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new civic website -- www.wadingrivercivic.org

Check out the new Wading River civic website. It's a work in progress.

posted: 7/23/2013

school budgets pass

Voters in the SWR School District passed the budget by a vote of 1005 to 504. Voters in the Riverhead School District approved the budget by a vote of 1520 to 1252.

posted: 5/22/2013

public hearing- mrp-25a

The Riverhead Town Board held a Public Hearing to consider a local law to amend the Multifamily Residential Professional Office Zone's provisions for landscaping, screening and buffering. The amended code does make some significant improvements in landscaping, screening & buffering but only for property zoned for residential uses in the MRP zone. The amended code does not address issue of landscaped buffers for professional office uses in the MRP zone.

posted: 5/7/2013

litter clean-up- a success!

Thanks to the more than 30 Wading River residents who participated in the Wading River Civic/ Group for the East End Clean-up. Approximately 50 large trash bags of litter were collected at or near the Wading River Town Beach and Hulse landing Beach. Thanks to the local Girl Scouts who participated. Thanks to the Town of Riverhead Highway Dept., the Supervisor's Office, the NFEC and the RNPC.

posted: 4/29/2013

feds consider a sound bridge or tunnel by 2040

The Federal Railroad Administration is considering 15 options including a Long Island Sound crossing that would connect high-speed trains in Nassau or Suffolk to major New England cities. Administration officials said it is to early to discuss details such as the cost or location of the possible bridge or tunnel. The overall plan hopes to reduce rail travel times from Washington,DC to Boston & would be implemented in phases over a 25 year period.

posted: 4/19/2013

hop harvester ready for voyage to u.s.

According to Riverhead Local, " A local farmer who raised more than $30,00 in an online fundraising campaign to help him bring a German hops harvester to the North Fork, says the machine is now ready to make its voyage to the United States." The hop harvester will enable fourth-generation Wading River farmer John Condzella to expand his hops fields from 10 to 20 acres.

posted: 3/30/2013

riverhead starts construction of bike& pedestrian path

Construction began this week on a massive federally funded($3.158million) Alternative Transportation path in the town of riverhead. The path will extend from Calverton Enterprise Park to Jamesport & connect a number of activity centers & attractions such as businesses, schools, libraries, shopping areas, recreation attractions, as well as existing bike & pedestrian routes.Project completion is anticipated by fall 2013.

posted: 3/22/2013

riverhead to dredge wading river creek

The Town of Riverhead has secured authorization to do dredge the Wading River Creek. The dredging will begin within the next week.

posted: 3/15/2013

brookhaven considers green energy

"Brookhaven is considering a large renewable energy project that could reduce emissions and earn the town up to $2.5 million a year. The project will install solar panels & windmills at 15 sites in the town.... Supervisor Romaine plans to introduce a resolution at Tuesday's board meeting to begin negotiation with a New York based firm...."

posted: 3/8/2013

losquadro elected

State Assemblyman Dan Losquadro is Brookhaven's new Highway Superintendent. He garnered 51 % of the vote against his opponent Kathy Walsh. There will be a special election sometime this late spring to fill the last 18 months of Losquadro's Assembly term.

posted: 3/6/2013



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