At its work session on Thursday, the Riverhead Town Board is expected to discuss Southampton Town’s request that Riverhead reserve 30,000 gallons per day of sewer district capacity for Riverside, the Southampton Town hamlet to the immediate south of Riverhead. READ
On Tuesday, movie theaters came one step closer to coming to Riverhead when the Town Board adopted three zoning amendments aimed at permitting them on Route 58.
Improved rail service on the East End will be the topic of an upcoming meeting between town and village officials and representatives from the Long Island Rail Road, according to South Fork Assemblyman Fred Thiele. READ
Long before there was Riverside Rediscovered, there was Dede Gotthelf.
The Southampton Inn owner and developer was one of the first — and last — developers in recent years to propose a major project in the hamlet of Riverside, which census figures indicate is among Suffolk County’s most economically distressed hamlets. READ
Back in September, a group of state, county and local officials, along with some Suffolk Community College cheerleaders and their “Shark” mascot, gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony in front of a sign that read: “The Future Home of the Eastern Campus Health & Wellness Center.” READ
The people who will attend the proposed Riverhead Islamic Center on Harrison Avenue, across from Riverhead High School, currently pray in a rented building next to the Loose Caboose on Railroad Avenue, according to Dr. Mahmood Afghani, who has worked at Peconic Bay Medical Center for about six years and is part of the group proposing the center. READ
The Riverhead Town Board agreed that the annual Cardboard Boat Race will not take place on June 26 — its originally scheduled date — at its work session Thursday. READ
Farm Country Kitchen, which has been involved in legal battles with Riverhead Town since 2011, moved a few steps closer to legalizing its West Main Street operation in the eyes of the town Thursday night.