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Riverhead sues State DEC over water supply issue, permit delay at former Grumman site

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Riverhead Town has filed a lawsuit challenging the DEC’s handling of a n application for a permit needed to subdivide vacant land at the EPCAL site and the agency's position that Suffolk County Water Authority, not the town, has the right to supply water to new development there.

Town park in Calverton can be a ‘mecca’ for sports tourism, superintendent says

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Riverhead Recreation Superintendent Ray Coyne has an ambitious vision for Veterans Memorial Park, the largely undeveloped 90-acre town park in Calverton.

The Shinnecock Nation knows how to play poker

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Have to hand it to the Shinnecock Nation. After centuries of the kind of exploitation, oppression and downright abuse that have befallen most Native Americans, they have Long Island’s power elite reeling.

A united community demands public water in area near former Grumman site — but Navy shows no sign of budging

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Local residents, environmental advocates and officials are “united” in their demand for the U.S. Navy to pay the cost of bringing public water to homes near the the former Grumman Aerospace manufacturing plant in Calverton. The Navy, however, is unimpressed.

Suffolk County Water Authority to Navy: We’re ‘ready, willing and able’ to serve homes south of former Grumman site affected by...

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The head of the Suffolk County Water Authority wrote to the Secretary of the Navy today offering to provide public water to the homes in Manorville and Calverton south of the former Grumman site, where toxic chemical contaminants have been detected in private residential wells.
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State DEC: Riverhead’s EPCAL subdivision application still incomplete

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The State DEC has again sent the Town of Riverhead back to the drawing board on its EPCAL subdivision plan.
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Schumer demands Navy act quickly to bring public water to homes near the former Grumman site in Calverton

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Sen. Chuck Schumer is urging the U.S. Navy to immediately develop a plan to connect homes near the former Grumman site in Calverton to public water and to expand its area of investigation for groundwater contamination near the site.

Laser light show postponed, organizer says

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The laser light show planned by the Chamber of Commerce at the Calverton Enterprise Park has been postponed, chamber president Robert Kern told RiverheadLOCAL this morning.

Laser light show planned for Calverton runway next week lacks town permits

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A three-night laser light show at the Calverton Enterprise Park next week is being advertised though it lacks town approvals.

With new heavy-hitting partners, Shinnecock Nation shows it’s serious about a L.I. casino

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The Shinnecocks have partnered with Seminole Hard Rock Entertainment and Tri-State Partners. Is the EPCAL property on their short-list of potential sites for a new casino?
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