Calverton Hills homeowners are suing Suffolk County in federal court over the need for a new sewage treatment plant that could cost about $7 million, landlords say.
The suit, filed June 30 in U.S. District Court, asks for a judgment that declares Suffolk County the owner of the Calverton Hills property and its sewage treatment facility, according to court papers.
Riverhead Town is seeking up to $200,000 in federal Community Development Block Grants for 2018, and a number of nonprofit agencies that rely on those funds to help the needy locally are hoping to get a portion of it.
The Riverhead Town Planning Board appears set to approve Riverhead Ciderhouse’s amended site plan application, with one exception: It will not permit outdoor music. READ
With just over two weeks until Election Day, Riverhead Town Councilman John Dunleavy has not given up on a campaign for the town supervisor spot. READ
Longtime state Assemblyman Fred Thiele (I-Sag Harbor) has decided against a bid to challenge incumbent 1st District Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin of Shirley in 2018. READ
The racist Facebook rant posted late Sunday by Dianne Kozakiewicz sparked a renewed dialogue about race relations in Riverhead Town, where about 20 people, mostly African-American, spoke Monday night at the town’s Anti-Bias Task Force meeting.
Riverhead Town officials are exploring the possibility of establishing a Payment in Lieu of Parking Program — or PILOPP —as a way to create more parking.
Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday told the U.S. Secretary of Commerce that the state will sue the Department of Commerce and fishery regulatory bodies if changes aren’t made to the fluke quota, which he says hurt New York’s economy and commercial fishing families.