Farm Country Kitchen was granted a one-year extension last Thursday of a zoning variance it previously received from the Riverhead Zoning Board of Appeals allowing an off-site parking lot that’s more that twice as far from the riverfront business as zoning permits.
Suffolk County lawmakers are urging the passage of state legislation that would permit development for agricultural uses on protected farmland.
The event featured jousting, snakes, archery and everything Middle Ages. But it lacked one critical component to operate: a special event permit. READ
Southampton Town police arrested a Port Jefferson man for driving while intoxicated in Riverside last Sunday. READ
A man who suffered leg and arm injuries in a dirt bike accident Saturday afternoon was airlifted to Stony Brook University Medical Center, according to Riverhead Town police. READ
A Riverhead man was arrested Sunday on a drunken-driving charge, according to a police report.
The man accused of firing the fatal bullet in the 2013 Flanders home invasion that led to the death of Demitri Hampton attempt to retract his plea agreement at his sentencing Friday in a wild turn of events that saw him have to be removed from the courtroom. READ
Plans for a multiplex movie theater at the former Walmart property on Route 58 took a step forward Thursday night after the Riverhead Zoning Board of Appeals approved a number of variances, including one that will allow the building to be slightly taller than the zoning permits.