But he says that doesn’t mean he’s decided to run for office. (more…)
A few days ago, Anthony Coates was planning to screen for the Riverhead Democratic Committee nomination for supervisor and Angela DeVito wasn’t planning to run for any office at all this year.
Now, Ms. DeVito — who lost to incumbent Supervisor Sean Walter two years ago — is planning to screen for the Democratic nod for supervisor, and Mr. Coates says he’s no longer considering running for office. (more…)
Anthony Coates, a former political adviser to Supervisor Sean Walter — who is up for re-election this fall — has been noncommittal on whether or not he’ll run for public office since the two have stopped working together.
And while Mr. Coates is still hesitating to commit to running for a Town Board position again (he failed to receive a Republican nomination for Town Board in 2013), he did say he’ll be screening for the Democratic nomination for supervisor to “explore the possibility of running.” (more…)
The Riverhead Town Democratic Committee released a list of people Thursday who will be screening with the party before its nominating convention in May.
Supervisor hopefuls include Anthony Coates, a former paid adviser to Republican Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter; Tim Hubbard, a recently retired Riverhead Town police detective; and Greg Fischer, a Calverton resident who runs each year for public office.
Additionally, the list indicates that Mr. Hubbard is also screening for council and that Mr. Fischer is also screening for council and assessor.
Former New York governor George Pataki won’t be marketing the Enterprise Park at Calverton after all — but he may represent companies that want to buy land there. (more…)
The Riverhead Republican Committee plans to screen more than just incumbents for town supervisor and council seats up for re-election, committee vice president Vic Prusinowski confirmed Monday.
GlobalFoundaries, a Silicon Valley-based company described as a spinoff of computer chip giant AMD, has expressed interest in building a plant that would manufacture semiconducters in Calverton, Supervisor Sean Walter said.
“They did send somebody to look at the property around Columbus Day,” Mr. Walter said. “Unfortunately, because we haven’t moved quickly, now they (GlobalFoundaries) are looking at property in Delaware” as well.
As Riverhead Town Board members continue to work on regulations which would permit flyboarding in local waters, a group of local residents have filed a petition with the town, asking its leaders to do the exact opposite.
Over 30 residents submitted a petition in town hall on Monday, “asking the Town of Riverhead Board to cease all flyboarding activities in Treasure Cove and the connecting River/Estuary.” (more…)