Members of a Mastic Beach church stood along Route 25 in Calverton Tuesday evening, holding American flags, waving and shouting at passing cars to stop and sign the abandoned trailer that reads “I love you, God. Thank You.” in protest of the recent violations issued by Riverhead Town. READ
Hundreds flocked to the Custer Institute & Observatory in Southold on Monday to view the solar eclipse in any way they could. READ
Riverhead Town has ramped up actions against vacant and abandoned homes since receiving $100,000 through the New York State Attorney General’s office in October, the town announced Thursday.
A Riverside man accused of selling heroin that is believed to be linked with several overdoses within Southampton Town and Suffolk County was arrested on several charges Wednesday following a “lengthy investigation into narcotic sales,” according to Southampton Town police. READ
On Monday, Aug. 21, the earth, the moon and the sun will align, giving mainland Americans the chance to witness a solar eclipse for the first time since 1918. READ
A woman believed to be in her 80s escaped serious injury after striking a utility pole on Warner Avenue, causing her car to flip onto its side Monday morning in Baiting Hollow, according to Riverhead Town police. READ
Crescent Duck Farm, the last of its kind on Long Island, has a new 26,000 square foot solid waste storage facility that will prevent thousands of pounds of nitrogen from polluting ground and surface waters.
Riverhead Town Councilman John Dunleavy, whose Town Board seat is set to be open after this year due term limits, is making a run for supervisor in November’s election, taking on taxes as his main concern.