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Hearing planned for proposed restaurant in Patchogue

Riverview Marina on Argyle Lane at the intersection

Riverview Marina on Argyle Lane at the intersection of Campbell Street in Patchogue on March 17, 2015. A restaurant is proposed for the site. Photo Credit: Ed Betz

The Patchogue Planning Board is to hold a hearing on a proposed new restaurant in May or June, after postponing planned discussions last week, board attorney Joseph Buzzell said.

Sayville attorney Eric Russo asked to reschedule the hearing on behalf of his client, Frank Priolo III, village officials said.

Priolo wants to demolish The Riverview Boat Yard and Marina, which includes a two-story building at Campbell Street and Argyle Lane, and open a one-floor, 57-seat restaurant and bar.

But residents have raised concerns that the business would increase traffic and generate quality of life issues.

Village officials said that Priolo would have to pay for any traffic study or site plan review.

The board is to hear public comments at a later date.

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