More than 100 demonstrators held signs and chanted phrases like “Hands up, don’t shoot,” “No justice, no peace” and “Black lives matter” during a July 10 protest on Peconic Avenue in Riverhead.
Highlights of the good work conducted this year by the Riverhead Town Police Department include rescuing a sleeping man from a burning mobile home, helping a group of stranded teenagers and hiring its first full-time cop of Hispanic heritage.
Nancy Carney has announced she plans to retire this August after serving as Riverhead school district superintendent for nearly seven years.
(Sunday 12:30 p.m.) The suspect arrested for an alleged shooting outside Southside Hospital in Bay Shore pleaded not guilty Sunday to first-degree reckless endangerment in Suffolk County District Court in Central Islip. Bail for John Gamble was set at $35,000 cash or $70,000 bond. READ
A fire sparked in the garage of a Riverhead home Saturday morning, according to Riverhead Town police. READ
This year’s First Congressional District candidates both agree more needs to be done to protect the area’s natural resources, but how the Environmental Protection Agency goes about making that happen is where they disagree.
(Update 11:45 a.m.) Southampton police have identified the victims from Tuesday’s fatal car crash.