Wastewater upgrades, funded partly by the Suffolk County Water Quality Protection and Restoration Program, are coming to Reeves Beach in Riverhead.
An introductory resolution authorizing the project passed during a Suffolk County Environment, Planning and Agriculture Committee meeting Monday and will head to the county legislature at the general meeting next week. READ
Residents of Lewis Street will be tasked with deciding whether to permanently rename their road in honor of Tech. Sgt. Dashan Briggs. READ
The Southampton Housing Authority is planning to build five new affordable homes for first-time homeowners in Riverside, according to Curtis Highsmith Jr., its executive director.
The plan is to build three new homes on Vail Avenue and two on Old Quogue Road on land acquired from Suffolk County several years ago. READ
The Riverhead Town Board is planning to implement a new tick prevention program among its employees this fall.
Discussed at a work session last week, the pilot program would be led by members of the Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center at Stony Brook-Southampton Hospital. It would be the first town on Long Island to participate in such a program. READ
The Shoreham man who has been fighting to remain in the running for the Sept. 13 Republican primary is back on the ballot.
The state Appellate Division Second Judicial Department ruled in favor of Mike Yacubich Friday, according to his lawyer Gary Donoyan. The Appellate Division overruled a state Supreme Court judge who upheld a Suffolk Board of Elections ruling knocking Mr. Yacubich off the ballot.
Citing impacts on traffic and town resources, the Riverhead Town Board is considering a code change that would reshape how special event applications are handled. READ
Mike Yacubich’s chances of getting on the Sept. 13 Republican primary ballot took another hit Monday when state Supreme Court Judge John Leo ruled against him and in support of the Suffolk County Board of Election’s earlier ruling knocking him off the ballot.
But Mr. Yacubich, an accountant, former Shoreham-Wading River school board member and current Rocky Point fire chief, plans to keep fighting and has decided to appeal the decision to the state’s Appellate Division, according to his attorney, Gary Donoyan. READ
There will be no proposition on the November ballot asking Riverhead Town residents if they want to extend the term of the town supervisor from two years to four years. READ