Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” This was the message First Baptist Church of Riverhead wanted to leave with its audience Monday as the nation celebrated the civil rights leader’s birthday. READ
Organizations across the North Fork and Riverhead dedicated to helping the poorest and neediest may lose federal funding due to cuts proposed in the 2018 federal budget “blueprint” submitted by President Donald Trump.
Several service agencies that work with people who are homeless, poor, mentally ill or suffer from addiction issues have asked the Riverhead Town Board for federal Community Development Block Grant money. READ
The Riverhead Town Board will hold a public hearing on the proposed “Community Benefit Zoning District,” a floating zone that is needed for the First Baptist Church’s planned Family Community Life Center on Northville Turnpike.