1. Cops: Shots fired into occupied parked vehicle on Doctors Path Saturday afternoon.
Riverhead Police said shots were fired from a moving, gray four-door sedan into an occupied vehicle parked on Doctors Path near Northville Turnpike in Riverhead at around 1 p.m. Saturday. No one was injured, police said.
2. Hubbard advocates 18-month moratorium on warehouse development in Calverton, but Town Board majority is on the fence.
“The industrial area in Calverton seems to be a hot spot for people wanting to come and build warehouses. And it's almost like the floodgates opened up and we got inundated…" Town staff backed him up, but his fellow Town Board members were not so sure.
3. Tempers flare as council members move to amend supervisor’s budget proposal, sparking dispute.
Six proposed amendments to the supervisor's budget proposal angered the supervisor and sparked a heated debate at Thursday's work session.
4. Developer pitches bringing indoor sports facilities and new outdoor fields to Veterans Memorial Park.
Veterans Memorial Park could be getting more than just an ice rink in the not-so-distant future, as another company has proposed bringing indoor sports facilities and multipurpose outdoor fields to continue to fill an undeveloped section of the Calverton park.
5. Race car jumps barrier, overturns at Calverton drag racing event, injuring driver.
The modified Mustang was going 75-80 mph when the driver lost control and crashed into the concrete barrier, jumping the wall and overturning. He was airlifted to Stony Brook with non-life-threatening injuries.
6. Barnes & Noble to open its doors on Wednesday.
The grand opening will begin with a ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. Bestselling authorities Nelson DeMille will cut the ribbon. He will also be signing copies of his new book, “The Maze.”
7. Riverhead woman charged in stabbing death of girlfriend last November pleads guilty.
The Riverhead woman charged in the stabbing death of her girlfriend, Marta Esmerelda Carbajal Ramirez in their East Main Street home last November has pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter.
8. Riverhead Democrats oust party chair after last year’s landslide losses; former town supervisor leads slate of new party leadership.
After Democratic voters ousted the incumbent party chairperson and elected 10 new members to the Riverhead Town Democratic Committee in the June party primary, the newly reconstituted committee on Tuesday elected Laura Jens-Smith as its chairperson and replaced all of its other officers.
9. Dean of Students resigns, transportation contracts approved: school board wrap-up.
The Riverhead Board of Education last night accepted the resignation of its dean of students, Kenneth Coard, just a little more than a year after hiring him to fill the recently created administrative position.
10. Looking back on the impacts of ‘superstorm’ Sandy: local photos and video of historic storm.
A photo and video retrospective on 'superstorm' Sandy's local impacts when it barreled into New York as a post-tropical cyclone on Oct. 29, 2012.
11. Reject Lee Zeldin’s extremist politics: letter to the editor.
New Yorkers have important decisions to make in the upcoming election on Nov. 8. Reproductive rights, gun safety, and environmental protection are on the ballot. After the violence of Jan. 6, democracy itself is on the line.
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