Check out all these stories and more in this week’s issue of the Riverhead News-Review, on newsstands now.
Developers recently filed two separate Route 58 building proposals with Riverhead Town, one that would construct a Marriott hotel on the western end of the busy thoroughfare and another that calls for a restaurant and stores near the eastern end.
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It wasn’t too long ago that Main Street in Patchogue wasn’t much different than Main Street in Riverhead.
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A Northampton house Tuesday became the latest target in a series of raids on overcrowded houses by Southampton Town code enforcers, Southampton Town officials said.
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A second piece in the Riverhead Town Board’s plan to study what uses to allow at the Enterprise Park at Calverton was put into place Wednesday as the board voted unanimously to authorize Supervisor Sean Walter to enter into a contract with a firm to do a marketing study at the former Grumman plant property.
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Local state senators introduced a bill in the Senate Monday that, if approved, would repeal the Metropolitan Transit Authority payroll tax for all employers in counties outside New York City.
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All of the Riverhead Republican’s candidates for town offices will also have the endorsement of both the Conservative and Independence parties this election year, officials said.
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Police are still searching for a man who stabbed four people — one of whom had to undergo surgery — during a fight in the Polish Hall parking lot early Saturday.
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Long Islanders will face “serious problems” with their drinking water come 2050 if action isn’t taken now to remedy a groundwater contamination dilemma that has significantly increased within an 18-year time period, environmentalists warned Monday.
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No regard for human life. That’s what comes to mind when we read about, or report on, area landlords who are cited for overcrowding and otherwise dangerous or deplorable conditions at their properties …
Over the past several months, as most Wading River residents are aware, a series of letters has arrived in our mailboxes on bold letterhead entitled “Save Wading River,” all signed by Dominique Mendez. The wording and tone of these letters contains phrases such as “… our town officials promised us nothing significant in the way of action …
Memorable run for Monarchs:
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A merry Melodee was on display in Port Jefferson High School’s triple-jump pit on Saturday, and for good reason.
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