Water wars: Town pulls trigger on water district extension for Manorville in effort to keep water authority out of Riverhead
After years of request for public water by Manorville residents, the town board last night took the first step to provide the service, after learning the SCWA is now exploring bringing water to the area.
Fearing Grumman water contamination, frustrated Manorville residents without access to public water ask Navy for relief
“Every resident of the Manorville section of Riverhead worries every single time they turn on the tap." Kelly McClinchy of Manorville has organized residents in a campaign to get public water to their remote community.
Officials confirm Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus in Manorville mosquito sample, schedule pesticide application for Saturday night
Suffolk County vector control will spray areas of Manorville and Calverton by truck Saturday from 7 p.m. to midnight with the pesticide Anvil to control adult mosquitos in the area, after another mosquito sample taken this month tested positive for EEE.
Investigation continues into MTBE groundwater contamination in Pine Barrens; three wells affected so far
The source and extent of the contamination remains unknown. The state DEC is "aggressively" investigating as health officials continue to test water samples taken from the two dozen wells in the area of Oakwood Drive in Manorville, in the Pine Barrens core preservation area.
Town Hall Notebook
Arrival of NextGen 911 technology in Suffolk will clear up confusion on town borders and hasten response times: police
New technology on the way to public safety dispatch offices in Suffolk County will help clear the confusion about responding to addresses in areas that border two jurisdictions, even when calls are made from cell phones.
Second man charged with murder in death of Amityville man whose burning body was found in Manorville woods
Suffolk County Police homicide detectives have charged a second Amityville man with the murder of German Guzman, whose burning body was found in Manorville Oct. 15
Bryan Rosales-Mejia, 21, was charged with murder in the second degree for the death of German Guzman, also of Amityville.
A passing motorist on Wading River-Manor Road noticed a fire in the woods, then discovered it was a burning body, Suffolk County Police said.
Manorville residents say their sparsely populated hamlet is a ‘forgotten little corner’ of Riverhead Town
Manorville residents complain they don't get the same level of municipal services as other communities because they live in a remote, sparsely populated area of the township.