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Emil Breitenbach Jr


Mary Rita Kennelly, 94

Mary Rita Kennelly (nee McGuire), 94, passed away Saturday, July 19 at her home in Naples, Florida.She was born December 1, 1919 to the...
2014 0725 cross walk

Collecting honks and hallelujahs, man carrying cross sets out on cross-island trek

Wooden cross slung over his shoulder, "believer" cap on his head and Holy Bible at his hip, a Selden man is taking to...
2014 0723 landscape adventure

Landscape Adventure

“We want to help keep our customers’ homes beautiful," said Jeanne Scott, owner of online and call-in florist/landscaping business Landscape Adventure.
2014 0721 mva

One injured in collision at Union Avenue and Second Street

A woman was taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center Monday afternoon after a two-car crash at the intersection of Union Avenue and Second...
2014 0717 car show

Classic car show on the riverfront comes to life

After a slow start to the season due to inclement weather, the Riverhead BID’s classic car night on the riverfront is picking up...
2014 0713 beer-tastng festival

Riverhead’s first L.I. beer-tasting festival held in Polish Town

The Polish Town Civic Association hosted its first Long Island beer-tasting festival yesterday in Polonaise Park, where an assortment of Long Island breweries—...
Jamesport Fire Department members lead the department's annual parade last night on Main Road. (Photo: Emil Breitenbach Jr.)

Photos: Jamesport Fire Department’s annual parade

People lined Main Road in Jamesport last night to watch the Jamesport Fire Department's annual parade, which stepped off at Washington Avenue and...
police line lights

Missing 15-year-old boy found in Calverton National Cemetery

A 15-year-old boy who was reported missing from the Wading River Motel Tuesday evening was located by police about an hour later in Calverton...
2014 0707 aircraft down

Small aircraft and occupant recovered by police in L.I. Sound

Police have located a small aircraft that went down in the L.I. Sound off Iron Pier Beach in Riverhead earlier this morning. They said...
2014 0702 structure fire

Abandoned building in Calverton burns to the ground, fire under investigation

Updated 4:15 p.m.: Riverhead Police said in a press release issued at 4 p.m. that "the cause of the fire does not appear...