Reeve's Beach
Reeve’s Beach, Riverhead

Riverhead Town is celebrating its 225th anniversary in 2017, and the town is seeking a logo for the festivities that “creatively celebrates Riverhead Town.”

Applications for the logo are due June 30, 2016. The contest is open to everyone, regardless of age or whether they are Riverhead residents.

Artists may submit up to two entries, and must complete an entry form and release for each entry, and preference will be given to designs that work well in different formats, including publications, signs, website and on promotional items and in black and white printing. The town is suggesting the design use no more than four colors.

Sketches, drawings, paintings and electronic entries in EPS, JPG or PDF formats will be accepted, but print submissions should be no larger than 8.5 by 11 inches and should be on a sturdy surface such as Bristol board. The artist’s name should be on the back of each entry, and the town is encouraging artists to provide a brief explanation of the design.

Applications may be submitted by mail to Councilman Tim Hubbard, Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Ave. Riverhead, NY 11901

For more information, contact Laura Jens-Smith at The full application is online here.


Beth Young
Beth Young is an award-winning local journalist who has been covering the East End since the 1990s. She began her career at the Sag Harbor Express and, after receiving her Masters from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, has reported for the Southampton Press, the East Hampton Press and the Times/Review Media Group. She founded the East End Beacon website in 2013, and a print edition in 2017. Beth was born and raised on the North Fork. In her spare time, she tinkers with bicycles, tries not to drown in the Peconic Bay and hopes to grow the perfect tomato. You can send her a message at

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