Ben Conard inside the kitchen at the business incubator in Calverton. (Credit: Krysten Massa)
Ben Conard, a 23-year-old entrepreneur, is creating a product at the Stony Brook University Incubator at Calverton that does more than taste good. His company, Five North Chocolate, produces sweets with a message that reaches far beyond Long Island. (more…)
The developers of a proposed addiction research and treatment center at the Enterprise Park at Calverton are seeking a 20-year payment in lieu of taxes agreement that would save the company an estimated $23 million in taxes over the length of the arrangement. READ
Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter indicated last week that Luminati Aerospace and United Riverhead Terminal would both be buyers of more than 1,700 acres of town land in Calverton. Originally, Luminati was the only proposed buyer. READ
A group called Calverton Distribution Rte 25 has withdrawn its request for Riverhead Industrial Development Agenda tax incentives on a new 45,000-square-foot PODS building that was already under construction on Route 25 in Calverton, according to IDA chairman Tom Cruso. READ
An employee at Peconic Propane was killed in an accident at the Calverton facility Tuesday afternoon when he was struck by a company vehicle driven by another employee, according to Riverhead Town police. READ
During a six-day operation that ended Thursday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers made 25 arrests, including one in Riverhead, according to an ICE press release.
An effort more than three years in the making to bring a memorial to Calverton in honor of Grumman test pilots Ralph “Dixie” Donnell and Charles “Buck” Wangeman is still underway and donations are being sought to help complete the process. READ
The developer of a new 45,212-square-foot PODS (Personal On Demand Storage) facility next to the Riverhead Charter School on Route 25 in Calverton is asking Riverhead’s Industrial Development Agency for tax incentives worth $628,188.