11/01/18 6:01am

“Attention Kmart shoppers.”

It’s a phrase entrenched in all our memories, but one that will soon be extinct in Riverhead and dozens of other communities around the country.

The imminent closing of Riverhead’s Kmart, once a beacon for shoppers seeking blue-light specials, layaway items and the hot new toy of the year, reflects a larger, more troubling trend toward declining big-box retail in Riverhead.  (more…)

10/29/18 7:00pm
10/29/2018 7:00 PM

My name is Tanya McDowell. I have been with CJ’s American Grill for just a little over two years now. I am here as the manager of the restaurant.

If you come in in the morning, you have to prep, cut your fruits and vegetables, make your iced tea. We order our linens. We have to set up the dining room, set up for dinner. We greet the customers. There’s scheduling, a lot of that I have to do. I have to take inventory too. If we’re running low on something you have to put it down to be ordered for the next day. We also sit down with the chef and find out what we’d like to have for that day.  READ

10/22/18 5:55am

Strong’s Yacht Center has submitted a site plan application for the construction of two buildings for boat storage, one at 52,500 square feet and the other at 49,000 square feet.

The proposed buildings would be in addition to 69,245 square feet of existing buildings on 32.6 acres of split Marine II and R-80 zones on West Mill Road in Mattituck. READ

10/19/18 5:55am
10/19/2018 5:55 AM

Emily Anne McDonald, MD earned a medical degree from SUNY/Downstate College of Medicine three years ago. Before she could complete her first year of residency, however, she decided to quit.

That may sound crazy to some, but to her, it made complete sense.

Instead, Ms. McDonald plans to open Chrysalis Holistic Healing in Cutchogue next week, a space focused on connecting the physical aspects of the body with the mind, heart and spirit. READ