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05/04/17 4:00pm

Riverhead Town is considering having its part-time police officers handle code enforcement duties in an effort to catch-up with a lengthy backlog of complaints.

During the Town Board’s work session Thursday morning, Supervisor Sean Walter suggested having a meeting with code enforcement officials, the police chief and the town’s 10 part-time police officers to see if there’s a way to whittle down nearly 300 open complaints waiting to be addressed.

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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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