A controversial Riverhead bar that was the site of two violent assaults last month has surrendered its liquor license after nine separate charges were brought against the establishment by the state’s liquor authority, according to Riverhead Town police. READ
Nicholas Hernandez, a five-year-old boy from Riverhead, is trying to raise awareness for lymphatic disease, a common and incurable swelling ailment that is often overlooked despite affecting an estimated 10 million people nationwide. READ
Sections of Osborn Avenue and Northside Road will be closed as Riverhead Town Highway crews repave the roads, Highway Superintendent George “Gio” Woodson said Wednesday. READ
A Ridge man is facing a Leandra’s Law charge as well as misdemeanor charges for endangering the welfare of a child after he was caught driving drunk with three children in the car on Route 58 Thursday, according to a police press release. READ
Thanks to an approaching tropical storm, this Labor Day weekend is expected to be windy and soggy — and dangerous for swimmers at the beach, according to the National Weather Service. READ
Over the past month, the Peconic Estuary has been hit with one environmental blow after another, a Stony Brook biologist and marine researcher said, thanks in part to rising temperatures in East End waterways. READ
What caused thousands of blue mussels to appear along the shoreline in the Jamesport area this week hasn’t officially been determined. However, a local biologist believes the culprit may be rising water temperatures in the Long Island Sound.
The customer who was brutally attacked Friday outside Bean & Bagel Café in Calverton has been released from the hospital, according to the store’s owner.