- Snowfall is expected to reach 20-30 inches.
- Blizzard watch in effect Monday night through Tuesday for nor’easter that could dump more than a foot of snow on eastern LI, according to National Weather Service. Heavy snow, blowing winds may create whiteout conditions during the storm.
- Slushy, slick roads could lead to treacherous conditions as black ice forms overnight, according to the National Weather Service.
- Sleet and rain are falling after a few inches of snow overnight, making local roads and sidewalks slushy, Riverhead Highway Supt. George Woodson said.
- Assembly Democrats publicly stood behind the speaker after his arrest on federal corruption charges yesterday, as the Republican minority called for his immediate resignation.
- Diane O’Neill, 65, charged with DWI after an accident that killed a 90-year-old pedestrian Jan 13 has retired from her teaching job of more than 20 years.
- After two years of construction, Riverhead Charter School is officially operating out of its new $14.1 million school building, which it unveiled at a ceremony at the school today. The new, two-story building includes bigger classrooms with updated technology, a library, an administration wing, new art, music and science classrooms and a multi-functional “cafetorium,” which will ...
- Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa and Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter both say the group, which has established successful patrols in Greenport, will begin Riverhead patrols by month’s end.
- Forecasters say a coastal low is expected to rapidly deepen as it passes southeast of L.I. Saturday, and could bring significant accumulations to LI region.
- RVAC elected a new chief at its general membership meeting, filling a post that was vacant for nearly half of 2014 after the ex-chief’s suspension.
Aquebogue woman charged with theft from mother’s estate pleads guilty to felony grand larceny chargeCarol Majeski, 58, was charged with stealing more than $330,000 from the estate following the sale of her deceased mother’s home. Majeski, one of four children, was removed as executrix of the estate and ruled in contempt of court by the Surrogate, who had her arrested.
Meet Jewel, of Suffolk’s arson investigation team, who’s trained to sniff out accelerants at fire scenesThe 9-year-old lab partners with Suffolk County fire marshal Brett Martinez to investigate fires for evidence of arson. Martinez and Jewel demonstrated their procedures Sunday during an arson investigation training session at Riverhead Fire Department headquarters.
Twomey Ave. fire victims left homeless, focused on caring for youngest child,
an 18-year-old battling leukemiaA Calverton family left homeless by a devastating fire has as its main concern caring for their youngest child, who was diagnosed with cancer a year ago.
- The Riverhead PBA honored tops cops and retirees at its annual installation dinner held last night at the Suffolk Theater on East Main Street.
- It was an emotion-filled farewell for one of Riverhead PD’s top brass yesterday outside of police headquarters.