A couple crosses W. Main St. on Monday afternoon in front of Farm Country Kitchen. (Credit: Joseph Pinciaro)
Backing out of their parking spaces on West Main Street can get tricky for some Farm Country Kitchen customers.
In fact, according to one Planning Board member, parking has become so dangerous there that he’d feel guilty if someone got injured while cars try to maneuver around one another at the popular eatery — which he feels is bound to happen if nothing changes.
So, the Planning Board is moving to change it. (more…)
A 7,200 sf retail building is proposed for this grass lot in Applebee’s parking on Rt 58
Some developers along Route 58 have been looking to put development in the parking lots of existing development.
The latest example is the Applebee’s shopping center, where the property owners are seeking site plan approval to locate a new 7,200-square-foot retail center on a grass “pad” in the eastern parking lot of Applebee’s, the 5,400-square-foot restaurant which was built in 1999.
The site plan approval for Applebee’s in 1999 actually designated the pad, which is surrounded by parking, for additional stores. (more…)
William Duffy. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
Bill Duffy may have left his position as a deputy town attorney in Riverhead last month to become the Southold Town Attorney. But that doesn’t mean he’s done consulting for the town. (more…)
The view from the western runway at EPCAL last October. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
Attorneys for Riverhead acknowledged to the the town’s Planning Board this week that it could reject a subdivision map for town-owned land at the Enterprise Park at Calverton.
But the hope, the attorneys said, is that the Planning Board approves the map. (more…)
A doggie daycare facility, a plan to sell cars from a former batting cage site and a newly constructed restaurant at a shopping center in Wading River all received approvals from the Riverhead Town Planning Board Thursday night. (more…)
Having just waved goodbye to a farmer from the Riverhead Town Planning Board, the Town Board is now discussing ways to put a farmer back on it, possibly by expanding the board to six members.
If they did that, they’d also how to figure out how to break tie votes, since most boards have an odd number of members. (more…)
Farmer Lyle Wells at a Town Board meeting in 2011. (Credit: News-Review file)
The Riverhead Town Board has fired longtime Planning Board member Lyle Wells from the post he’s held since 2002.
During its 2015 organizational meeting Tuesday, the Town Board appointed George Nunnaro, owner of gam company Prest-O-Peconic and Service in Riverhead, to the position instead of Mr. Wells.
Councilwoman Jodi Giglio said of Mr. Nunnaro: “He has a background in real estate and a familiarity with the town.”
Mr. Nunnaro is also a former member of the town’s Empire Development Zone at the Enterprise Park at Calverton.
Harry Singh, the president of Bolla Oil Corporation, speaks at Thursday’s Planning Board meeting. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
A Garden City-based oil company is considering moving its headquarters to Calverton in the next few years, its president said at a Riverhead Town Planning Board meeting Thursday night.
And he’s not talking about the Enterprise Park at Calverton, where Riverhead Town officials have been trying to lure energy companies. He’s talking about Edwards Avenue. (more…)