Riverhead Town Justice Allen Smith will be an “honored guest” at the Suffolk County Bar Association’s Judiciary Night Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Watermille Caterers in Smithtown.
Judge Smith said he has been a bar association member for 50 years. (more…)
Back in 2016, the owners of the Brewster House in Flanders unveiled an $8 million plan to turn the nearly 140-year-old structure into a hotel with “less than 100 rooms,” a restaurant, a pool and an on-site sewage treatment plant. READ
The owners of the Calverton Manor property on the northwest corner of Route 25 and Manor Road are now hoping to build an approximately 110,000-square-foot assisted living center on 11 acres there. (more…)
A $20 million federal lawsuit claiming that the Riverhead School District discriminated against an African-American elementary school teacher by firing him after he was arrested for driving while intoxicated in 2012 has been dismissed.
Joe Johnson II, who had been a tenured fourth-grade teacher at Phillips Avenue Elementary School, was arrested by Southampton Village police in April 2012 and initially charged with criminal possession of a weapon and DWI. READ
Another large apartment complex on East Main Street is now headed for the review process, as Riverhead Town has scheduled two “scoping” sessions on its environmental impact for next month.
Listed officially listed as 203-213 East Main Street, the project location is better known locally as the former Sears site.
The applicant, Metro Group Properties, is proposing a five-story, 170-unit mixed use structure on land immediately west of the 116-unit Riverview Lofts development, another five-story mixed use structure that’s currently under construction. READ
A proposed Calverton retail development to be anchored by a Tractor Supply Company store will likely be built in phases, since the applicant doesn’t have any other tenants lined up yet, according to Riverhead Town officials.
New England Retail Properties Holdings received approval in July for a three-lot subdivision of the 51-acre site, a former sand mine owned by Calverton Industries and partially used by Sky Materials as a construction and demolition processing center. READ
Pauline Sandmann was a frequent site at meetings of the Mobile/Manufactured Homeowners Association of Suffolk, for which she served as president for several years. She was a regular participant at meetings of the Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association (FRNCA), Riverside Rediscovered and even the Riverhead Town Board, where she often got involved in mobile home issues.
Ms. Sandmann died suddenly on Feb. 17 of this year at her home in Riverside at the age of 87. (more…)
Old Quogue Road in Riverside will take on an additional name soon: Pastor Roy L. Pennon Sr. Way.
Until his death on Christmas Eve 2016, the Rev. Pennon had been pastor of Galilee Church of God in Christ on Old Quogue Road, which he founded in 1975. READ