- Worried about depleted water supplies, water district superintendent says fire departments should roll their tankers when responding to overnight alarms.
- Buncee, a web-based app for curating and creating interactive content, has enamored educators worldwide, nearly tripling its user base in the past year.
Suffolk police union’s ‘super PAC’ targets Riverhead supervisor with radio and web attack ads, direct mailA “super PAC” created by the Suffolk County police union has Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter in its crosshairs. The question is: Why? Walter says his opponent will move to have the county take over the Riverhead PD — which challenger Jodi Giglio and the county PBA president vigorously deny.
Teen jogger injured in hit-and-run crash on quiet Calverton street; cops searching for dark-colored minivanThe 17-year-old girl was struck by a dark-colored van on East Meadow Road before the van fled in an unknown direction on Youngs Avenue.
- A State Supreme Court judge has dismissed the felony criminally negligent homicide charge brought against the PSEG driver involved in the fatal head-on crash on Flanders Road in January 2014. Evidence of driver’s text conversation five minutes before estimated time of crash is insufficient, judge rules.
- A two-car collision at the Edwards Avenue and Route 25 intersection this afternoon sent one woman to the hospital and snarled traffic near the intersection for about half an hour.
- Sunny, warm and humid weather will be with us all week in the run-up to Labor Day Weekend, according to the National Weather Service. Repaving work has resumed on Flanders Road between Oak Avenue and the traffic circle, and will continue during the overnight hours for the next couple of weeks, ...
- Police are searching for a man who robbed a taxi cab at the corner of Edwards Avenue and River Road in Calverton late Sunday night.
As summer construction projects are wrapped up, school board readies for district’s new academic yearIn the last school board meeting before the start of the new year on Sept. 7, the Riverhead Board of Education discussed several housekeeping items, a new program for students ...
- Austin Fitzpatrick set a goal for himself going into his junior lacrosse season at Riverhead: finish the year with a collegiate commitment.
- Riverhead Alum Erika Moncada finished first in her weight class at the Connecticut Open Weightlifting Competition, qualifying for the American Open in December.
- RHS graduate and Blue Waves football star Malcolm Cater has had five NFL scouts show up at the University of Charleston asking for him even before camp started.
- Fish are starting to hear the dinner bell on the North Fork. Reports of absolute savage bluefish and striped bass fishing come in. Bottom-fishing remains hot.
- Red hot bottom fishing, blues, bass, plenty of baitfish of all kinds and a 21-inch, four-plus pound ‘scuposaurus.’
- Ten things you never ever heard Jim Anderson say to his children in 1950s Norman Rockwell America — guaranteed.
- Despite little time to train and no running stroller to use, Eileen Benthal was determined to complete the 5K race with her special-needs teenage daughter.
- Fresh-baked muffins are a great way to make use of over-ripened fruit — and make your whole house smell heavenly too.
- I’ve been working for more than 25 years to protect water quality and preserve open space. I’ve rarely experienced the kind and degree of personal attack as I have seen in connection with the application for expansion of the Kent Animal Shelter into the protected Core Preservation Area of the Pine Barrens. It has been ...
- Op-ed by George Goode: Richard Amper’s hyperbole about the Kent Animal Shelter is the kind of spectacle that’s made people lose respect for our political system, where a special interest group can tie our government in knots. Here’s why he’s wrong, point by point.
- Riverhead supervisor candidate Anthony Coates on the debate about immigration taking place in Riverhead Town Hall: “Hooping and hollering about ‘Illegals’ may get you some headlines and maybe some votes but what’s left behind is resentment and the ashes that can kindle a fire.”
- It’s a very long walk from New York to New Orleans — 900 nautical miles, in fact — but 27 PBMC Health employees were up to the task.
- Watch along with Michele as she guides you through a workout set to song that you can do in your own home.
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