Riverhead Industrial Development Agency member Larry Simms commuted to Monday’s IDA meeting — from Pennsylvania.
Mr. Simms recently sold his home in South Jamesport, where he was registered to vote in Riverhead Town, and moved to Pittsburgh, Pa. READ
Michael Yacubich of Shoreham, who is seeking to run a primary against state Assemblyman Anthony Palumbo for the Republican line, had his petitions invalidated by the Suffolk County Board of Elections. READ
Calverton Aviation & Technology has responded to a 4 p.m. deadline imposed by Riverhead Town to notify officials whether it would submit additional financial information in regard to its proposal to purchase 1,640 acres of town-owned land at Enterprise Park at Calverton, according to Riverhead Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith and Stuart Bienenstock of Triple Five, the majority owner of CAT. READ
Members of the Green Party in Suffolk County say that Republicans have hijacked their line on the November ballot for three countywide judge positions.
Green Party members say they were told that petition carriers were helping the Green Party’s judge candidates get on the ballot. READ
A proposed mosque on Harrison Avenue drew support from local Muslims who packed a Riverhead Town Planning Board meeting Thursday night. (more…)
There’s a battle going on in the water.
In one corner, there are shellfish, particularly oysters, which many say have been making a comeback in large part due to Suffolk County’s 10-year-old aquaculture lease program, which rents underwater land in Peconic and Gardiners bays to shellfish growers.
At Bright & Early Discoveries day care on Northville Turnpike in Riverhead, Wednesday is wildlife day.
While some may feel that every day with young children is wildlife day, this is different. READ
The Riverhead railroad station got a makeover this week, courtesy of about 70 people — many of whom volunteered to help with planting new native plants and wild flowers at the station and cleaning up the area. (more…)