02/19/15 10:24am
Town Board members took John Cahill (center) of The Pataki-Cahill Group on a tour of EPCAL Tuesday morning. 'There's tremendous infrastructure on the site,' Mr. Cahill said. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Town Board members took John Cahill (center) of The Pataki-Cahill Group on a tour of EPCAL in December. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

A divided Riverhead Town Board held off Wednesday on voting to authorize an agreement with Pataki-Cahill Group, a consulting firm headed by former Governor George Pataki, to market the Enterprise Park at Calverton.

The board voted 3-2 to table the resolution, with the board majority saying they wanted to discuss it further.  (more…)

02/18/15 5:30pm
02/18/2015 5:30 PM

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The Riverhead Town Board tabled a vote tonight on approving an agreement with the Pataki-Cahill Group, a “specialized business development firm” headed by former Gov. George Pataki.

The firm would be hired through a professional services contract — meaning no bid would be required — to market property at Enterprise Park at Calverton. (more…)

02/18/15 12:04pm
Town Supervisor Sean Walter and Town Board members George Gabrielsen and Jodi Giglio at a board work session last March. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Town Supervisor Sean Walter and Town Board members George Gabrielsen and Jodi Giglio at a board work session last March. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Riverhead Town councilwoman Jodi Giglio has her sights aimed at the supervisor seat.

Ms. Giglio, who told The News Review in January she was “considering screening” for the position, said she will indeed screen for the supervisor seat currently held by fellow Republican Sean Walter.  (more…)

02/13/15 3:14pm
02/13/2015 3:14 PM

Longtime Riverhead Town Justice Richard Ehlers will not be seeking re-election this fall.

Mr. Ehlers, who has been in office for 28 years, said he told his staff of his decision to not seek reelection on Tuesday and then notified the Riverhead Republican Committee at their meeting on Wednesday night. (more…)

02/12/15 5:59am
The entrance to Riverhead Town Justice Court. (Credit: Paul Squire, file)

The entrance to Riverhead Town Justice Court. (Credit: Paul Squire, file)

Conditions at the Riverhead Justice Court might not be all that just.

A lawsuit filed last week by the Suffolk County Legal Aid Society seeks to shift all criminal arraignments for people arrested in Riverhead — as well as several other East End municipalities — to 1st District Court in Central Islip, claiming the local justice courts lack adequate conference space where attorneys can meet privately with their clients, as required by the Constitution.  (more…)