As 22-mile-per-hour winds swirled around Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium, and the wind-chill factor made it feel like 12 degrees, the Riverhead Blue Waves huddled inside their locker room preparing for the Division II county championship against West Islip.
A calm silence fell over the group. READ
“No one is above the law — Trump is not above the law!”
The phrase echoed down East Main Street in Riverhead outside Congressman Lee Zeldin’s (R-Shirely) office, as about 40 protesters expressed frustrations with President Donald Trump’s decision to appoint Matthew Whitaker as U.S. attorney general. READ
North Fork residents who have long been frustrated over the constant helicopter noise overhead, particularly during summer months, will finally get their chance to vent to the Federal Aviation Administration. A public hearing is scheduled for Nov. 14 in Riverhead, following the bill passed in October that requires the FAA to reassess the North Shore Helicopter Route. READ
“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…)
The first nor’easter of the season brought moderate flooding to coastal areas across the North Fork Saturday. READ
The threat of rain Saturday morning has led to the annual Cardboard Boat Race to be postponed until Sunday, Aug. 26, according to Riverhead Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith. READ
A new business that’s taken over a vacant storefront in downtown Riverhead will challenge visitors with one not-so-simple task: escape from a locked room in under an hour. READ
Decked in a green cap and gown, Harry Ramos couldn’t hold back tears as he reminisced on his past four years at Bishop McGann-Mercy High School. READ
Four competitive cheerleading teams who train at North Fork Cheer in Cutchogue ended their season earlier this month by competing at the Cheer Power Battle of the States competition in Hersey, Penn. READ
Three Suffolk Times staffers will discuss their reporting on the 1966 disappearance of Cutchogue’s Louise Pietrewicz at a free event being hosted in Riverhead Thursday evening. READ