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Wine and Noses: Celebrating a chain of love across the...

Dogs bring unconditional love into countless lives — but when they're trained to help individuals with disabilities, t...

'Business Expo' set for Saturday on the riverfront

A Wading River businessman has organized an "East End Small Business Expo" on the Peconic Riverfront tomorrow, where loc...

NYSDOT: Disputed signs are on private property

The state Department of Transportation has determined that signs erected on Flanders Road by the sister of the Hampton B...

Collecting honks and hallelujahs, man carrying cross sets out on...

Wooden cross slung over his shoulder, "believer" cap on his head and Holy Bible at his hip, a Selden man is taking to th...

Road work today: paving projects in Aquebogue and Wading River

The Riverhead Highway Department is resurfacing the entire length of Edgar Avenue in Aquebogue today, beginning at appro...

'Countywide' police radio upgrade doesn't include Riverhead, other East End...

A planned upgrade to digital technology for emergency communications in Suffolk County could prove costly for East End p...

Main Road historic district nomination up for review; public information...

As Riverhead's plans progress to get the Main Road historic corridor from Aquebogue to Laurel listed in the state and na...

Court rejects Smithtown developer's attack on Riverhead zoning

A developer's plan to build a 170,000-square-foot retail and rental apartment complex on the corner of Manor Road and Ro...

Flanders family to state DOT: Forget the signs, fix the...

Barbara Tocci's family, still looking for answers from Southampton Town Police on the cause of the crash that took the 4...

County, planning to open Beagle Club site to bowhunting, installing...

County workers clearing land on the old Beagle Club property along Edwards Avenue this week had local residents and Rive...

After tragic end of owner's troubled young life, Birchwood restaurant...

The Birchwood Restaurant in Polish Town has closed its doors — at least for now. A sign posted on the front door pro...

Voters asked to weigh in on merger of comptroller, treasurer...

With an eye toward cost savings, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has pitched a plan that would merge the county t...

Bank takes shuttered Cody's BBQ property, seeks buyer

  The Cody's BBQ site is now in the hands of the bank that held a $770,000 mortgage on the property. Suffolk Co...

East End's state lawmakers blast MTA for 'stunning' lack of...

East End state lawmakers are demanding that the MTA/LIRR make immediate contingency plans for the potential LIRR strike ...

Edgar Allan Poe festival in the works for Halloween weekend in downtow...

Downtown Riverhead is planning to host an Edgar Allan Poe festival this Halloween. The Riverhead BID is planning a three-day festival beginning on Friday, Oct. 31, centered aroun...

Councilman says he was wrong in flap over jobs

The argument over planned personnel transfers at last night's town board meeting has taken a new turn today: Councilman John Dunleavy said he's changed his mind and will now go alo...

Millennials want out: Poor pay, low job fulfillment, limited housing o...

Economist Martin Cantor visited Riverhead Town Hall last week to sound an alarm about the future of Long Island. An "overwhelming majority" of people between the ages of 20 and 3...

Riverhead cops: Driver of taxi involved in crash drove with suspended ...

The driver of the taxi cab that crashed into a parked truck on Pulaski Street last night was driving with a suspended license and was issued a summons for unlicensed operation of a...

Sunday bus ridership triples, with East End route posting highest numb...

Sunday bus riders in Suffolk County have nearly tripled since the new program was launched six months ago. Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman announced today. According t...

Riverhead looks to help commuters in the event of looming LIRR strike

With a potential LIRR strike just five days away, Riverhead Town is looking to provide extra bus storage and commuter parking for Hampton Jitney in the event of a walkout. Hampto...

Jamesport Fire District awarded FEMA grant for new safety equipment

The Jamesport Fire District is one of three  in Suffolk County that will receive federal funding to purchase protective equipment for firefighters. JFD will receive $24,791 ...

Woman rescued from sinking boat talks about harrowing experience

The family rescued from a sinking boat in the Peconic Bay Sunday afternoon were worried they'd be stranded in the water all night. "It all happened so fast, almost before we knew...
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