Several speakers urged the Town Board not to give the eastern portion of Riverside Drive over to Suffolk County, which wants to tear up the pavement and reseed the road, which cuts through the county’s Indian Island Golf Course. READ
Many people probably don’t realize Riverside Drive continues east of its intersection with County Road 105 and turns into a bumpy road with broken pavement and lots of misfired golf balls on the Indian Island golf course. READ
In the mid-1980s when brown tide first struck the Peconic Bay — devastating the local shellfish industry in the process — people needed a bad guy, according to Kevin McDonald of the Nature Conservancy. (more…)
It’s a project that’s been talked about since the 1980s, planned for since 2004, and is anticipated to actually happen something in 2016.
Soon, treated effluent from the Riverhead Sewer Plant will be re-used to irrigate the adjacent Indian Island Golf Course, which is owned by Suffolk County. (more…)