Fi and cell phone connection for beachgoers at South Jamesport Beach and Iron Pier Beach. READ