Peconic Bay Medical Center adds to its leadership team with a brand new post: vice president for clinical transformationPBMC’s vice president for clinical transformation is a newly created position to oversee the development of advanced clinical services at the hospital, which has tapped the former president of Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital to fill it.
- Historic Grange Hall, located on Sound Avenue in Northville, is in contract to be sold to a Buddhist meditation center.
- A companion bill has been introduced in the Senate by the New York and Connecticut Senate delegations. The measures would maintain funding for protection and restoration of the L.I. Sound of $65 million per year through 2020.
Cops: Two Riverhead men face assault, menacing and other charges after March 10 incident at Mill Road homeTwo men face assault and menacing charges in a March 10 incident at a Mill Road home.
- Rep. Lee Zeldin said today the proposed shift of responsibility for Medicaid funding from the county to the state “single-handily flips Suffolk County’s recurring massive nine figure budget deficits into budget surpluses.”
- The MTA fire marshal was called to investigate the fire alongside the railroad tracks east on Mill Road.
- Three westbound vehicles were involved in the rear-end smack-up at about 2:40 p.m. east of Harrison Avenue.
- A three-car accident involving a Riverhead school bus on Route 25 in Aquebogue this morning sent one person to the hospital. No one on the bus was injured. The bus was carrying about 15 elementary school children at the time of the crash, which occurred shortly after 8:30 a.m. The bus was ...
Town allows Costco site developer to export more than 26,000 cubic yards of soil from clear-cut site on Route 58The developer of a controversial Route 58 commercial property got permission to remove 26,041 cubic yards of soils from a formerly wooded site it was allowed to clear cut in 2013 in order to avoid importing soils to fill low spots.
Developmentally disabled adults face uncertainty as N.Y. changes Medicaid payments and deep federal cuts loom“These are two storms colliding.” That’s how East End Disability Associates founder and CEO Lisa Meyer Fertal describes the confluence of N.Y. Medicaid reform measures already underway and the deep cuts to Medicaid funding proposed in Congress.
- The March 26 ‘unity town hall’ meeting will instead take place at the Hilton Garden Inn on Route 58 in Riverhead.
- Riverhead Free Library’s proposed $3.75 million operating budget for 2017-2018 calls for a 2.3-percent spending increase and a property tax levy increase of 1.03 percent. A public hearing will be held tonight at the library, beginning at 6 p.m.
More than 120 Riverhead seniors would lose home-delivered daily meals if fed budget cuts Meals on Wheels fundingThe president’s budget proposal would eliminate federal funding for the Meals on Wheels program, which contributes $100,000 to help feed more than 120 elderly Riverhead citizens.
- A pedestrian was struck and killed by a pickup truck on Route 58 near Applebee’s late last night, Riverhead Police Chief David Hegermiller said this morning.
- Two Riverhead Middle School 8th graders have distinguished themselves by writing award-winning essays with patriotic themes.
- Congratulations to Eric Cunha, Ryan Carrick and Christina Yakaboski for their great work at the Long Island Elite Track & Field Meet, where Long Island’s top runners from Nassau, Suffolk, ...
- McGann-Mercy fell to Mattituck in a hard-fought Class B title game today at Riverhead High School.
- Real estate transfers reported by the Suffolk County Clerk in the towns of Riverhead and Southold.
Please fix what’s broken about health care, but don’t break what’s not:
an open letter to my congressmanDo we really want all Americans to have access to health care — effective, affordable health care? When people can’t afford to buy it on their own, should the rest of us pay? Is health care a right? Or is it privilege?
- People who suffer are not to be ridiculed or mocked. It is not okay to laugh at their pain. Except sometimes, it’s ok to laugh with them.
- Suffolk OTB hopes a new casino in Islandia, which by summer will offer more than 1,000 video slot machines, will gross $2 billion per year and lift OTB out of bankruptcy.
- Ever since the undeveloped acres in the Pine Barrens started to be bought up with a specially dedicated, quarter-cent sales tax-funded bonding in 1987, the intention was as a future, rainy day kind of water resource. That rainy day is here — in spades.
- After sun poisoning and surviving an attack by a crazed school of angel fish, Laurie’s honeymoon took one more crazy turn. The 20th-anniversary trip should be a piece of cake, right?
- Throughout the Old Testament, references to the blowing of the trumpet, or the shofar, signify a call to pay attention and be obedient to the voice of God.
Peconic Bay Medical Center adds to its leadership team with a brand new post: vice president for clinical transformationPBMC’s vice president for clinical transformation is a newly created position to oversee the development of advanced clinical services at the hospital, which has tapped the former president of Mount ...
March is colorectal awareness month – PBMC uses giant inflatable walkthrough model to raise public’s conciousnessMore than 30,000 people each year would not die from colon cancer if they’d just get screened for the disease as recommended. Peconic Bay Medical Center set up a giant ...
- Chronic pain can wreak havoc in the lives of those who suffer from it. Find out more information about how to manage it at this free lecture.
Public Meetings Calendar
Daily newsletterGet fresh local news straight to your inbox every morning.