Post-virus reopening: Some local businesses move into Phase One, while others anxiously eye Phase Two and beyond
As New York State emerged from a two-and-a-half month shutdown with the reopening of designated Phase One industries, local contractors and businesses wasted no time getting back to work.
The deadline for payment of real property taxes in Suffolk County has been extended to June 20 under an executive order signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week. Payment is due the next business day, Monday, June 22.
Updated: Police have identified the man injured in a shootout with officers at a house on Manor Lane in Jamesport last night as William J. Klatt, 32.
Assembly Republicans, including North Fork Assemblyman Anthony Palumbo, have introduced legislation that would limit the governor’ executive authority during states of emergency and allow county executives more power over state of emergency declarations in their counties. Palumbo has also called for a quicker easing of business restrictions.
Buyer reaffirms its commitment to purchase town’s acreage in Calverton, offers to release second $500,000 down payment
The purchaser in the $40 million land deal with Riverhead Townhas waived its right to terminate the contract of sale with the town for another year, to allow Riverhead time to obtain approvals required to finalize its land subdivision and close the sale. It has also offered to release a $500,000 contract down payment currently being held in escrow.
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Questions about the conduct of the upcoming school budget vote and trustee election were addressed by school board president Greg Meyer during today’s school board meeting, which was conducted via video conference and live-streamed on YouTube due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
Learn about the people running for school board in this unique election and read their answers to eight questions posed by RiverheadLOCAL about the future of the school district and what they would do if elected.
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