04/17/17 5:06pm

At least three newcomers will be elected to school boards in Riverhead and Shoreham-Wading River this year.

Riverhead board member Kim Ligon, who has served since 2011, is not seeking re-election and her seat is up for grabs, as are those of incumbents Chris Dorr of Baiting Hollow and Greg Meyer of Calverton.

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04/05/17 7:00pm

Gladys Aceituno-Perez fought back tears as she read from a teal journal with the words “Be Still and Know that I am God” written on the cover while addressing the woman convicted of ending her husband’s life.

Ms. Aceituno and her three daughters began to sob moments earlier as they saw 25-year-old Brianna Hassett of Wading River at her sentencing Wednesday before Judge Fernando Camacho at the Suffolk County courthouse in Central Islip.

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03/08/17 6:00am

Christmas shined a little brighter this year for families living in some of Long Island’s poorest neighborhoods thanks to the efforts of one Riverside native.

Tijuana Fulford, 33, a former Girl Scout and mother of three young children, surprised nearly 90 young girls with mountains of presents Dec. 21 at the Riverhead Town Senior Center in Aquebogue.

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