Engorged ticks. (Courtesy photo from the University of Nebraska)
Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman is sponsoring a bill to create a tick control advisory committee.
The legislation is expected to be discussed at the county Legislature’s Public Works & Public Transportation Committee meeting at 2 p.m. in Hauppauge.
East End Women’s Network is seeking Woman of the Year nominations. (Screenshot of EEWN’s website captured by Jennifer Gustavson)
The East End Women’s Network is seeking nominations for its annual Woman of the Year contest.
To apply, download the application below or at EEWN’s website. Entries must be received by March 15.
Recent winners include Riverhead school board president Ann Cotten-DeGrasse in 2013 and chief deputy Suffolk County executive Regina Calcaterra in 2012.
EEWNs Woman of the Year application, 2014
State Senator Ken LaValle (File photo by Jennifer Gustavson)
State Sen. Ken LaValle is seeking nominations for induction into the New York State Senate’s Veterans Hall of Fame.
Grace Episcopal Church on Roanoke Avenue. Barbaraellen Koch photo
A 22-year-old Riverhead man has been arrested on a felony assault charge after he allegedly attacked a homeless man with a hammer on Roanoke Avenue last week, Riverhead Town police said.
Police were called to Peconic Bay Medical Center at around 3:40 a.m. on Thursday after the victim had reported he had been assaulted by an acquaintance near the Grace Episcopal Church, officials said.
Efrain Amaya was arrested Saturday and charged with second-degree assault, police said. He was arraigned and held at Suffolk County jail on $25,000 bail, officials said.
An image of Riverhead CAP’s Facebook page. (Screen shot)
Riverhead CAP, which stands for Community Awareness Program, is a nonprofit group that has provided drug and alcohol prevention programs to students since the 1980s.
Stay informed about the organization’s volunteer training opportunities and special events on its Facebook page and on Twitter @RiverheadCAP.
You can also bookmark its website riverheadcap.org.
The scene of a vehicle accident Thursday night on Route 58 in Riverehead (Photo by Jennifer Gustavson)
A woman was transported to Stony Brook University Medical Center Thursday night after her vehicle collided with a Hampton Jitney bus on Route 58 in Riverhead, Riverhead Town police said. (more…)
Riverhead police responded to a reported armed robbery at a home located on Maplewood Lane in Riverhead on Wednesday. (Google Map Image)
Two masked gunmen allegedly robbed a home on Maplewood Lane in Riverhead on Wednesday, according to Riverhead Town police. (more…)
BARBARAELLEN KOCH FILE PHOTO
Local school districts are discussing approving a new property tax exemption program for veterans, with more details expected in the coming week.
School boards need to hold a public hearing prior to approving the Alternative Veterans’ Exemption, an exemption law that has been in effect statewide since the 1980s but has only been applied to the county and town’s portion of a veteran’s property tax bill. (more…)