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Court throws out legislative candidate’s petitions, citing ‘false and fraudulent statements’

A Suffolk County trial court judge has thrown out county legislative candidate Greg Williams' designating petition, ruling that signatures on his petition were not properly witnessed.

Former Southold trustee enters legislative race, forcing Republican primary election

The Republican nominee in the First Legislative District will be picked by voters in a party primary election June 27, after a second candidate enters the race, challenging the party leaders' pick.

Riverhead Democrats announce 2023 slate, led by supervisor candidate Angela DeVito

The Democrats tapped Angela DeVito for supervisor, Andrew Leven and Rene Suprina for council, Josephine Makowski for clerk and incumbent Justice Lori Hulse.

Former Riverhead Councilwoman Catherine Kent announces run for First Legislative District

The First Legislative District race looks to be a battle between two women named Catherine. Former Riverhead Council Member Catherine Kent has announced her candidacy for the seat being vacated by Legis. Al Krupski. She will face longtime Krupski aide Catherine Stark.

Republicans set to tap Krupski aide Catherine Stark to succeed him in First Legislative District

Catherine Stark, longtime aide to Legislator Al Krupski, is seeking the Republican nomination to succeed him in office. She has the backing of Republican Party leaders. Photo: Denise Civiletti

Republicans pick their slate for town offices

The Riverhead Republican Committee has picked its slate of candidates in this year’s local election, tapping Council Member Tim Hubbard for town supervisor, Joann Waski and Denise Merrifield for council, James Wooten for town clerk and incumbents for re-election to the positions of tax assessor, tax receiver and town justice.

Legislator Al Krupski stepping aside to run for Southold Town supervisor

County Legislator Al Krupski will not seek election to a sixth term of office this year and instead will run for Southold Town supervisor.

Candidates interview for Riverhead GOP nod: Hubbard for supervisor, Connelly, Waski and Merrifield for council, Wooten and Tucci for clerk

Council Member Tim Hubbard is running for town supervisor. Frank Beyrodt won't seek re-election. Riverhead Board of Education President Brian Connelly and Planning Board Chairperson Joann Waski screened for the two open council seats. Former council member James Wooten and Diane Tucci screened for town clerk.

Riverhead supervisor bows out: Aguiar announces she will not seek a third term of office

Riverhead Supervisor announced Friday night she will not seek a third term of office.

Incumbent Town Board members mum on whether they’ll seek re-election this year

The three members of the Riverhead Town Board whose terms expire at the end of this year will not say whether or not they'll seek re-election.