Katie, winner of the 2016 James Murphy Cub Reporter of the Year award from the L.I. Press Club, is a reporter, editor and web developer for the LOCAL news websites. A Riverhead native, she is a 2014 graduate of Stony Brook University.
Starting next year, Bella may finally have the opportunity to wear a Cub Scout uniform and earn badges as an official member of her brother’s Greenport pack, where she has long been a member in every way but name.
Federal prosecutors have charged Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota with obstruction of justice and witness tampering, arguing that he attempted to cover up a 2012 assault by former county police chief James Burke.
The artwork behind a new local coloring book will be on display this month at the Suffolk County Historical Society Museum, with a chance to meet the young creator of the project at an opening reception this weekend.
The program will kick off with Family Fun Night, an expo-style event at Riverhead High School that will feature interactive games, free raffles and displays from community organizations and student clubs.
After working for 22 years as a police officer, Miguel Vergara told his family he was ready for a change. And without a doubt, his new workplace is as different as can be – and just a little bit sweeter, too.