Islander great Ed Westfall was on hand to celebrate the grand opening Saturday of the NHL-sized ice rink named in his honor by Peconic Hockey and the Town of Riverhead at Veterans Memorial Park in Calverton.
The Peconic Hockey Rink, located at Veterans Memorial Park in Calverton, is getting ready for its grand opening ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 25, where honored guests, including the first New York Islanders’ team captain, will be in attendance.
Peconic Hockey's bubble dome is up and the rink operator is busy getting the site ready to open, hoping to start offering skating and hockey classes next month.
Funding in question for bathrooms promised to ice rink developer, as agreement with solar energy company is delayed
Town officials are scrambling to find funds to build bathrooms at Veterans Memorial Park, which the town promised in its contract with Peconic Hockey Foundation, after officials learned that money they were counting on will not be coming in any time soon.
Riverhead Town and Peconic Hockey Foundation officials celebrated the groundbreaking for construction of a hockey rink facility at Veterans Memorial Park yesterday.
Veterans Memorial Park in Calverton, which has relied on portable toilets for the past decade, will finally have year-round, fully-functional public bathrooms under new plans launched last night by the Town Board.
Town officials are looking at entering into an agreement with Cousins Paintball that will allow the company to operate its paintball facility on approximately 14 to 16 acres of land inside the Enterprise Park at Calverton.
Plans for an indoor NHL-sized hockey rink at Veterans Memorial Park in Calverton have hit a snag over whether the proposed agreement between Riverhead Town and the nonprofit Peconic Hockey Foundation runs afoul of state law.
When the Riverhead Town Board authorized a contract on Oct. 4 with the nonprofit Peconic Hockey Foundation to bring an ice rink to Veterans Memorial Park, town officials expressed excitement for the project and for the opportunity to continue developing the flagship park.
Developer pitches bringing indoor sports facilities and new outdoor fields to Veterans Memorial Park
Veterans Memorial Park could be getting more than just an ice rink in the not-so-distant future, as another company has proposed bringing indoor sports facilities and multipurpose outdoor fields to continue to fill an undeveloped section of the Calverton park.
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