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Suffolk Theater five-story, mixed-use addition and four-story, mixed-use building on McDermott Avenue to receive preliminary site plan approvals

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The Riverhead Town Board is ready to approve the preliminary site plans for a five-story mixed-use addition to the Suffolk Theater and a four-story mixed-use building on McDermott Avenue. The board will vote to approve the plans next week.

Rebranded and refreshed, Riverhead’s par-3 Sandy Pond Golf Course to reopen under new ownership March 1

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The nine-hole, par-3 Sandy Pond Golf Course on Roanoke Avenue, a mainstay in Riverhead for more than half a century, has been purchased by Brian Stark and Earl Truland, who are already working on upgrades and plan to add a mini-golf course and a new clubhouse on the 18-acre site.

Not a ‘traditional warehouse’: Residents tell planners NorthPoint should be analyzed using traffic data for high-cube fulfillment centers

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Riverhead planners are using traffic data for a traditional warehouse to analyze NorthPoint's projected traffic impacts on local roads. Residents object, arguing the standard underestimates traffic for fulfillment centers, but the town's traffic consultants defend their analysis.

Here’s a rundown of closings and service changes today for MLK Day 2023

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Today is a state and federal holiday commemorating the birth of the great American civil rights leader, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Here's a list of what's closed, schedule changes and a brief history of the man and the holiday.

Daniel Preston, an owner of company with stake in Calverton land deal with town, dies at 52

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Luminati Aerospace owner Daniel Preston, 52, died at his home in Little Falls, New York on Thursday, Jan. 12. Luminati is part owner of a join venture with Triple Five called Calverton Aviation & Technology, which is in a $40 million land deal with the Town of Riverhead.

Riverhead IDA’s law firm, representing companies suing Triple Five affiliate, says company is ‘sham vehicle’ used by principals to dodge liability

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Riverhead IDA's own legal counsel in federal court filings accuses Triple Five principals, including two men involved in the Calverton land deal, of using a shell company with no assets and no records to dodge personal liability.

What comes next for Long Island Science Center, after being passed over for $1M Downtown Revitalization Initiative grant?

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“We were very, very surprised," said L.I. Science Center President Larry Oxman. “I don’t know the outcome. We really haven’t figured out where we go from here.”

Riverhead Industrial Development Agency hires new law firm to assist with Calverton Aviation & Technology application for benefits

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The IDA board at a special meeting Dec. 21 appointed a new law firm to review the Triple Five affiliate's application for financial benefits, citing a “perception of a conflict of interest" of its existing counsel.

Christmas holiday closings on Dec. 26

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Since Christmas Day fell on a Sunday this year, the holiday is officially observed on Monday, Dec. 26 by governments, most banks and many businesses.

State ban on pet sales by retail stores is signed into law by governor, will take effect in 2024

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A ban on the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits by retail pet stores will take effect in 2024 in New York State under a bill signed into law today by Gov. Kathy Hochul.
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