Check out all these stories and more in this week’s issue of the Riverhead News-Review, on newsstands now.
The U.S. Navy has completed its long-anticipated Corrective Measures Study, the document that — once approved by the state — will allow the federal government to move forward with plans to clean up a massive groundwater contamination plume flowing from the former Grumman F-14 assembly plant in Calverton.
Page 1, posted online May 27
Brookhaven Town is one step closer to restoring the Wading River duck ponds now that an access agreement was reached last week between the town and Wading River Congregational Church.
Page 2, posted online May28
A Riverhead man was the latest in a string of Long Island wrong-way drunk driving arrests Saturday after police said he collided with a car driven by an off-duty police officer in Ridge.
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The 14-year-old boy who was severely burned Saturday while lighting a gel candle at his aunt’s Riverhead home is still recovering in the pediatric intensive care unit at Stony Brook University Medical Center.
Page 3, posted online June 1
Authorities are still investigating the death of a 63-year-old Connecticut boater whose body was found in Long Island Sound near Connecticut Friday afternoon, hours after his abandoned sailboat was discovered washed up along the Northville shoreline, officials said.
Page 3, posted online May 31, updated June 1
Riverhead School District officials are once again considering putting a multi-million dollar bond proposal for infrastructure upgrades before the public for a vote. The latest plan discussed comes in at $78.4 million, down about $45 million from the $123 million proposal voters overwhelmingly rejected in February 2010.
Page 4, Posted online June 2
The parades are over, the flags furled and the bunting back in the box. Memorial Day 2011 has come and gone and for many the short-term memory of the day will be how heavily it rained in the morning and how wonderful the weather was the rest of the day …
One can never have too many walking sticks and canes. At least that was my thinking as I collected scores of walking sticks and canes over the years …
After toiling hard to win a vital baseball game on a hot, sunny day, there’s nothing better than jumping into a bath or show to cool off.
The scary thing about the Bishop McGann-Mercy Monarchs is that they have so many ways in which they can beat their foes.
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