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Riverhead Blotter: Woman arrested for possessing cocaine, heroin

According to police, Deena Colgan was observed walking into a wooded area on Harrison Avenue when an officer asked her to stop. She then reached into her pants and pulled out a glass pipe, officials said.


Cops: Man killed in crash after suffering medical emergency

A 53-year-old Kings Park man was pronounced dead Monday at an area hospital, after suffering a medical emergency while driving in East Northport, Suffolk County Police said.


Immigrant detained by ICE after 17 years on LI

Felipe Iñiguez, 49, of Central Islip, entered the United States illegally in 2001. When Iñiguez was pulled over in May for a burned-out headlight, Lloyd Harbor police notified U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The Ecuadorian immigrant, who lives in Central Islip, was detained on Aug. 29. (C


Southampton Blotter: Mastic man charged with DWI in Riverside

Diego Segarra, 26, of Mastic was arrested for drunken driving last Friday, according to Southampton Town police.


Protestors demonstrate in Riverhead for 'Nobody is Above the Law' rally

“This is just one of truly countless assaults by the president on our constitutional structure, but it is one that is incredibly dangerous,” said Ulysses Smith, an anti-corruption lawyer who helped organize the event, said to the group. “It puts into jeopardy our ability to know the truth about one


Riverhead Police seek information on missing teens | RiverheadLOCAL

Erika Swanson, 16, left and Desiray Meislohn, 14, have been missing since they left Timothy Hill Children's Ranch Oct. 27, police said.


Remembering the armistice and honoring veterans: Ceremonies held in Riverhead and at Calverton National Cemetery | RiverheadLOCAL

Prior to 1954, Nov. 11 was known as Armistice Day — the day the armistice agreement was signed and the bloody, four-year war that claimed the lives of more than 16 million people formally came to an end.


For Suffolk officer who lost legs in war, a new home

Matias Ferreira, who was severely injured in an explosion while a Marine lance corporal serving in Afghanistan, was given the customized house by the national nonprofit Homes for Our Troops.


16-Year-Old Girl Sexually Assaulted on Long Island Street: Police

What to KnowA 16-year-old girl was sexually assaulted on a street in Huntington, Suffolk County police sayThe girl had been walking with a friend at 1:15 a.m., police sayThe man is described as being in his early 20s with acne and a scar on his forehead


3 teens ejected from car that overturned on the LIE

3 teens were ejected when their car crashed on the Long Island Expressway.RONKONKOMA, Long Island (WABC) --Three teenagers were ejected from their car after a crash on the Long Island Expressway early Sunday.It happened at around 2:45 a.m. near exit 61 in Ronkonkoma.Suffolk County Police say a tire


Harlem Wizards come to Riverhead for a slam-dunk good time on the court | RiverheadLOCAL

The Wizards are known for razzle-dazzle, hoops hijinks and comedy on the court — and last night, they did not disappoint.


Boys Cross Country: Runners take on Sunken Meadow - Riverhead News Review

As described by DyeStat.com, the five-kilometer course starts with a flat 1,200 meters before the runners hit steep Snake Hill. Then they move on through a picnic area and take a half-mile climb to the base of notorious Cardiac Hill, which extends for some 200 meters of steep terrain.


Police seek help locating two teenagers who left Timothy Hill Children's Ranch

The two girls, Desiray Meislohn, 14, and Erika Swanson, 16, left the ranch Oct. 27. No foul play is suspected, police said.


'Black Tie & Boots' annual gala to benefit Timothy Hill's residents, Nov. 15 | RiverheadLOCAL

The ranch is also looking for sponsors for the gala. For more information, to purchase tickets, or become a sponsor call Joseph Tumminello, Timothy Hill’s developmental field officer at631-369-1234ext. 124, at631-974-0873orclick hereto email him.


LI drug trafficking ring busted, officials say 

The ring is accused of selling heroin, cocaine, crack, opioid pills and other narcotics, authorities said. Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy Sini said the suspects in the “multimillion-dollar ring” would sell to dealers, at amounts such as 100 grams at a time, and change their prices dependin


Riverhead auto dealership raises $8,500 for North Fork Breast Health Coalition | RiverheadLOCAL

Apple Honda general manager Bill Fields, presents a check for $8,500 to North Fork Breast Health Coalition vice president Melanie McEvoy-Zuhoski Nov. 7 at its Route 58 new car showroom. Also pictured are, from left: County Legislator Al Krupski, Riverhead Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith, Apple Honda exe


Conversation: An interview with ‘The Last Race’ filmmaker Michael Dweck - Riverhead News Review

As an artist focusing on “endangered societal enclaves,” he grew particularly interested in the future of the raceway, the last of its kind on an island that once boasted 40 tracks. As he got more heavily involved with his photography project and noticed how ongoing development along Route 58 began


DA Sini, DEA, ATF, NCPD, & LI Heroin Task Force Announce Indictment of 19 Individuals In ‘Operation Moneygram’ Narcotics Investigation

Hauppauge, NY - November 8, 2018 -Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy D. Sini was joined by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), the Nassau County Police Department, and the Long Island Heroin Task Force, comprising


BREAKING: Riverhead Town Board votes in favor of Calverton Aviation & Technology

After months of deliberating, the decision is in: The Riverhead Town Board has voted in favor of Calverton Aviation & Technology as being qualified and eligible to purchase approximately 1,640 acres of town-owned land at EPCAL.


Dazzling Riverhead Holiday Light Show Coming To Calverton

The show will be open select dates beginning on Nov. 16 and running through the end of December; dates include Nov. 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30 and Dec. 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, and 29.