See our Top 10 news stories from 2012

01/02/2013 8:00 AM |

PAUL SQUIRE FILE PHOTO | Governor Andrew Cuomo shakes hands with a Ridge firefighter in Calverton April 10.

The Riverhead News-Review spent 1o days unveiling its Top 10 news stories from 2012.

Below is a complete list, in number order, with links to each story summary:

No. 10: Riverhead Town Board votes to privatize dog shelter

No. 9: Police-involved shooting in Wading River

No. 8: Legislature, nonprofits seek to fill L.I.’s pediatric care void

No. 7: Special election announced for county Legislature

No. 6: Sandy-ravaged cars get shipped to Calverton

No. 5: Riverhead Town Board meltdowns

No. 4: Fourth-grade teacher arrested on weapons charges

No. 3: Beloved Aquebogue woman is found dead

No. 2: Wildfire rips through the Pine Barrens

No. 1: Sandy overtakes Riverhead and L.I. — leads to power outages, gas shortage