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Calverton Aviation and Technology

Triple Five in $14 million deal to buy Dowling College Brookhaven campus

A Triple Five subsidiary is in contract to buy Dowling College’s Brookhaven Campus in Shirley, adjacent to Brookhaven Calabro Airport for $14 million in cash and is set to close within 45 days of a bankruptcy court approval, which may come as soon as June 4.

Civic group coalition files ethics complaint against Giglio over private meeting with applicant in EPCAL land deal

The complaint says the councilwoman’s “private meeting” with the prospective purchasers impairs her ability to act impartially in the application. Giglio vehemently denies any wrongdoing in taking the meeting, which she says was simply exercising "due diligence" in reviewing the proposal.

A public official’s ‘poor choice’ has real consequences for all of us

Column: Councilwoman Jodi Giglio's 'poor choice' to conduct a private meeting with developers in a proposed massive land deal can't be undone and warrants her recusal from further deliberations and vote.

A finding of ‘qualified and eligible’ requires much more than hopes and dreams

Opinion: Greg Blass calls on the Riverhead Town Board to reject Calverton Aviation & Technology as the "qualified and eligible" process concludes this week with the April 6 deadline for written comments on the proposal.

Town releases documents from EPCAL buyer in advance of Monday Q&E hearing

Riverhead Town today posted online numerous documents submitted by attorneys for Triple Five Realty/Calverton Aviation and Technology.

‘Uncle Riverhead’ warns town board members to tread carefully on Q&E

Town board members should not have any private, off-the-record contact with the EPCAL applicants while the Q&E hearing is pending.

After four-hour meeting with Triple Five in NYC, Giglio reconsidering EPCAL proposal

Councilwoman Jodi Giglio said she now believes company has “the experience and the wherewithal” to develop the site as an aviation technology center.

Change of venue for part two of EPCAL ‘qualified and eligible’ hearing March 13

The next session of the Calverton Aviation and Technology "qualified and eligible" hearing will be held at the Pulaski Street School auditorium, which has a larger seating capacity than the town hall meeting room.

Calverton Aviation and Technology to give ‘EPCAL 2.0’ presentation to local business groups next week

Attendance for the 'business to business' presentation on March 7 by the company seeking to buy 1,644 acres of land in the Calverton Enterprise Park is limited to members of the Riverhead Chamber of Commerce, Riverhead Rotary, Riverhead BID, North Fork Promotion Council and Eastern Long Island Executives.

Luminati founder Preston skips ‘qualified and eligible sponsor’ hearing

Principals of Triple Five, his partner in the joint venture, sought to minimize Preston's importance in the project. "He has nothing to do — he has no say — he has no power, no nothing,” Triple Five chairman Nader Ghermezian stood up and told the board. Preston's longtime lawyer Robert Hasday blamed his client's absence on 'a hatchet job of an article' published on RiverheadLOCAL yesterday.
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