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Southold Blotter: Police respond to fight at Southold High School
Police responded to a report of two males fighting at Southold High School last Wednesday around 3 p.m., police said. A Southold man said another Southold man grabbed him by the neck and threw him to the ground. The alleged attacker responded to headquarters and was arrested after a request was made
Wow House: Brick Cove Marina Hits Market For $8.8M, Includes Home
GREENPORT, NY — An iconic North Fork marina has hit the market — and includes a single family home on-site. Features: Brick Cove Was Originally A Brickyard Built In 1887. Today, It Is Home To A Thriving Marina With 138 Slips And A Single-Family Residence. Other Buildings On The Property Include Work
Suffolk police shoot, kill knife-wielding man in "confrontation" in Shirley
Suffolk County police officers shot and killed a man holding a knife in Shirley on Saturday, police said. Homicide squad detectives are investigating the shooting at 12:30 p.m. on Rockledge Drive, police said.
Stuffing the trailer full of toys and more at Kait’s Angels event: Photos
Not long after the start of Kait’s Angels’ “Stuff the Trailer” event Thursday night, the pool table at EAsT on Main in Mattituck was overflowing with toys. The gifts were all donated to help families in need during the holiday season.
Local Homeless Man, Living In Truck For 7 Years, Needs Help
MATTITUCK, NY — A local homeless man on the North Fork who's been living in his truck desperately needs a new vehicle — and community members are opening their hearts to help.
CAST seeks more toy drive donations to meet growing need
Community Action Southold Town is need of donations for its annual toy drive. Executive director Cathy Demeroto said about 120 more local families have signed up to receive toys through the drive this year compared to last. There are more than 360 families in need this year. Approximately 240 signed
Man Crashes Into Pedestrian, Pole, Charged With DWI: Cops
MASTIC, NY — A man was charged with driving while intoxicated after hitting a pedestrian and a pole in a Shirley crash Friday night, police said. According to Suffolk County Police, Steven Reid, 46, of Wyandanch, was arrested at 11:37 p.m. and charged with DWI and aggravated unlicensed operation of
Editorial: Does one side have to cheat to win?
News broke last week that two North Fork men — both employees of the patronage trough that is the Suffolk County Board of Elections — had been arrested for forging signatures on nominating petitions ahead of the 2018 election.
Police: Suffolk man with 65 license suspensions caught in stolen car
Police say 65 license suspensions didn't stop a North Lindenhurst man from getting behind the wheel. Oscar Ronquillo was pulled over Friday morning in West Babylon. Police say he was driving a stolen Honda when they spotted him on Fulton Street.
Worker gets trapped in dirt pit at new Riverhead development
Walls of dirt collapsed Friday as construction workers were installing a cesspool at a new home on AJ Court in Riverhead, burying one worker up to his waist. Officials say they got the call around 3 p.m. Friday to a new housing development. The worker was buried down in the pit, unable to get out.
Rescuers on Long Island rushing to save endangered sea turtles
SOUTHOLD, Long Island (WABC) -- Volunteers on Long Island are rushing to save critically endangered sea turtles who have washed up on the sands of the North Fork. The East Coast is home to several turtle species, but many have fallen ill recently due to changing climate conditions.
Suffolk police: Driver had license suspended 65 times
A North Lindenhurst man was charged Friday with driving a motor vehicle with a license that had been suspended 65 times, Suffolk police said. Oscar Ronquillo, 25, was driving a 2005 gray Honda, which had been previously reported stolen, in the area of Fulton Street, near Schenectady Avenue in West B
Man Found Dead After Massive LI House Fire
MEDFORD, NY - Suffolk County Police are investigating a house fire that killed a man in Medford on Tuesday night. Officers, firefighters from Medford and North Patchogue, as well as Medford EMS, Patchogue Ambulance and Farmingville Ambulance, responded to a home on Oregon Avenue at 10:30 p.m. after
Green Party calls for election law reform and minor party representation at board of elections
Suffolk’s Green Party is calling for an end to “fusion voting” in New York State and for changes in the way the county boards of election are structured and managed. Green Party voters in Riverhead and Southold earlier this year were duped into signing nominating petitions for registered Republican
Debrah J. Morris, 64
Debrah J. Morris of Riverhead died Dec. 10, 2018 at Peconic Bay Medical Center. She was 64 years old. She was born April 6, 1954 in Southampton to Glenward and Margie (Shannon) Morris.
The Menhaden opens its doors in Greenport
Greenport’s newest hotel, the Menhaden, is now officially open for business. The three-story, 16 room hotel opened its doors this month. Its name was inspired by Greenport’s fishing history.
Robert C. Mallgraf, 93
Robert C. Mallgraf of Southold died at San Simeon by the Sound Nursing Home on Dec. 11, 2018. He was 93 years old. The family will receive friends on Thursday, Dec, 13 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Southold, where firematic services will be held at 6 p.m.
18 Bomb Threats Across LI As Others Investigated Nationwide: Cops
SUFFOLK COUNTY, NY — As a series of bomb threats were reported across the United States Thursday, police responded to at least 18 in both Suffolk and Nassau Counties, officials said.
Police Offering $5K Reward For Info On Murder Of LI Woman
WYANDANCH, NY - Suffolk Police announced on Thursday they are still seeking the public's help to identify and locate the person or people who murdered a woman in Wyandanch about three years ago.
Rally backs bill to limit flavored e-cigarettes in Suffolk County
Physicians, parents and educators rallied outside the Suffolk County Legislature building Thursday afternoon to support a proposed bill to limit flavored e-cigarettes and liquid nicotine in Suffolk County.