Peconic Bay Medical Center is seeking approvals from the state Health Department to become a trauma center for the East End, a designation that would allow patients typically transported to Stony Brook University Medical Center to be treated in Riverhead instead.
Eugene Lafurno at Wednesday night’s public hearing in Town Hall. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
A public hearing over whether or not a Baiting Hollow man’s home addition is safe turned into a colorful hour-long give-and-take between the property owner and the Town Board.
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…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
Credit: Barbaraellen Koch
The Riverhead Town Board discussed Nile Rodgers Productions’s proposed two day “Freak Out Let’s Dance” music festival on Martha Clara on Aug. 4 and 5 at its work session Thursday and vowed to quickly approve the needed permits. (more…)
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…)