Former Shoreham-Wading River High School wrestler Kevin Meloni didn’t realize he had won his 100th career match last year until he pointed to the crowd. There among the SWR contingent was eighth-grader Nick Donnelly, a call-up to the varsity team who had placed third that day, Mr. Meloni recalled.
On an overcast Tuesday morning, a pair of employees sorted fruit into baskets at Davis Peach Farm in Wading River, waiting for customers to purchase the last of the property’s produce.
In addition to its rich agricultural history, downtown riverfront and array of vineyards, Riverhead Town is distinctive for its shallow supply of fresh water, which floats in “bubbles” underground, just above a layer of seawater.
A Hampton Bays woman has been linked with two separate thefts at a Riverhead children’s play center earlier this month, crimes she allegedly committed while holding a child in her arms, according to Riverhead Town police.
A Flanders man who was previously charged in an East End Drug Task Force raid and recently released from jail on a separate weapons possession charge has been arrested again — this time on felony drug and weapons charges. READ
Drivers are used to seeing political signs along the roads as Election Day draws closer each year. But motorists along Route 25 in Calverton were in for a more unusual sight Monday morning: a New York State electronic construction sign urging them to vote for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump this year. READ
A Thai dog that was saved from being turned into meat is getting a new lease on life at Kent Animal Shelter, which is trying to find the pup a home. READ
A 19-year-old Amityville man who pleaded guilty to killing another Amityville man, dumping the body in Manorville and setting it on fire was sentenced to 23 years to life in prison at a court appearance last week. READ