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Downtown Riverhead restaurant owner launches drive to feed out-of-work hospitality staff this winter

Downtown Riverhead restaurateur Jerry Dicecco aims to raise $100,000 to feed out-of-work local hospitality workers and their families this winter.

Coronavirus relief package protects business expense deductions for PPP recipients

The $900 billion coronavirus relief package hammered out by federal lawmakers includes language to ensure that small businesses who borrowed money under the Paycheck Protection Program can deduct expenses covered using the program’s forgivable loans.

Northwell to open cancer institute in Riverhead by month’s end

Northwell Health announced today it will open a $6.2 million, 11,300-square-foot comprehensive cancer center in Riverhead by the end of the year.

‘It’s going to kill us:’ Small business owners face surprise tax bite in PPP loan program

Small business owners who borrowed operating cash through the Paycheck Protection Program this year may be facing substantial unexpected tax bills under an IRS ruling issued last month.

Downtown Riverhead rolls out new digital gift card program in time for holiday giving

“Downtown Dollars” digital gift cards are a great way to spread holiday cheer and support local businesses and the local community, the Riverhead BID says,

State accepting applications $6.7 million in CARES Act funding to assist marine fishing industry

Applications are now being accepted for federal CARES Act funding to assist New York's marine fishing industry following extensive economic losses resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

How COVID-19 changed Black Friday

The COVID-19 pandemic changed almost everything this year and 'Black Friday,' the biggest shopping day of the year, is no exception.

Apple Honda raises $7,300 for North Fork Breast Health Coalition

Apple Honda's annual month-long fundraising event for the North Fork Breast Health Coalition was a big success despite some changes brought by the pandemic.

LiDL discount supermarket coming to former Toys ‘R’ Us site in Riverhead

The deep-discount Germany-based grocer has filed a site plan application with the Riverhead planning department to convert the 35,000-square-foot retail store to a supermarket. LiDL anticipates a 2021 opening.

BID looks to help downtown restaurants survive cold weather with grants for tents & heaters

Restaurants, still operating under 50% indoor capacity limits established by the governor’s executive order in response to the coronavirus pandemic, need outdoor dining to help them survive.
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