The state’s Regional Economic Development Council has announced the awarding of 12 grants to projects in the North Fork and vicinity, ranging from a Maritime Trail and children’s museum in Riverside, to construction trades training in Eastern Suffolk BOCES, to regional aquifer protection through land acquisitions by Peconic Land Trust in Riverhead, Southold and Shelter Island towns. READ
A new concert series and an arts festival will take place this fall at the Jamesport Meeting House through the help of the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation. READ
Riverhead and Southampton towns, which applied jointly for a state grant aimed at downtown revitalization last year, will each be filing separately this year for the same $10 million. READ
A $10 million food processing facility is just one of about a dozen projects in the Riverhead area that will receive state grants as part of New York’s annual round of economic development funding.
North Harbor Trading Corporation, which is still in its infancy and was first announced publicly last week when the grants were awarded, received more funding than any other private project in Suffolk County. READ