The attorney for former Southampton Town Councilman Bradley Bender has asked the judge in his drug case to consider a sentence that does not include time in prison, according to a memorandum filed June 17 in the Eastern District Court of New York. READ
About two years ago this newspaper conducted a reader survey in which some of you told us one of the biggest improvements you’d like us to make is to hire someone capable of writing a humor column.
For me, this suggestion was no laughing matter. READ
Choking back tears, Riverhead physician assistant Michael Troyan detailed years of drug abuse and a scheme to sell painkillers on the street to feed his habit as he pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute oxycodone in a federal courtroom in Central Islip Friday. READ
For more than 20 years the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation has worked to protect the area’s marine environment through conservation efforts. It is the only organization authorized by New York State to rescue and rehabilitate marine mammals and sea turtles.
Since its inception, Robert DiGiovanni had served as the nonprofit’s director and senior biologist. Now, it appears Mr. DiGiovanni’s tenure with the organization has come to an abrupt end. READ
The arrival of the America to Greenport has been delayed. READ
Responding to criticism over the arrest of two men who were charged with trespassing after landing a plane at Luminati Aerospace in Calverton, the company’s chief pilot offered a statement Monday detailing the events that led to the arrest. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River students walk the red carpet at the 14th Annual Teeny Awards. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
A pair of student actors from Shoreham-Wading River High School didn’t have to travel far to receive Teeny Awards Sunday, with the event being hosted on their home turf this year. (more…)
Hours after Riverhead’s Memorial Day Parade was called off due to inclement weather, hundreds of vehicles descended on the town.
Their destination: Calverton National Cemetery.
One annual tradition might have been canceled Monday, but another gave the community a place to honor the fallen anyway. READ