Supervisor Sean Walter and councilman George Gabrielsen at a recent town board work session. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
The lights have been dimmed, but they’re not being turned off.
At least, not yet.
Plans to build at least one peaker plant at the Enterprise Park at Calverton — to produce energy that would be sold to the Long Island Power Authority — are now on hold. But much remains in motion while LIPA decides whether renewable energy projects at the Calverton site are worthwhile, a decision that will affect Riverhead taxpayers directly, since balancing next year’s budget hinges, in part, on lease agreements with private power vendors at EPCAL. (more…)
Danielle Sessa (fifth from right) cut the ribbon with family and town officials Monday afternoon to The Birchwood of Polish Town. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
The Birchwood of Polish Town has got its sparkle back.
Danielle Sessa of Calverton, the new owner of the Polish Town restaurant and catering hall, joined her family and town officials in a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday to celebrate the reopening of the Birchwood. (more…)
Riverhead Chamber of Commerce 2014 award recipients (from left) Joe Gergela, Dan Burke, Greg Martin, brothers Bob and Scott Gammon, Nancy and Keith Kouris, Verna Campbell and Carl James. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
Business was good for these folks in 2014.
The Riverhead Chamber of Commerce announced its annual award recipients on Monday, and will honor the group at its yearly ceremony in December. (more…)
Looking for work, or know someone who is?
Times/Review classifieds offers local companies a place to advertise their job openings each week, and this week close to 40 positions are available from a bookkeeper, to an engineer, to restaurant positions.
And for anyone interested in submitting a classified ad, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Check out the listings below: (more…)
Riverhead Farmers Market organizer Holly Browder and Riverhead BID president Ray Pickersgill. Credit: Vera Chinese, file)
The indoor Riverhead Farmers Market, one of the few weekly East End markets open through winter, will be open an extra day per week starting Nov. 16.
Read more details on northforker.com
More than 50 people rallied at Riverhead Town Hall Saturday to support bring Verizon FiOS to Riverhead. (Cyndi Murray photo)
Although Verizon officials have already said they won’t be bringing their FiOS service to Riverhead, more than 50 people rallied at Town Hall Saturday morning in hopes of getting the company to change its mind. (more…)
Harry Singh, the president of Bolla Oil Corporation, speaks at Thursday’s Planning Board meeting. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
A Garden City-based oil company is considering moving its headquarters to Calverton in the next few years, its president said at a Riverhead Town Planning Board meeting Thursday night.
And he’s not talking about the Enterprise Park at Calverton, where Riverhead Town officials have been trying to lure energy companies. He’s talking about Edwards Avenue. (more…)
Empire State Cellars will close at the end of the year. (Credit: Vera Chinese)
After opening up shop in Tanger Outlets in Riverhead three years ago, Empire State Cellars — which eventually became the retail location for Peconic Bay Winery and sold exclusively New York State-manufactured wine, beer and spirits — will close at the end of the year. (more…)