Several speakers urged the Town Board not to give the eastern portion of Riverside Drive over to Suffolk County, which wants to tear up the pavement and reseed the road, which cuts through the county’s Indian Island Golf Course. READ
The state Department of Health released its full report on the possible impact of regulating marijuana in New York State last week, recommending that recreational use be legalized.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered the assessment in January. The 74-page report includes a review of health, criminal justice, public safety, economic and educational impacts. READ
The Southold Historical Society is presenting “Clink! A Toast to Long Island Wine,” a visual essay exhibition of the history of wine on Long Island.
The historical society took a unique crowdsourcing approach to curate the exhibit. Members of the community and the wine industry were asked to donate or loan artifacts that showcased the beginnings and growth of North Fork vineyards. READ
An apparent lightning strike sparked an attic fire at a Wading River home Tuesday afternoon, according to Riverhead Town police. READ
The Riverhead Little League all-star team defeated Moriches 7-1 Tuesday at Stotzky Park in the semifinals of the District 36 Tournament. READ
A proposal to bring the “World’s Biggest Bounce House” to Calverton won a split vote of approval from the Riverhead Town Board Tuesday. READ
The Riverhead Board of Education honored 22 retirees at its meeting Tuesday night.
Board president Greg Meyer shared information about each retiree’s time in the district and presented them with a plaque during the meeting. The retirees were also treated to cake. READ
The owners of three century-old buildings in downtown Riverhead say pile-driving work going on at a five-story building under construction across the street is damaging their structures. READ