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06/23/17 6:00am
06/23/2017 6:00 AM

A Lake Ronkonkoma man who was injured after falling about 20 feet through a collapsed floor at an abandoned factory building in East Marion factory is claiming that both Southold Town and Suffolk County were negligent in securing the property, contributing to his injuries. READ

11/18/16 12:00pm
11/18/2016 12:00 PM

Aqquua

An aquaculture company that promises sustainable, traceable fish farming has its sights set on the former oyster factory property at the end of Shipyard Lane in East Marion.

Aqquua, a self-described “first of its kind” fully transparent fish farm, has offices in New York City and Thailand. It is currently developing facilities in Miami and Thailand and has announced on its website that it has identified the 18-acre North Fork parcel for its next location.

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03/24/16 4:45pm
03/24/2016 4:45 PM

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East Marion residents packed Wednesday night’s Board of Trustees meeting to oppose a 28-building spa and wellness center first proposed in 2003 — and Board President John Bredemeyer noted discrepancies in the proposal itself, putting any approval for certain permits the project needs on hold until a later date.

A majority of the seats in the Southold Town Hall meeting room were occupied when the last agenda item during Wednesday evening’s public hearing was called: a wetland permit and coastal erosion permit for the proposed hotel, wellness center and spa — locally known as the Oki-Do.

The audience, almost entirely comprised of East Marion residents, all felt similarly about the project: it doesn’t belong in their hamlet. READ

09/16/14 8:00am
09/16/2014 8:00 AM

 

The Oki-Do property in East Marion. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)

A holistic center known as Oki-Do is proposed for this former oyster processing plant in East Marion. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)

Nearly six years after its draft environmental impact statement was deemed inadequate by the Southold Town Planning Board, the proposed Shizen Hotel Wellness Center and Spa, also known locally as the Oki-Do, is again making waves in East Marion.  (more…)