New York State’s highest court declined to hear an appeal by Suffolk County late last month that would have allowed further review of a case that will now require the county to repay $29 million it took from its Drinking Water Protection Program. READ
A felony charge of criminally negligent homicide was dismissed against a Bayport man who was involved in a fatal crash on Flanders Road last January, despite prosecutors’ assertions that the man was texting and driving shortly before his truck crashed into a car driven by a Hampton Bays woman. READ
Two weeks after it was announced that a medical marijuana dispensary was approved by New York State to be placed in Riverhead, the town is drafting legislation that could put a halt to bringing the dispensary to town. READ
Police have identified the man who was struck and killed by a car early Saturday morning on Flanders Road, adding that no criminal charges have been filed in the incident. (more…)
“Chris Cuddihy is at it again.”
So began the Facebook message we received over the weekend, telling us that the Riverside man who’s rowed across the Atlantic Ocean, ran seven marathons on seven continents in seven days, and run around downtown Riverhead for 24 hours straight — four times — was now running across Suffolk County to raise funds for veterans in the area. READ
Where, oh where, to place another brewery in town? Not that one is coming, necessarily. READ
The Riverhead Town Board held its weekly work session on Thursday morning at 10 a.m. in Riverhead Town Hall.
Two days after a stabbing was reported at an East Main Street establishment, Riverhead Town authorities shut it down yesterday, saying the business was operating without proper permits. In the wake of several violent incidents there, the town is also working on making sure the business doesn’t get its liquor license renewed.