A 1.4 megawatt fuel cell power plant is being proposed for a portion of the United Riverhead Terminal in Northville.
The fuel cell installation would “be used to generate clean, baseload electricity which will be used by PSEG-LI to feed the local electricity grid and by United Riverhead Terminal to utilize heat produced by the fuel cell to augment URT’s tank hearing system,” the application states.
Two years ago, Laura Jens-Smith ran for Riverhead Town Council. Now, she has her sights set on the supervisor’s office. READ
The Riverhead Town Board honored a group of local teenagers with a proclamation Wednesday after they gave a presentation about underage drinking.
Members of the Riverhead Youth Coalition administered a student survey last year and found six out of 10 Riverhead High School seniors reported drinking alcohol within the past 30 days.
The Riverhead Town Board is expected to grant preliminary site plan approval for Peconic Bay Medical Center’s $60 million proposed expansion at its Wednesday night meeting. READ
The Riverhead Town Police Department is purchasing a new dog to replace Vaki, who died in August at 8 years old.
Supervisor Sean Walter said the Riverhead Police Benevolent Association has worked with the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office to reimburse the town for the cost.
The Riverhead Town Board agrees that a proposed addiction treatment and research facility is a noble cause. But what members can’t seem to agree on is whether it belongs at the Enterprise Park at Calverton. READ
In November, more than 15 patients visited the emergency room at Peconic Bay Medical Center with heart attacks, according to PBMC president and CEO Andrew Mitchell. READ
When New York State first approved its state property tax levy cap in 2011, this newspaper called it the biggest unfunded mandate of all. Two years later, we editorialized that the tax cap should never have been labeled “2 percent” if exceptions allow municipalities to increase budgets by more than that amount without technically piercing the cap.