The owners of the Glass Greenhouse are again seeking a special permit to create a bistro inside The Farm Market, their building on Main Road in Jamesport.
They are in litigation with Riverhead Town, which claims the business is “operating in a manner which exceeds the Town Code definition of a farm stand,” planning aide Greg Bergman noted at last Thursday’s Town Board work session. READ
Jamesport Vineyards has applied for a special permit to legalize an existing outdoor pizza oven and to establish a 49-seat pizza bistro in the same structure as its winery and accessory tasting room. READ
Congressmen Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) and Peter King (R-Seaford), citing a massive backlog of pending immigration cases, are requesting that Long Island be the place for a new immigration court. READ
Riverhead Town will be trying out new smart trash compactors meant to reduce trash woes and also offer Wi-Fi and cell phone connection for beachgoers at South Jamesport Beach and Iron Pier Beach. READ
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Southampton Police said a 16-year-old male was shot in one of his feet and suffered non-life-threatening injuries in this morning’s shooting incident in Riverside. (more…)
UPDATE (11 a.m. May 11): MTA police on Friday identified the man who was found dead Tuesday night as 41-year-old Vincent O’Dowd, who was homeless. A cause of death was not released. READ
Marylin Banks-Winter remembers walking down a street in Colorado Springs, near the Army base where she lived, when a couple of young men following her in a pickup truck yelled out a racial obscenity directed at her. (more…)
Group for the East End unveiled a website last Thursday that’s designed to get the public more engaged in conservation efforts. READ