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Town pursues grant funding to develop downtown parking plan

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The town needs a study specific enough to use in decision-making to alleviate parking problems in the downtown business district, according to parking district liaison Councilman Tim Hubbard.

Riverhead Planning Board: Plans advance for replacing eyesore abandoned gas station on Route 58

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The new gas station on Route 58 and Ostrander Avenue will be operated by BJ's Wholesale Club.

State buys 38 acres in Manorville pine barrens, adding to Otis Pike Preserve

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The state has purchased a 38-acre parcel in the Central Pine Barrens core preservation area in Manorville for $945,000.

Riverhead Ciderhouse headed for new site plan hearing on patio, outdoor music

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The Riverhead Ciderhouse added a 3,186-square-foot outdoor patio, adjacent masonry block wall, 56 parking spaces, landscaping changes and two wall-mounted speakers for outdoor music.

Ozone health advisory issued for Wednesday

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Very young children, the elderly and people with existing lung conditions such as asthma should avoid outdoor activity tomorrow, the Suffolk health commissioner said.

Move to cancel letter of intent with Luminati loses third vote: After meeting, Dunleavy now advocates ‘another chance’

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Luminati CEO Daniel Preston held one-on-one meetings with three council members today. The meeting changed Councilman John Dunleavy's mind about canceling the town's letter of intent wth the Calverton aerospace startup.

Luminati has a new partner: billionaire businessman John Catsimatidis

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The billionaire grocery store and petroleum company mogul says he has deep roots and interest in aviation, and is very excited by Luminati’s development plans at the Calverton Enterprise Park.

Shovels in the ground for advanced cardiac care at PBMC/Northwell

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Peconic Bay Medical Center/Northwell Health broke ground Wednesday on its $60 million, three-story critical care tower that will include a comprehensive cardiac care center offering lifesaving interventional cardiac procedures not currently available anywhere on the East End.

Alive on 25 street festival poised for season kickoff tomorrow night

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There’s a big party planned in downtown Riverhead Thursday evening as the second season of the popular Alive on 25 street festival kicks off with food, music, art and family fun.

Proposed tax breaks for three development projects draw questions, criticism at Riverhead IDA hearings

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Several residents spoke out at yesterday's IDA meeting against applications for tax breaks by the developers of three projects in Riverhead: a hotel on Route 58, a medical office on Ostrander Avenue and a mixed-use workforce housing development on East Main Street.