Four suspects charged in the 2013 murder of beloved Riverhead High School graduate and Suffolk County Community College student Demitri Hampton are likely to face trial in 2017, according to prosecutors. READ
If you go by Riverhead Town’s code alone, Peconic Bay Medical Center has enough parking spaces.
But the parking situation at the hospital — which both town officials and hospital representatives acknowledged could be improved — may not be good enough to survive an environmental review without some “strong language,” according to Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter. READ
Greenport resident Amie Sponza has acted in plays before. But when the leader of her theater workshop asked each member to write a short play, Ms. Sponza was stumped. She had never written a play before.
And certainly not one about a topic as charged as what the theater workshop was working with: racism. READ
Six people were injured after two vehicles collided Wednesday afternoon at an intersection in Riverhead, authorities at the scene said.
Update Tuesday: The copper angel statue that was reported missing by the man behind a 9/11 memorial in Calverton wasn’t missing after all.
According to Riverhead town police, the statue had been removed after it was damaged by high winds. Employees from the town fixed up the statue and were set to return it soon, police said.
Original story: A copper angel statue installed at the Calverton World Trade Center memorial has gone missing.
The prototype General Dynamics/Grumman F-111B fighter jet roared down the runway at Grumman’s base in Calverton on the afternoon of April 21, 1967. The interceptor jet, with its variable sleek wings, was the fourth in its line of test aircraft meant to serve as the United States’ next standard fighter jet. READ
The Riverhead Town Board approved a $54.4 million town budget for 2017 at Tuesday night’s meeting by a 4-1 vote, with all but Councilwoman Jodi Giglio approving a tax increase that pierces the state-mandated cap.