Court House Restaurant
The operator of excavating equipment tearing down the old Court House Restaurant on Griffing Avenue got a surprise this morning when a partial floor collapse sent the machine part way into the basement.
The building that once housed Klein’s Court Restaurant, J.P. Michael’s and, most recently, the Courthouse Restaurant was razed today.
The town has decided to demolish the dilapidated former Court House Restaurant on Griffing Avenue, which officials said today is in danger of imminent collapse.
Demolition of long-vacant former restaurant put on hold; owner allowed 30 days for decision on its fate
The Riverhead Town Board agreed to a 30-day reprieve for the derelict 125-year-old building, deemed in danger of collapse by the town engineer, to allow its owner to decide whether to try and save it.
A town alcohol policy was adopted yesterday, prohibiting alcohol at all events geared toward youth. The board also approved two controversial farm stand laws.