The people who will attend the proposed Riverhead Islamic Center on Harrison Avenue, across from Riverhead High School, currently pray in a rented building next to the Loose Caboose on Railroad Avenue, according to Dr. Mahmood Afghani, who has worked at Peconic Bay Medical Center for about six years and is part of the group proposing the center. READ
The Riverhead Town Board agreed that the annual Cardboard Boat Race will not take place on June 26 — its originally scheduled date — at its work session Thursday. READ
The last time the Flanders-Riverside area had a carnival was during the 2014 Riverhead Country Fair, when rides were set up on Southampton Town parkland adjacent to the Riverside traffic circle.
Farm Country Kitchen, which has been involved in legal battles with Riverhead Town since 2011, moved a few steps closer to legalizing its West Main Street operation in the eyes of the town Thursday night.
A local restaurant applying for a liquor license may not be a big deal for most people.
But for Dawn Gilliam, it brings back nightmares. READ
Luminati Aerospace isn’t just building unmanned aerial vehicles at the Enterprise Park at Calverton. The company is also building an amphibious aircraft.
A Calverton property owner long been mired in litigation with the Town of Riverhead has introduced a new proposal for his land on Route 25.
Builder Vincent DiCanio said he is now looking to build a 135-unit assisted living facility at his Calverton Manor property across from Splish Splash, where past proposals have included a 120,000-square-foot “big box” shopping center, a YMCA, retail stores, apartments and mi. READ
The Riverhead Town Board may reschedule the annual Cardboard Boat Race from June 26 to July 31 because the water is expected to be low tide on the original race date. READ