This swan was found shot with an arrow in Riverhead in July 2011. It was treated and released back into the wild that September. The person who shot it was never found.
The state Department of Environmental Conservation has launched a new hotline for the public to report wildlife and environmental crimes.
The toll-free number is 1-844-DEC-ECOS (1-844-332-3267). The 24-hour hotline connects callers to a DEC police dispatcher, according to a press release.
Brandon Boardman (at piano) and his teacher, Billy Johnson, perform at the Long Island Music Hall of Fame Gala on Oct. 23. Mr. Boardman, a Riverhead resident who has Asperger’s syndrome, received a standing ovation following the performance. (Credit: Long Island Music Hall of Fame photos)
You won’t see Brandon Boardman using sheet music when he plays piano. That’s because the 20-year-old Riverhead musician can bang out an entire tune — mistake-free — after hearing it just once.
Mr. Boardman, who has Asperger Syndrome, was one of just a handful of performers to receive a standing ovation during last month’s Long Island Music Hall of Fame Gala at The Paramount in Huntington.
Eric Wright, right, speaks to residents in Riverside before hearing feedback at a Monday night Flanders, Riverside, Northampton Community Association meeting. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)
A wooden structure with a minimal incline and a few seating areas are some ideas residents said they liked about a proposed pedestrian bridge for the Peconic River.
A helicopter crash-landed in an Aquebogue field Sunday afternoon. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)
A helicopter pilot was taken to a local hospital after he crash-landed a Mosquito Ultra Light Helicopter on an Aquebogue sod farm on Sunday, authorities said.
The Valero sign in Jamesport reflecting the cash price for regular gasoline Thursday afternoon. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)
There was a smile on Rosario Naimo’s face Thursday afternoon as he pulled into the Valero gas station in Jamesport.
That’s because he saw something he hadn’t seen for a while. The cost of a gallon of gas was $3.05.
Kwame Opoku, 32, of Mastic Beach, being led to his arraignment on Oct. 16. (Credit: Carrie Miller, file)
A Mastic Beach man accused of shooting a man in Flanders is now facing upgraded charges, including attempted murder, after his arraignment in county court this week.
Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School officials unveiled the school’s new weight room on Tuesday. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo photos)
What once acted as a small storage area at Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School in Riverhead has now become a state-of-the-art weight room and fitness center.
The Shoreham-Wading River school board is expected to vote on a nearly $7.03 million energy performance contract proposal at Tuesday night’s meeting.