Roughly 250 people gathered on Main Street in Riverhead Friday night, standing in solidarity with the tens of thousands seeking asylum into the United States at the country’s southern border — and in protest of the inhumane treatment occurring at ICE detention centers. READ
Longtime civic activist Angela DeVito was honored with several proclamations at the start of Tuesday’s Riverhead Town Board meeting, where she received plaques from the Town Board, County Legislator Al Krupski, Assemblyman Tony Palumbo and the Greater Jamesport Civic Association. (more…)
About 60 people gathered Monday night at the gazebo in the Peconic Riverfront Park to express solidarity against the white supremacy and violence that has taken place in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Community members are planning to gather for a vigil Monday in Riverhead to honor Heather Heyer’s memory and those who were injured during the violence that took place in Charlottesville earlier this month.
The Jamesport-South Jamesport Civic Association has some pretty drastic suggestions for dealing with traffic come the fall pumpkin-picking season, when local roads traditionally become jammed with traffic.
Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter said a proposed study for the Jamesport-Aquebogue corridor along Main Road is off, saying civic leaders in the area have flip-flopped on the issue of updating the town’s plan for the area. READ
Leaders of four civic and environmental organizations have sent a letter to Riverhead Town Board members asking that the town require two large development projects in Jamesport to have their environmental impacts studied together. READ
After saying he was screening for supervisor, and then saying he was not screening, Anthony Coates actually did end up screening with the Riverhead Democratic committee after all Thursday night.
But he says that doesn’t mean he’s decided to run for office. (more…)