Brixmor Property Group received two final approvals Thursday from the Riverhead Town Planning Board, paving the way for 120,450 square feet of additional retail construction at the 41.55-acre Route 58 shopping center currently occupied only by Costco Warehouse.
At its Monday meeting, members of the Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association briefly discussed a proposal to temporarily convert an overgrown lot behind Marta’s Deli on Riverleigh Avenue into a soccer field. FRNCA president Ron Fisher said Southampton Town recently spent $22,000 to clean up the site and hoped to see it used for athletics. READ
A third co-conspirator has pleaded guilty in the prescription pill ring that previously led to the convictions of a local physician assistant and a Southampton Town Councilman.
Andrzej Pyclik, 37, of Hampton Bays entered a plea of guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute oxycodone at a Feb. 14 court appearance in the Eastern District Court of New York, according to federal court records.
Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman is seeking feedback from Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association members regarding a proposal to decorate the Big Duck for various holidays. Currently, the Flanders structure is only adorned for Christmas during an annual lighting ceremony. READ
A former potato farm on Sound Avenue has been proposed as the site of Long Island’s first “farm to pint” brewery, with most ingredients used in the beer-making process to be grown on site.
The project, which has been dubbed Jamesport Farm Brewery and calls for the creation of a brewery and tasting room in an existing 3,200-square-foot barn, is located on 43 acres on the southern side of Sound Avenue, between Manor and Herricks lanes in Jamesport.