Forty businesses were cited this week for failing to clear their sidewalks. (Credit: Joseph Pinciaro)
With sidewalks impassable along much of Route 58, leaving pedestrians to either walk on the road or atop snow and ice, Riverhead Town code enforcers have issued $10,000 in fines to property owners, saying they have properly failed to clear their sidewalks. (more…)
A woman makes her way up Route 58 on Tuesday morning before stepping into a parking lot. (Credit: Joseph Pinciaro)
Winter is getting old for pretty much everyone at this point: record-lows have been recorded in the tri-state area on multiple occasions in February.
Week after week, more snow seems to be in the forecast.
But for those walking along Route 58 to get to a bus stop, or to work, the cold isn’t all that’s getting old. The winter can be a dangerous time for a pedestrian walking Route 58; many property owners along the busy corridor have not shoveled their sidewalks, as per town regulations, leaving pedestrians to either maneuver over ice and snow or just walk on the road itself. (more…)
A 1920 census record from Pennsylvania. (Credit: Ancestry.com)
Say it with me: Cesidio Joseph Pinciaro III.
Having difficulty pronouncing my name? Join the club.
It’s OK. I’ve learned to live with it by now. (more…)
According to Southampton Det. Sgt. Lisa Costa, the preliminary results of an investigation have revealed that a Water Mill home explosion was sparked when a power tool cut through a live gas line, igniting the flame that blew up the Old Country Road home and sent two Riverhead men to the hospital.
The incident is not considered criminal at this time.
It’s been called a pipe dream. A myth. Insanity. Yet it’s been talked about on the East End for over 50 years.
And, it appears, after a brief glimmer of hope for a change in circumstance, the pipe dream is likely to remain just that. (more…)
Students and faculty were evacuated on Friday at McGann-Mercy. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
Two weeks after local authorities responded to four threats in two days made to local schools, Riverhead police were called to yet another bomb scare at Bishop McGann-Mercy High School — and another bomb report that turned out to be false. (more…)
Courtesy National Weather Service
After 20-plus inches of snow fell earlier this week, what’s another one or two inches?
That’s what can be expected overnight, according to the National Weather Service, which is predicting more snowfall starting after midnight and into tomorrow morning. (more…)
A striped bass caught in Peconic Bay. (Credit: Melanie Drozd, file)
New striped bass regulations are expected to take effect in New York this spring, splitting those who make a living off charter trips and those who fish for sport. (more…)