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Cops: Alcohol compliance check leads to one arrest in Riverhead

An employee at Vines and Hopes on East Main Street was arrested after selling alcohol to a minor during an investigation by the Riverhead police COPE Unit in cooperation with the Riverhead Community Awareness Program. The investigation used an "underage agent" at four local businesses in an attempt

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-23 11:26:43

Riverhead Blotter: Teen charged with assault; Southampton man faces rape charge

Riverhead Town police arrested a Southampton man for rape on Monday. Kevin Gonzalez, 28, was arrested at police headquarters around 9:15 p.m. and charged with two counts of second-degree rape, a felony, regarding incidents that occurred in May and June of 2016, officials said. Further details were n

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-23 10:01:21

Missing Riverhead Man Found Uninjured: Police

RIVERHEAD, NY - A missing Riverhead man has been found uninjured police said. According to Riverhead Town Police, Dominick J. Cusano, 24, who was reported missing on Sept. 20 by his family, was located by Southold Police with the assistance of the public; his family was notified. Dominick went missi

PATCH - 2017-09-23 04:01:52

Tammy Robinkoff elected new leader of Riverhead GOP Committee

The Riverhead Town Republican Committee will go into this fall's elections with a new leader. Tammy Robinkoff was elected to a two-year term as committee chairperson Wednesday night at the Riverhead Elks Lodge. She was unopposed. She has been a purchasing agent for the Suffolk County Board of Electi

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-21 21:10:38

Cops: Armed robbery reported on Railroad Avenue

Riverhead Town police are investigating a robbery early Saturday involving three suspects - one of whom displayed a semi-automatic type of handgun, according to a police press release. Police received a 911 call from the victim on Railroad Avenue just past midnight. With the assistance of a language

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-23 11:09:54

Mattituck-Cutchogue superintendent to receive Helen Wright Prince award

Dr. Anne Smith, superintendent of Mattituck-Cutchogue Schools, has been chosen by the Southold Anti-Bias Task Force as the 2017 recipient of the Helen Wright Prince award. The award was created in 2014 to posthumously honor Prince, a longtime teacher at the East Cutchogue migrant camp and an outspo

SOUTHOLDLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-23 11:04:04

SoFo- All About Bats! By Quogue Wildlife: Family

where: please call for reservations and information about meeting place details: This 45-minute program will teach adults, children and families all about bats, including their anatomy and amazing physical adaptations, various lifestyles of bats from all over the world-including Long Island-and th

27EAST.COM - 2017-09-23 04:28:44

CBS2 Demands Answers About Alleged Ticket Trap In Ridgewood, Queens

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - On Thursday night, CBS2 shared a story about drivers in Queens who felt they were being forced into a ticket trap, with police standing by to write them up for blocking the box. In the 24 hours since, more drivers have come forward with the same complaint. So CBS2's Jessica L

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-23 06:35:00

All of Blue Ridge Parkway open after Irma's heavy rains

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - The entire Blue Ridge Parkway has reopened after the heavy rains of Hurricane Irma forced the closure of some parts of it. The National Park Service said the last of the debris from the storm was cleared away Thursday at Craggy Gardens near Asheville. Parts of the road were cl

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-09-22 23:59:59

County Legislator Bridget Fleming Hears Riders On Car Free Day On Friday

As she waited for the S92 bus to pull onto the small shoulder that passes for a bus stop inches away from the roaring traffic of County Road 39 in Southampton, Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming looked for a rider to talk to on her Car Free Day mission, part of her larger plan to remedy publi

27EAST.COM - 2017-09-23 00:54:00

Suffolk needs more data to judge red-light cameras

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NEWSDAY - 2017-09-23 21:44:00

One on One with Pam Green

Pam Green, executive director of Kent Animal Shelter. Photo from Kent Animal Shelter Kent Animal Shelter in Calverton has been a haven for shelter pets for almost half a century. In 2016, under the helm of Executive Director Pam Green, the shelter placed a record-breaking 1,016 animals in new homes

TBRNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-22 21:33:38

EPCAL drug research/treatment center seeks tax breaks

The developers of a proposed addiction research and treatment center at the Enterprise Park at Calverton are the latest group seeking tax incentives from the Riverhead Industrial Development Agency. The center, known as Peconic Care, would occupy 40 acres on the southeastern portion of EPCAL. The la

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-22 10:01:00

Editorial: Supervisor speaks out on Sports East proposal

Scott Russell did something unusual this week when he called reporters to Town Hall to say publicly that he supports the Sports East project for Mattituck. He praised Paul Pawlowski, a developer of the proposed project, and said if Sports East can't find a home on Main Road the town should consider

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-22 14:20:50

Coffin Races set for Griffing Avenue; Farmers Market bites the dust

The annual Halloween Parade and the new "coffin races" will be among the highlights of the Riverhead Business Improvement District's Halloween Festival this year. The BID management association has now finalized the specifics of its plans for it's second annual Halloween Festival. Members of the BID

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-21 22:50:50

ZBA upholds Sports East notice of disapproval

The Southold Zoning Board of Appeals on Thursday upheld a notice of disapproval issued last December that the Sports East facility proposed for Mattituck did not meet the definition of a membership club. The use for such a facility is not permitted in the proposed site's zoning, the board upheld. T

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-21 22:58:16

Kait's Angels fundraiser to benefit 8-year-old girl with brain tumor

Six years ago, at only 2 years old, Morgan West was diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, an inoperable brainstem tumor. Over the past six years Morgan, now 8, has undergone numerous treatments to combat DIPG, but according to the Facebook page "Helping Hands 4 Morgan," she recently learn

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-21 10:00:28

Local fire fighters to raise money for hurricane victims

STAMFORD - Local fire fighters will raise money Sunday for the victims of recent hurricanes. The Stamford Professional Fire Fighters Association, IAFF Local 786 and the Stamford Fire Department will host a full slate of fundraisers. The first is "Fill the Boot," happening from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at

STAMFORD ADVOCATE - 2017-09-22 15:06:52

Construction starts on $11M ambulance HQ

Construction on a new $11 million headquarters for the Mastic Beach Ambulance Company has begun. The new two-story, 18,000-square-foot building on 1.2 acres at 343 Main St. in Mastic Beach will expand the capacity of the ambulance company with five drive-through vehicle bays, according to a statemen

LONG ISLAND BUSINESS NEWS - 2017-09-21 13:51:44

Long Island woman abandoned as a baby meets her rescuer

When Susan Mote set out to find her biological parents, she got a new set of relationships and answers - just not the ones she was expecting. Mote, 48, of Shirley, had been abandoned as a baby in 1968 and knew little about her origins until this week. On Wednesday, Mote reunited with the teen who f

NEWSDAY - 2017-09-22 01:03:34