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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.

Public transit advocate blasts plan to move bus stop from railroad station; officials now looking at other options

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Vince Taldone, a public transit advocate and board member of the Five Towns Rural Transit advocacy group, called plans to move the Railroad Avenue bus stop to Cedar Street “a poor transit planning decision” that is “nonsensical and ultimately cruel.”

New York Blood Center declares blood emergency, urges donations

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The blood center is in especially dire need of O-negative donations. People of all blood types are urged to donate. Here is a rundown of blood drives scheduled in this area through the end of summer.

Town board majority now favors pulling the plug on Luminati deal

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Council members Tim Hubbard, Jodi Giglio and John Dunleavy say the town should cancel the letter of intent Riverhead Town signed with Luminati Aerospace in April.

Luminati CEO was fired for alleged fraud in 2009 by former aerospace company he founded, according to lawsuit

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Daniel Preston, who founded Luminati Aerospace in 2015 and is looking to buy the Town of Riverhead's land in the Calverton Enterprise Park, was fired by the previous aerospace company he founded in 2001 after he sold a controlling interest in the company to investors.