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Floor collapse at demolition site partially swallows excavator; no injuries reported

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.

Popular restaurant of a bygone era in Riverhead meets the wrecking ball

The building that once housed Klein’s Court Restaurant, J.P. Michael’s and, most recently, the Courthouse Restaurant was razed today.

Former Court House Restaurant will be demolished over protests of owner

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.
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Town board wrap: New alcohol policy, farm stand laws and mega-drone company coming to EPCAL

A town alcohol policy was adopted yesterday, prohibiting alcohol at all events geared toward youth. The board also approved two controversial farm stand laws.