Riverhead Police: Florida man slashes two officers with ‘Sawzall’ blade after refusing to leave downtown hotel lobbyTwo Riverhead police officers were injured by a man who cut them with a ‘Sawzall’ blade after refusing to leave a downtown hotel lobby.
- A woman called police at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday to report she’d been ‘physically accosted’ by an unknown man who got into her car, stole her cell phone and fled on foot, according to Riverhead Police.
- Two men from New York City and one from Mount Vernon were arrested at a Riverhead auto dealership yesterday after they tried to by a 2014 Ford 150 with fraudulent identification, according to police.
- The driver of an SUV that crossed into the oncoming lane and hit another vehicle had just been reported to police by another motorist as an erratic operator, according to police.
- A Kent Animal Shelter volunteer found ‘Minnie’ on Mill Road and brought her to the Calverton Shelter, where they checked RiverheadLOCAL and identified her.
- The Riverhead Police Benevolent Association will host a fundraiser Wednesday night at PeraBell to benefit the Ristau and Runnalls families, two local families who lost their homes and all their possessions in two devastating fires in August.
Where do the supervisor candidates stand on environmental issues?
Monday night forum aims to find outSean Walter, Jodi Giglio and Anthony Coates will each face questions by environmental advocates — separately — in an Oct. 5 session at the Suffolk County Community College Culinary in Riverhead.
New five-story, 45-unit apartment building on West Main Street, gains preliminary site plan approvalThe five-story, 45-unit apartment building proposed for West Main Street was granted preliminary site plan approval last night by the Riverhead Planning Board, which last night also issued a determination that the development will have no significant environmental impact.
- Six Riverhead High School students have been selected for the All-State Music Festival to be held in Rochester in December and seven will perform at the All-County Music Festival.
- When it rains, it pours — especially when the Blue Waves are in town. The last time Riverhead traveled to face an undefeated Smithtown West Bulls team, they came home with the win. ...
- Fall has reared its ugly head, replete with winds out of the east for days on end and now a hurricane. Yuck.
- Get out there and fish the September full moon this weekend. It’s a great time for diamond jigging for bass and blues.
- What lists can and cannot do: confessions of an obsessive list-maker.
- Apples are overflowing their bushel baskets in the kitchen and that means one thing: the comforting aroma of baked apples will soon fill the house.
- Really, I tried. I hauled three days worth of supplies. I bathed pasty, uncooperative children in sunblock. I chased flying umbrellas. I sat in pools of my own sweat, acquiring a coating of sand every time I moved. I’d rather be poolside.
- Eileen Benthal packed up her special-needs daughter, Johanna, her wheelchair and service dog for a trip to Manhattan to visit neurologists and catch a glimpse and be inspired by Pope Francis and his message of love.
- It’s officially autumn and I’m still trying to enjoy all things summer. But not to worry — soon enough we will be indulging in all things pumpkin spice and before you know it, talking turkey. My last summer fling is a juicy, pan-seared, blue cheese-stuffed burger. This is one of my favorites. Who doesn’t love a ...
Former school board member: ‘ashamed of’ board members who won’t support Family Community Life Center projectFormer school board member Butch Langhorn criticizes board of education’s refusal to support the Family Community Life Center proposal for affordable rental apartments and a community center.
- A new optometry practice in Riverhead is introducing comprehensive vision therapy to the East End for the first time, providing non-surgical alternatives for many common eye problems like lazy eye, ...
- 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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