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Stavropoulos family says good-bye after 32 years: Peconic Bay Diner closes its doors

by Sep 30, 2023
Today marked the end of an era for the Peconic Bay Diner on Route 58, as the Stavropoulos family, owners of the classic diner at the corner of Ostrander Avenue for the past 32 years, cease operation.

Triple Five megamall suffered $245 million in operating losses in 2022, filing shows

by Sep 20, 2023
The New Jersey megamall owned by Triple Five, which is in contract through another affiliate company to purchase more than 1,600 acres of industrial land in Calverton from Riverhead Town, had $245 million in operating losses last year, security filings released this week shows.

More changes to special events code on Town Board’s agenda Tuesday

by Sep 18, 2023
The proposed revisions would generally roll back many of the procedural requirements adopted in 2018 and 2019 that were made after various town departments brought complaints about the existing code to the Town Board.

Social media posts showing parties at Calverton water park without C.O. lead to violation notice

by Aug 31, 2023
Island Water Park, the water sports and recreation park under development in Calverton that's been touted by town officials, was written up by the fire marshal for illegal occupancy and fireworks last month. The owner says he can use the site for his own private parties.

Riverhead IDA board members question Calverton Aviation & Technology about its finances

by Aug 25, 2023
Riverhead Industrial Development Agency board members on Wednesday questioned representatives of the Triple Five affiliate in contract to buy more than 1,600 acres at Calverton Enterprise Park from Riverhead Town about the company’s finances, bringing what has primarily been a closed-door vetting process out into the public eye.

Riverhead IDA announces Aug. 23 public information session to discuss finances with EPCAL buyer

by Aug 20, 2023
Calverton Aviation & Technology will attend another public information session with the Riverhead Industrial Development Agency to discuss plans for the EPCAL site, the Riverhead IDA announced in a press release issued last night.

Lucharitos owner opening second restaurant in downtown Riverhead

by Aug 18, 2023
Lucharitos owner Marc Lamaina is planning to open a new location next summer at 131 West Main St. in Riverhead, offering 31 indoor seats and 71 seasonal outdoor seat on the property abutting the Peconic River. The Riverhead Planning Board approved the site plan application yesterday.

Mexicandy brightens up downtown Riverhead with frozen desserts and street food

by Aug 15, 2023
Christopher Aguilar of Riverhead offers Mexican ice cream, other frozen desserts and street foods at his new shop on East Main Street and the corner of McDermott Avenue.

EPCAL buyers work to distance themselves from air cargo hub plan, but residents remain skeptical

by Aug 8, 2023
“I personally apologize for the confusion that was created when it [an air cargo hub] was referenced by a professional consultant as a hypothetical concept of full buildout,” Calverton Aviation & Technology CEO Justin Ghermezian told the Riverhead IDA board at the Aug. 8, 2023 public information meeting. Residents stepped to the podium to say they didn't believe the applicant's re-characterization of the plans presented last September.

Hill Street Boxing studio to open in Riverhead

by Aug 1, 2023
The Southampton-based Hill Street Boxing, will soon open its second location at  1074 Pulaski Street in Riverhead, near Stotzky Memorial Park.