The 15th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade kicks off Saturday, March 9, at 2 p.m. hosted by the North Fork Chamber of Commerce and Cutchogue Fire Department.
The parade will kick off from the stoplight at Cox Lane, then head west on Route 25, ending at Cases Lane in Cutchogue. Main Road will be closed to traffic from 2 to 3 p.m. READ
The Suffolk County Comptroller’s Office has a three-person enforcement unit that’s going after businesses, including short-term rentals, that may be avoiding paying the county’s three-percent hotel/motel tax.
Since the group has started enforcing, over $254,000 has been levied in penalties and interest payments, according to Comptroller John Kennedy, who spoke before a joint meeting of North Fork chambers of commerce Wednesday night in Riverhead. READ
Attorney Christopher Worth, of The Law Office of Christopher Worth in Riverhead, addressed the Chamber of Commerce Thursday. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)
Though President Obama’s executive actions on immigration reform have stalled in federal court, the policies’ potential impacts on the local level is still much on the minds of some business owners.
Immigration attorney Christopher Worth, who has offices on East Main Street in Riverhead, tried to respond to concerns during a Thursday morning Chamber of Commerce event in Riverhead called Eggs and Issues.