Variances sought for proposed five-story building near railroad station draw opposition at public hearing
Nine zoning variances sought by a Huntington developer for a proposed five-story building on the corner of Osborn Avenue and Court Street drew opposition from Riverhead Free Library, Suffolk County Historical Society and several residents during a public hearing before the Riverhead Zoning Board of Appeals Thursday night.
The local surge in COVID-19 cases corresponds with the trajectory of the more contagious delta variant in the region.The spike in confirmed cases has been accompanied by a spike in hospitalizations.
Hochul orders universal masking in all schools, says she will pursue options for vaccine mandate for school employees
Gov. Kathy Hochul dove head-first into controversial waters on her first day in office with the announcement of a back-to school plan that includes a universal mask requirement in all schools, as well as pursuing options for a potential vaccine mandate for school employees, with a weekly testing requirement for staff who remain unvaccinated.
The appointment of a Jamesport man to fill a vacancy on the Riverhead Zoning Board of Appeals was criticized by residents at last Tuesday night’s town board meeting and drew opposition from Councilwoman Catherine Kent.