Open spaces, quiet hamlets, family farms and leafy neighborhoods are North Fork treasures we cannot afford  to take for granted. Riverhead’s rural character and quality of life are being eroded by the spread of excessive development and uses into places  where they don’t belong. We believe we can and must protect these precious commodities before they are lost forever.

Our best defense is an engaged and educated public that cares. Please read, think, learn and act!!

Take Action:  EPCAL!

Concerned about the potential housing development at the EPCAL site?  A pdf  template letter you can use to send to the Riverhead Town ison the EPCAL page.

Or click on the blue box below to read the template letter and to learn more on EPCAL.

Helicopter Noise?

Call Gov. Cumo now

Call Governor Cuomo today to sign the "Pine Barrens Expansion Act".  He should sign Senate Bill S6157-B by next week. See the second article on the New Action  page or just click on the blue box below to read more.

Your presence is needed at the 7pm Town Board Meeting on Dec. 19th! 

Our Town's future must stop being decided behind closed doors, by a lame duck administration.  The Coalition Against EPCAL Housing, (theCAEH) of which the RNPC is a member, has called upon the outgoing Town Board and Supervisor to take no further action on sale of EPCAL land to Luminati ...

Go to the  EPCAL ALERTpage or just click on the blue box below to read more.

EPCAL Update

Jamesport Commons and DiNoto property. The County Legislature voted to approve the appraised values for the purchase of development rights for the rear portion and for outright purchase (for parkland) of the front piece. Legislator Al Krupski's office said an offer has now been made and accepted by the owner.  Click here for more background, 


Tax Breaks for Restoration of Houses in Historical Districts. Click here for more information.


Grapes and Greens.  The owner
has approval to build a cider processing facility, tasting room, and store.


Coverdale development.  This development could lead to higher taxes because of the tax-exempt status.


7-Eleven in Aquebogue.  The court case continues and the Town has hired a contract attorney and filed a motion for appeal.

News & Updates

 Great Rock Golf Club

December 7, 2017 at 7pm

Come to the Thursday, December 7, 2017 Planning Board meeting at 7PM to hear about a new site plan for the Great Rock Golf Club.  Go to the NEW ACTION page or click on the blue box below to read more.

Helicopter and other aircraft noise just above your residence disrupting your days and evenings?

Click on the blue box below to go to the News page and you will find an easy way to file a noise abatement complaint.

Contact RNPC

Mail: RNPC, Box  413, Jamesport, NY 11947. 
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