A proposed medical building with two apartments gained support from local civic leaders during a public hearing before the Southampton Town Planning Board last Thursday.
An application called 20 Riverleigh LLC, submitted by builder Paul Pawlowski of Mattituck, calls for demolition of the former Riverboat Diner building at the traffic circle in Riverside and construction of an 8,000-square-foot, two-story medical building that will also have two apartments.
Local residents urged the Riverhead Town Planning Board to reject Riverhead Ciderhouse’s application to amend its site plan Thursday night and said the business has consistently built extensions and alterations without town approval and has violated covenants it agreed to.
A retaining wall similar to Peconic Bay Medical Center is now being proposed to keep cars from hitting the former Pizza Hut building across the traffic circle from the hospital. READ
Popeyes is a step closer to coming to Route 58 following a public hearing Thursday night before the Riverhead Town Planning Board. READ
Ulta Beauty, Marshalls Home Goods and a pet supply store may be coming to Route 58 in Riverhead.
The people who will attend the proposed Riverhead Islamic Center on Harrison Avenue, across from Riverhead High School, currently pray in a rented building next to the Loose Caboose on Railroad Avenue, according to Dr. Mahmood Afghani, who has worked at Peconic Bay Medical Center for about six years and is part of the group proposing the center. READ
While the Riverhead Town Board didn’t vote on the permit for Nile Rodgers’ proposed “Freak Out” Festival at its meeting Tuesday, board members said they do favor the event and are just awaiting a planning document to be completed before voting for it.
The Riverhead Town Board is expected to vote on a shakeup of the town’s Planning Board at its final meeting of 2015 on Dec. 31. READ