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Head-on crash closes Main Road in Aquebogue | RiverheadLOCAL

Riverhead Police, Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance, Riverhead Fire Department heavy rescue and fire police are at the scene.

RIVERHEADLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-18 15:58:30

Cops: Calverton man charged in connection to shooting outside Riverhead bar - Riverhead News Review

The incident, police said, occurred after a verbal argument in the parking lot that escalated into the shooting. Police responded at 1:42 a.m. after receiving reports of shots fired. The shooting left a 32-year-old man and 34-year-old woman with serious injuries, police said.

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2018-10-17 00:06:12

ShopRite welcomes early-bird shoppers after 'soft opening' | RiverheadLOCAL

The supermarket, located at 1510 Old Country Road, had a “soft opening” this week in advance of its Sunday, Oct. 21 grand opening and ribbon-cutting.

RIVERHEADLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-18 20:32:34

Barbecue food truck opens hidden LI storefront

Leisure time is, apparently, not what Kerri and Rich Ciota wanted from retirement. Having given up busy careers in, respectively, catering and construction, the couple bought a custom-designed food truck fitted with a smoker and kitchen and began to up their backyard game. Over the next four years t

NEWSDAY - 2018-10-18 12:00:00

Calverton man charged in Sept. 29 shootings on Railroad Avenue | RiverheadLOCAL

Lee was processed at the Riverhead Police Department and arraigned in Riverhead Justice Court, police said. At arraignment, Judge Lori Hulse set bail at $1 million cash or $3 million bond, according to a police press release. Lee was remanded to the Suffolk County Correctional Facility, police said.

RIVERHEADLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-16 23:35:04

Developer promises more parking for apartment complex at former Sears site - Riverhead News Review

The developer of a proposed170-unit apartment complexat the former Sears site on East Main Street said he’ll provide far more parking spaces than the 88 originally proposed for the project.Robert Muchnick of the Metro Group, who is under contract to buy the property from Riverhead Enterprises, told

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2018-10-18 21:00:48

Grandmother: Teacher made racist remark to 8-year-old

Her grandson, a fourth-grader in the Longwood district, says the teacher changed the student's self-portrait during class Monday so the nose was larger, explaining that African-Americans have "big noses."

NEWSDAY - 2018-10-18 00:45:00

Riverhead Town strikes five-year deal with its rank-and-file police union | RiverheadLOCAL

Riverhead Town and the Riverhead Police union representing rank and file officers have reached a five-year deal on a labor contract running from Jan. 1, 2016 through Dec. 31, 2020. The town board last night approved a stipulation setting forth changes tothe last agreement, which expired Dec. 31, 201

RIVERHEADLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-17 14:01:28

DA Sini: Holbrook Man Indicted in Connection with Motor Vehicle Crash that Killed Boy Scout

SCPD arrested Thomas Murphy of Holbrook, 59, for DWI.Photo by: Suffolk County Police Department

LONGISLAND.COM - 2018-10-17 11:58:00

Town needs dress code banning provocative clothing to prevent sexual harassment, resident says | RiverheadLOCAL

Scantily clad bodies can provoke sexual harassment, according to Sal Mastropaolo, who took the podium to ask the board to implement a dress code to help prevent sexual harassment.

RIVERHEADLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-17 02:09:20

Man Stole Over $750 Worth Of Items From Commack Store: Police

COMMACK, NY - Suffolk Police officers are seeking the public's help to identify and locate the man who stole merchandise from a Commack store in July.The man (pictured above) stole a Husqvarna lawn mower and a Husqvarna backpack blower from Lowes on 100 Long Island Expressway, on July 26 at 8:45 p.m

PATCH - 2018-10-17 17:20:12

Dozens of people voice opinions at Regulated Marijuana Workgroup - Riverhead News Review

As legal marijuana gets closer to becoming a reality in New York, state officials are asking the public: How can we get it right?

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2018-10-17 19:47:32

Police Seeking Man Who Made Off with Landscaping Equipment from Commack Store

Commack, NY - October 17, 2018 -Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fourth Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who stole merchandise from aCommackstore in July.

LONGISLAND.COM - 2018-10-17 16:06:00

Driver Who Killed Boy Scout Drinking Since 9 AM, Refused Ride: DA

MANORVILLE, NY — Tragic details emerged Tuesday as an alleged drunk driver who plowed into a Boy Scout Troop out on a hike, killing a 12-year old, was arraigned on a 16-count indictment — including reports that the man had been drinking since 9 a.m. and had been offered a ride due to his level of in


Bookkeeper Stole Almost $20K: Police

MASTIC, NY — A Mastic woman stole almost $20,000 while employed as a bookkeeper, police said.


East Quogue Man Tries To Flee Cops: Police

GREENPORT, NY — An East Quogue man was arrested after he tried to flee police officers in Greenport, police said.


Live and work at this Sag Harbor village building, asking $6.6M

If you’re looking for an investment opportunity, this commercial building inSag Harborwith two residential apartments upstairs has come on the market for $6.6 million with Compass Real Estate agents Scott Strough, Kathleen Zappola, and Christian Lipp.

CURBED - 2018-10-17 12:00:13

Missing Long Island teen may be on Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A 17-year-old girl missing more than a month from Long Island might be in our borough, according to authorities.


Southampton Blotter: Two arrested for driving with suspended licenses in Northampton - Riverhead News Review

Jose Castro, 42, was pulled over near Speonk Riverhead Road around 8:43 a.m. last Tuesday after he failed to yield to an emergency vehicle, police said.


Get your coffins ready! Halloween Fest set for Oct. 26-28 in downtown Riverhead | RiverheadLOCAL

The coffin races are part of downtown Riverhead’s annual Halloween Festival Weekend. The Halloween festival also includes the after-dark Grand Halloween Parade on Main Street, a special screening of the Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Suffolk Theater Friday night, a costume party for kids at the aq