As an African-American high schooler living in Brooklyn, Sierra Mitchell said the national conversation about policing in America is a topic of conversation among her friends, some of whom don’t trust the police. READ
Sections of Sound Avenue will be closed Monday as Riverhead Town highway crews pave parts of the road, according to Highway Superintendent George “Gio” Woodson.
Firefighters quickly tamped down a suspected electrical fire in the garage of a Jamesport house Saturday afternoon, according to police at the scene. READ
Jennifer LaMaina had been a social worker for much of her life, working with Child Protective Services in New York City and serving as a director for senior care centers on the North Fork. READ
A large flash of light filled the night sky south of East Moriches just after 8:30 p.m. on July 17, 1996.
In seconds, 212 passengers and 18 crew members aboard TWA Flight 800, an international flight from John F. Kennedy airport bound for Paris, were killed as the plane exploded and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean.
Long Island has dealt with a very basic problem in recent years: there’s just not enough rain. (more…)
Boaters looking to use Riverhead Town’s South Jamesport boat ramp this year have been met with an unexpected surprise: combined fees that have doubled for town residents and jumped to $275 for out-of-towners.