Riverhead Town is abandoning its plans to create an energy park at the Enterprise Park in Calverton as it looks to sell 633 acres it owns on the property to a private developer.
In 2014, the Town Board agreed to set aside 94 acres on the site’s southwest corner as land it could rent to energy-generating facilities.
Driving along River Road in Calverton, it’s difficult to distinguish what lies behind the woods lining Grumman Memorial Park. But if motorists were to slow down and look more closely, they’d notice a handful of white marble headstones.
More animals housed at Kent Animal Shelter found homes last year than ever before. READ
A motorcyclist was injured in a crash at the intersection of Twomey Avenue and Manor Road in Calverton Thursday evening after the driver of a Toyota Camry failed to stop at the intersection and struck him, Riverhead Town police said. READ
Throughout the years, Melissa Haupt has made a point of permanently displaying her students’ artwork on the walls of Riley Avenue Elementary School.
Upon entering the Calverton building, guests are greeted by mosaics depicting the four seasons and, in a nod to the Riverhead School District’s mascot, blue waves. A tree made from tiles that each child helped create adorns a space in the library, while large butterflies appear to fly up the walls near the courtyard.
An armed robbery was reported Sunday at a gas station in Calverton, according to a police press release.
Riverhead Town police have already arrested four individuals involved in the Thanksgiving Day trespassing incident at Splish Splash and a fifth has been identified. Now they’re asking for the public’s help to learn the identity of the final three suspects, who hopped a fence to the Calverton water park and filmed a BMX video on the slides. READ
When Larry Williams began working at Calverton National Cemetery, only a few hundred people were interred there. It was January 1979 and the cemetery had opened just months earlier.
Mr. Williams was 22 years old, fresh out of the Air Force and had been hired as a temporary caretaker.