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02/10/18 3:00pm
02/10/2018 3:00 PM

New York State highway crews will remove the remaining ‘I ♥ NY’ signs throughout the state in the face of losing a reported $14 million in federal funding.

The ones in Orient were removed in July 2016, shortly after they first went up, after an outcry from state and local officials. One, smaller one, remains in Riverhead on the Long Island Expressway. READ

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02/08/18 5:59am
02/08/2018 5:59 AM

The owners of the John Wesley Village III senior apartment complex are seeking Riverhead Industrial Development tax breaks to rehabilitate 92 affordable apartments that were built in 2003.

But a frequent critic of the IDA says the proposal doesn’t create any new permanent jobs, which is one of the criteria for IDA assistance, and doesn’t propose any new structures. He questioned why it’s even being considered for IDA assistance.  READ

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02/07/18 6:00am

Newly proposed legislation would pave the way to allow East End towns to establish a fund that would assist first-time homebuyers with up to half of the purchase price.  READ