The Riverhead Town Board voted 3-2 to authorize the sale of the Second Street firehouse to Suffolk Theater owner Bob Castaldi for up to $500,000 at its work session on Thursday.
Councilwoman Jodi Giglio and Councilman John Dunleavy opposed the measure. They argued the building should be appraised first. The last appraisal was in 2009. They also said the building and its parking lot (which is not being sold at this time) were worth $1.8 million, although that took into account different zoning for the property. (more…)
PAUL SQUIRE PHOTO | Cutchogue firefighters march past the Jamesport Fire Department carnival.
Hundreds crowded along Main Road Wednesday evening to watch the annual Jamesport Fire Department parade.
The parade, part of the department’s yearly carnival, featured firefighters and ambulance volunteers from across the North Fork, including departments from Riverhead, Southold, Greenport, Flanders, and Wading River.
The carnival, which offers rides, games, and fried Oreo cookies, will be open through Saturday, concluding with a grand finale fireworks display.