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Town mulls renewed proposal for assisted living facility in Calverton

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The owner of land at the corner of Manor Road and Route 25, which has been in litigation with the town for more than a decade, is proposing to settle all claims with an agreement that would allow the development of a three-story assisted living facility, requiring a change of zone on the property.

Two public sessions set to scope out study of proposed 170-unit apartment building on former Sears site

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The scoping sessions will be held during the next two regular town board meetings, on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 2 p.m. and on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. Their purpose is to help the town board define the issues and potential impacts the developer will be required to address in its environmental impact statement for the project.

Former Riverhead teacher’s federal lawsuit against district is dismissed

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A $20 million federal lawsuit brought by a former Phillips Avenue Elementary School teacher Joe Johnson charging the Riverhead Central School District with race discrimination and other unlawful practices has been dismissed by the federal district court.

Protesters rally outside closed-door Zeldin meeting on immigration at SCCC, calling it a ‘campaign stunt’

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Immigrant advocates organized a protest Monday outside the building at Suffolk County Community College in Riverhead where Rep. Lee Zeldin hosted an invitation-only roundtable discussion with law enforcement officials on immigration issues.

Zeldin-Goodlatte roundtable in Riverhead gathers law enforcement brass to discuss MS-13, gang violence, immigration

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Top police brass gathered this morning for a meeting with Rep. Lee Zeldin and House Judiciary chairman Bob Goodlatte to discuss immigration issues and efforts to stop MS-13 in Suffolk County.

Zeldin’s planned immigration roundtable angers excluded immigrant advocates

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Rep. Lee Zeldin is hosting a roundtable on immigration issues Monday morning in Riverhead with House Judiciary Committee chairman Bob Goodlatte and a host of law enforcement officials. Immigrant advocates are angered they were not invited to participate.

Suffolk health officials report first human case of West Nile Virus and more positive mosquito samples

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Fifteen new mosquito samples in Suffolk County have tested positive for West Nile virus, the county health department announced yesterday. The samples were collected between...

Riverside-Flanders residents weigh in on Maritime Trail Park design

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Local residents came together to give input on the design of concept plans for the 14-acre Suffolk county-owned park along the Peconic River in Riverside.

Riverhead police announce $15,000 in donations in memory of K9 Officer ‘Rocky’

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The Riverhead Police Department was presented with $15,000 from two donations Thursday in memory of “Rocky,” the K9 officer killed in the line of duty Sept. 2.

It’s Palumbo in a landslide for Republican assembly nod; Democrat Whelan wins her party line for Surrogate Court judge

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Incumbent Assembly Member Anthony Palumbo won the Republican primary election yesterday with more than 80 percent of the votes cast. Democrat Theresa Whelan won that party line for Surrogate Court, beating back a challenge by the Republican nominee.
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