Katie, winner of the 2016 James Murphy Cub Reporter of the Year award from the L.I. Press Club, is a reporter, editor and web developer for the LOCAL news websites. A Riverhead native, she is a 2014 graduate of Stony Brook University. Email Katie
The House Committee on Natural Resources held a hearing in Riverhead to discuss the federal policies that currently regulate the region’s fishing grounds, arguing that they are based on “a lack of science” – and that those policies are threatening local economies across the East Coast.
With many dressed in traditional Indian garb, guests last night enjoyed a lavish spread of ethnic foods and live music by a Bollywood celebrity band in a ballroom awash in thousands of colorful lights.
Dog lovers and the dogs they love got together for a special Halloween festival today in Mattituck, where Canine Companions for Independence hosted a free event with live music, food and merchandise vendors and a doggie costume contest.