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Denise Civiletti

Denise Civiletti
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Denise is a veteran local reporter and editor, an attorney and former Riverhead Town councilwoman. Her work has been recognized with numerous awards, including a “writer of the year” award from the N.Y. Press Association in 2015. She is a founder, owner and co-publisher of this website.

Capital One files application with federal regulators to establish new branch on Main Road in Mattituck

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Capital One Bank has made official its plans to establish a branch in the new building on Main Road in Mattituck that was originally slated to house a Hudson City Savings Bank branch.

Southold man airlifted after dirt bike accident

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A 46-year-old Southold man was airlifted to Stony Brook following a dirt bike accident on Main Bayview Road last night, Southold Town Police said in a press release.

In the Kitchen: Summer sweet corn and avacado salad

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Corn can still be a fun food even if it's cut from cob.

Citing increased risks, State Legislature passes bill providing disability benefits for volunteer firefighters with cancer

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Firefighters have increased cancer rates due to carcinogenic substances that burn during interior fires, according to studies cited by the legislature.

Road work today: Sound Avenue in Mattituck closed for paving

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Sound Avenue in Mattituck is closed to traffic in both directions today between Bergen Avenue and Cox Neck Road for paving work by the Southold Town Highway Department.

Luminati CEO declares former Grumman Plant Six ‘operational’ at public ceremony

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The Calverton aerospace start-up announced commencement of operations at a public event Friday, in the absence of its previously heralded 'dream team' or the 'Team Stratos' it promised to introduce.

Denise Civiletti: Reflections on the 50th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision on interracial marriage

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Richard and Mildred Loving were convicted of felonies for violating Virginia's Racial Integrity Act. In 1967 the U.S. Supreme Court in a unanimous decision invalidated laws banning interracial marriage.

TV show seeks pregnant couples to film birthing class for TLC

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Producers of a television show for The Learning Channel are looking for pregnant couples in their late 20s, 30s and 40s for a show about childbirth that will be filming in the Riverhead area next Sunday.

In solemn memorial service, Greenport remembers fallen heroes

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Greenport Fire Department conducted its annual memorial service Sunday morning, with a special tribute to the two young firefighters who were killed in the line of duty 40 years ago.

Former Greenport school superintendent charged with felony DWI

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Former Greenport schools superintendent Charles E. Kozora, 69, of Placida, Florida was arrested on a felony driving while intoxicated charge in Greenport last night, Southold Town Police said in a press release.