National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration satellite images show a nor’easter that is scheduled to hit the East End late Monday.
Update (Tuesday 5 p.m.): Riverhead police say no roads have been closed a early winter nor’easter moves across Riverhead Town.
Riverhead Highway Superintendent George “Gio” Woodson couldn’t be immediately reached for comment.
Update (Tuesday 10 a.m.): Hazardous weather advisories remain in effect Tuesday as a nor’easter brings heavy rain and strong wind gusts to the area.
In preparation, Riverhead Highway Department readied equipment ahead of the nor’easter. Tree removal crews are on standby in anticipation of heavy rain and wind downing trees, Highway Superintendent Gio Woodson said. (more…)
A view of the Peconic River leading into the bay. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
The Suffolk County Legislature has voted to fix what one law maker called a decade-long “accounting issue” that put reimbursed money into a general fund rather than the county’s water quality fund where the money originally came from.
Serendipity Farm’s horse barn was built in 2012 in Riverhead on Mill Road. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
A Calverton man who has been accused of stealing more than $10 million from his family-run heating and air-conditioning company has been released from jail while he awaits trial, his attorney confirmed Thursday.
Joseph Simonelli, who also owns a thoroughbred horse farm on Mill Road in Riverhead, was released Monday on $750,000 bond, said the attorney, Michael Cornacchia. (more…)
Albino Dejesus Medina is led out of Southold Town Court during his initial arraignment on Nov. 14. He has since been indicted in Suffolk County court. (Credit: Carrie Miller)
A Bay Shore man being investigated as both a potential shooter in an October attack in Riverhead and as the fifth suspect in a separate gang-related shooting in Southold last month gave investigators two written confessions to the Southold shooting after he was apprehended, a Suffolk County prosecutor said during the man’s arraignment Wednesday. (more…)
(Credit: National Weather Service radar)
It’s not going to be a white Thanksgiving after all.
The National Weather Service is now predicting that while Riverhead could see as much as two more inches of snow Wednesday evening and into the night, none of that is likely to turn into accumulating snowfall. (more…)
A nearly two-hour barricade in a Mastic house ended with three people coming out with hands up last Wednesday, Nov. 19, in front of police with machine guns and armored vehicles. (Credit: James Carbone/Newsday)
A teenager wanted for allegedly bringing a gun to a dispute in Riverhead barricaded himself into a house in Mastic for two hours last week after he noticed police nearby, according to police and media reports.
Riverhead police are warning residents to be wary of phone scams after a Flanders woman was reportedly tricked into sending $500 by a scammer. (more…)
Less than a week after Riverhead Town police began searching for someone who stole three sets of tires and rims from a Riverhead car dealer, a second dealership has reported that thousands of dollars’ worth of tires and rims were swiped from more than a half-dozen new vehicles. (more…)