As the Riverhead Town Board gets closer to making a decision on Calverton Aviation and Technology’s proposal to buy 1,640 acres at the Enterprise Park at Calverton for $40 million, a group of civic and environmental organizations is urging them not to make that deal. READ
Long Island Sports Park received preliminary site plan approval from the Riverhead Town Planning Board last Thursday, and now needs only final site plan approval before its activities are officially legal. (more…)
For the second time in less than a year, Southampton Town has settled a discrimination lawsuit filed by a high-ranking female police officer. READ
Twin Fork Beer was awarded tax abatements by the Riverhead Industrial Development Agency Monday night for construction of an 11,480-square-foot building on two acres of vacant land on Raynor Avenue in Riverhead. READ
The former owners of two restaurants with checkered pasts are seeking to open a new restaurant in downtown Riverhead.
A corporation called Riverhead Cafe Inc. wants to open Gloria’s Cafe at 155 Griffing Ave. The State Liquor Authority’s advance notice to the local municipality describes the proposed venue as a restaurant with a full food menu, selling liquor, wine, beer and cider and having both live music and recorded music with DJs and karaoke.
The building is owned by Adajet Realty Corp., headed by Rosa Tejada, who is also listed as president of Riverhead Cafe Inc. READ
Southampton Town received $265,000 in federal Environmental Protection Agency grant money this week to help clean up nine specific areas in Riverside.
The funding, known as Brownfields Assessment Grants, included a community-wide petroleum grant of $174,500 and a community-wide hazardous substance grant of $90,500. READ
In a 3-2 vote split along party lines, the Riverhead Town Board voted Tuesday to close the qualified and eligible sponsor hearing for Calverton Aviation & Technology on Friday, May 4. (more…)
The former BJ Auto Parts building on East Main Street is slated to become a deli, a barbershop and an office.
The structure has been vacant for several years and Nigel Robert Williamson, a representative for the owner, JLL Properties Corp., says that upper East Main Street is largely commercial now, so the proposed uses will fit in with those surroundings. READ