Peconic Bay Medical Center cleared its final hurdle for state approval of a new cardiac care center.
New York State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker signed off on the plan to establish two cardiac catheterization laboratories, electrophysiology suites and a rooftop helipad at the Riverhead hospital, which is part of Northwell Health, according to a press release from the hospital on Tuesday.
A Riverhead-North Fork Unity Town Hall is in the works. It aims to bring people in the area who feel vulnerable together with those who are motivated to take action in response to current political tensions.
Growing up in Aquebogue, Marshall Jones dreamed of becoming a pilot like the ones who flew above him in jets headed toward the nearby Grumman facility. But that aspiration was dashed around age 14, when he learned his vision wasn’t suitable for contemporary flying standards. READ
With little or no fanfare, Peconic Bay Medical Center’s proposed three-story expansion of its Roanoke Avenue main building received unanimous final site plan approval from the Riverhead Town Board on Tuesday afternoon. READ
In an effort to ease North Fork traffic concerns, a weight-limit restriction could be coming to Peconic Bay Boulevard and a seasonal bus loop may be created to transport pumpkin pickers between Mattituck and Riverhead.
For as long as he can remember, Bakithi Kumalo recalled during a recent interview, music has been the center of his life. The 60-year-old South Africa native, who grew up in a family of musicians and is a longtime bassist for Paul Simon, has made a living doing what he loves.