06/19/15 6:00am
06/19/2015 6:00 AM
Community groups are fighting to keep the United Riverhead Terminal (above) from expanding to store gasoline and ethanol. (Credit: Chris Lisinski)

Community groups are fighting to keep the United Riverhead Terminal (above) from expanding to store gasoline and ethanol. (Credit: Chris Lisinski)

Seven weeks after he withdrew a controversial application to expand the United Riverhead Terminal in Northville, owner John Catsimatidis is now exploring legal options to revive his efforts — and residents are once again up in arms. (more…)

11/12/14 11:17am
United Riverhead Terminal in Northville plans to convert two of the existing petroleum tanks on its property to gasoline storage tanks. (Credit: Tim Gannon)

United Riverhead Terminal in Northville plans to convert two of the existing petroleum tanks on its property to gasoline storage tanks. (Credit: Tim Gannon)

The United Riverhead Terminal is located in the hamlet of Northville on a bluff overlooking Long Island Sound. Nearby are a Riverhead Town beach, farm fields, vineyards, the newly acquired county park at the preserve and the long-established residential community of Northville Beach, which pre-dates the terminal. In the 1950s, many of those residents or their families — mine included — vehemently opposed allowing the terminal. (more…)