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Public hearing set on EPCAL subdivision

The proposed eight-lot subdivision of the town’s vacant land within the Calverton Enterprise Park will be the subject of a public hearing before the Riverhead Planning Board on May 2.

EPCAL, ethics and hidden agendas: Riverhead must move on

Triple Five chairman Nader Ghermezien keeps telling us he’s doing us a big favor by coming here. What's really the substance of the company's vaguely stated plans?

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.

Rocket engine test site at Luminati Aerospace sparks permit questions

A technology entrepreneur who has trained his sights on aerospace is testing innovative rocket engines at the Luminati Aerospace facility in Calverton — but town officials say he's operating there without required town approvals.

‘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.

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.

Councilwoman demands termination of Luminati’s runway use agreement at EPCAL

Councilwoman Jodi Giglio is calling for the immediate termination of Luminati's runway use agreement because she says the Calverton company has not provided a $5,000,000 liability insurance policy to the town.

Fight over EPCAL property lands in court: sPower sues to block Luminati sale

sPower, which announced last month it would seek to purchase land at the Calverton Enterprise Park for a massive solar energy installation, has brought a lawsuit to block the proposed sale of 1,643 acres to Calverton Aviation and Technology LLC, a joint venture between Luminati Aerospace LLC and Triple Five Real Estate I LLC.

Public hearing on EPCAL land deal to be postponed at supervisor’s insistence

The qualified and eligible hearing scheduled for Jan. 17 will be adjourned to a future date to be determined after the supervisor learned of a change in a prospective purchaser's identity.

Luminati has a new partner: mega-mall developers Ghermezian brothers

Luminati Aerospace is now partnering with the developers of the two largest indoor shopping malls in North America to purchase most of Riverhead Town’s remaining land at the Calverton Enterprise Park.