1. Man charged with DWI after early morning crash that seriously injured two.

A Queens man was charged with Driving While Intoxicated following a two-vehicle crash on the westbound Long Island Expressway in Manorville early this morning that injured four people, two of them seriously, Suffolk County Police said.

2. Memories, inspiration and paying it forward at Tanger 5K to benefit North Fork Breast Health Coalition.

In a fitting end to the annual 5K walk hosted by Tanger Outlets to benefit the North Fork Breast Health Coalition, a 10-year-old girl walking in memory of her beloved kindergarten teacher Keri Stromski was first to cross the finish line this morning.

3. Riverhead Country Fair to make comeback after COVID hiatus.

The Riverhead Country Fair, a perennial favorite, will return to downtown Riverhead Sunday, Oct. 10 featuring craft vendors, food, carnival rides, midway games, live entertainment, agricultural and homemaking contests and local craft beverages.

4. Police seek information about girls missing from Little Flower.

Jacqueline Caraballo, 14, left, and Autumn Tucker, 13, were reported missing by Little Flower Children's Services on Sept. 25, Riverhead Police said.

5. Residents worry about more pollution as they wait for public water access.

Residents near the former Grumman facility in Calverton who rely on private wells are worried about storm-damaged vehicle storage on a runway there as they anxiously await word on federal funding for water main extensions to serve their neighborhood, where some wells are polluted by various contaminants.

6. Riverhead airs revised moratorium on solar energy production.

A new proposal for a moratorium on solar energy production systems in Calverton may be voted on at the next town board meeting.

7. Time capsule hidden in church steeple provides glimpse into its past.

A time capsule found in the steeple of an Aquebogue church during renovations last month provided the congregation with a peek into the past when it was opened after Sunday’s worship service this week. Workers at Old Steeple Church discovered the locked wooden box tucked away in the structure as they prepared to dismantle it […]

8. Groundwater pollution at closed Riverhead landfill is 10x state limit, investigation finds.

Chemical contaminants known to have a wide range of health risks have been detected at the Riverhead landfill site on Youngs Avenue at levels up to more than 10 times the state drinking water standard, prompting an investigation by environmental and health officials into potential contamination of nearby private wells.

9. Photos: Riverhead’s homecoming parade.

It was a picture-perfect day for a homecoming parade — blue skies and sunshine, moderate temperatures and lots of smiles all around.

10. First hamlet meeting for comp plan update marred by tech glitches and ‘wrong’ map boundaries.

The hamlet meetings for the long-delayed comprehensive plan update got off to a bumpy start last week, thanks to technical glitches and boundary lines on the planners' map that designated a large chunk of Jamesport as in Aquebogue, upsetting residents.

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