As the warm weather retreats, so do many of the customers of East End businesses that offer locally made products. But sales for some of these companies may taper off less than usual this season with the addition of the new Long Island Welcome Center in Dix Hills, where a Taste NY market is selling local food and goods in an effort to promote tourism.
One lucky Bapa Card and Gift customer will be going home with a big pay day. READ
Senior Helpers, a new caretaker business in Jamesport that assists elderly residents, wasn’t due to open until the middle of this month, co-owner Jennie Holman said.
But two weeks ago, she and her business partner, Erwin Gruber, were on a conference call at the office when a woman walked into the building. READ
New York State played Santa Claus for local municipalities and developers Thursday, doling out $62 million in grant money on Long Island, with the Riverhead, Southold and Riverside communities all on the receiving end. READ
The third time will not be the charm for Pizza Hut in Riverhead.
The former Sears property in downtown Riverhead could be developed with a five-story, 170-unit apartment complex that would feature a mix of affordable and market-rate rentals. READ
An investigation by a civil rights organization revealed discriminatory lending practices by Ulster Savings Bank, an upstate company that has an office in Riverhead, according to a lawsuit filed last month in federal court.
After nearly a year of planning, construction and delays, Fiesta Mexicana restaurant in Wading River will open Thursday, Dec. 1.
The business is owned and operated by the Ramirez family, who owns a series of Fiesta Mexicanas across the country, including California, Texas and North Carolina.