12/27/15 9:00am
12/27/2015 9:00 AM

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An oil company’s proposal to switch two of the tanks at its Northville location from oil to gasoline storage had a rocky ride in 2015.

Met with almost unanimous opposition from speakers at a public hearing in March, United Riverhead Terminal later withdrew its proposal for the plan. READ

09/18/15 6:37am
09/18/2015 6:37 AM

IMG_2171_webSpace for both tent and RV camping. An equestrian center. Picnic areas. Restored tennis courts. A store selling firewood and ice.

These are all potential components of the North Fork Preserve under A conceptual site plan discussed at a public meeting Thursday held by the committee responsible for the planning of the 311-acre park, which was bought largely by Suffolk County from private hands in 2012. READ

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08/31/15 12:00pm
08/31/2015 12:00 PM

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What’s the plan for Hallock State Park, the 314-acre property north of Sound Avenue in Northville that was purchased by New York State from KeySpan Energy for $16 million more than 15 years ago?

It will be a passive recreation park, with extensive trails, a visitor’s center, and some picnic tables, according to Greg Greene and Nancy Lenz of Cashing Associates, which is working on the plan for the state. There also will be limited horse riding on the site, which is already occurring.  READ

05/21/15 7:46am
05/21/2015 7:46 AM
URT owner John Catsimitedes

URT owner John Catsimitedes

United Riverhead Terminal owner John Catsimatidis and vice chair Nelson Happy said there are several large projects they are considering in Riverhead Town, but they also said “a pro business environment is very helpful” for those projects to move forward. (more…)