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Federal court green-lights adding Nader Ghermezian as defendant in civil racketeering lawsuit over counterfeit hand sanitizer

Triple Five Chairman Nader Ghermezian and other family members — including a nephew listed as a principal in Calverton Aviation & Technology — will be added as defendants in a civil racketeering lawsuit pending in the Southern District of New York, under a court order signed last week.

Riverhead UPS Store on Route 58 closes

Riverhead's UPS Store on Route 58 has permanently closed, according to a note taped on the store's front entrance.

Might Calverton become an Amazon Air hub in the future? Long Island is a ‘unique difficulty’ for Amazon, researchers say

Amazon Air's growing fleet of freighters serve an expanding network of air cargo hubs across the country, but metro New York remains a weak spot for Amazon, researchers at DePaul University say. Calverton could help address that.

HK Ventures sues Planning Board over condition tying permits to state fixing Edwards Avenue intersection

HK Ventures, the developer of a proposed 412,000-square-foot industrial park in Calverton, has sued the Riverhead Planning Board over a requirement that the State DOT must complete the reconstruction of the Edwards Avenue/Middle Country Road intersection before any town permits will be issued.

Developer of proposed apartment building at former West Marine site on Main Street files application for Riverhead IDA benefits

Wayne Steck, a principal in the company that developed Summerwind Square, is seeking IDA benefits for a second proposed mixed-use apartment building in downtown Riverhead.

East End Food Market will move outdoors this summer, as construction begins on phase one of East End Food Hub at...

The East End Food Market will be operated outdoors during the summer months this year, while market operator East End Food Institute begins the first phase of construction on its new East End Food Hub campus. The market will be open Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning May 27.

Crowd, angry about potential for cargo jets and truck traffic, blasts EPCAL developer at forum

A raucous crowd packed the Hotel Indigo meeting room beyond capacity Wednesday night to confront the Triple Five affiliate looking to build 10 million square-feet of industrial/commercial development at the Calverton Enterprise Park.

New York reduces minimum size and harvest of black sea bass and scup this season

The minimum size for black sea bass keepers is now 16.5 inches. From June 23 to Aug. 31, recreational anglers are allowed to possess no more than three black sea bass per day. Scup minimums are now 9.5 inches from shore and 10.5 inches from vessels.

Triple Five affiliate says it is pursuing use of rail freight infrastructure in Calverton

Calverton Aviation & Technology says it is exploring rail freight uses for the Calverton rail spur refurbished and by town at a cost of $3.5 million in 2010-2011.

Crowd turns out Friday night to learn about what ‘warehouse’ proposals could mean for Calverton

A crowd of 92 people attended the Greater Calverton Civic Association meeting Friday night to learn about "Warehouse Breeds" at Riley Avenue Elementary School, where community members presented information about how traditional warehouses have evolved into distribution and fulfillment centers to accommodate online retailing.