01/07/16 6:00am
01/07/2016 6:00 AM

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It’s a tradition that dates back six decades. On Saturday nights in Riverhead, the roar of engines echoes throughout Route 58 as thousands gather at Long Island’s last remaining racetrack: Riverhead Raceway.

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01/04/16 10:26pm
01/04/2016 10:26 PM

Rendering of the Preston House with five story hotel, front view.

Without tax incentives from the Riverhead Industrial Development Agency, the Long lsland Aquarium in downtown Riverhead would pay close to $1 million a year in taxes and would not be able to stay open, according to Bryan DeLuca, the executive director of Atlantis Holdings, the company that owns the complex containing the aquarium, the Hyatt Place hotel, Treasure Cove Marina and Jerry and the Mermaid. READ

12/27/15 9:00am
12/27/2015 9:00 AM

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An oil company’s proposal to switch two of the tanks at its Northville location from oil to gasoline storage had a rocky ride in 2015.

Met with almost unanimous opposition from speakers at a public hearing in March, United Riverhead Terminal later withdrew its proposal for the plan. READ

12/17/15 6:00am
12/17/2015 6:00 AM

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A $10 million food processing facility is just one of about a dozen projects in the Riverhead area that will receive state grants as part of New York’s annual round of economic development funding.

North Harbor Trading Corporation, which is still in its infancy and was first announced publicly last week when the grants were awarded, received more funding than any other private project in Suffolk County. READ