Mothers Vanessa Logan (left) and Patricia Shea (second from left) spoke before the Shoreham-Wading River school board Tuesday night to vent their concerns over a school bus stop change.
Nearly a decade ago, a group of parents went before the Shoreham-Wading River school board to protest a change in their children’s bus stop.
On Tuesday night, those same mothers were back again, saying that the district’s new consolidation plan effectively made it unsafe for their children to walk to the bus. (more…)
Buffalo Wild Wings in Riverhead is donating 15 percent of its sales Wednesday to the Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps. (more…)
It’s been a busy summer for workers in the Shoreham-Wading River school district, superintendent Steven Cohen said at Tuesday night’s school board meeting.
With the district implementing a new plan to reorganize the area’s schools by grade, several changes — and even some upgrades — have been made to district buildings. (more…)
Lonnie Pray mug shot (Credit: Riverhead police department)
Riverhead police say they’ve arrested the man who pulled a woman from her car on Lewis Street and punched her in the head several times before striking her with a golf club earlier this month. (more…)
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Riverhead Town police detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify someone who stole a forklift that was parked near an East Main Street auto parts store earlier this month. (more…)
Monwell Wright mugshot. (Credit: Riverhead Police Department)
The homeless man accused of robbing and assaulting a man in a wheelchair in Riverhead is being held on $100,000 cash bail after pleading not guilty to two felony counts of robbery in county court last week. (more…)
Ed Densieski, a former town councilman, spoke against the proposed mixed-use plan for EPCAL. (Credit: Paul Squire)
Riverhead Planning Board member and former town councilman Ed Densieski has slammed a plan to split the 2,300-acre Enterprise Park at Calverton into 50 mixed-use lots, saying the proposal would only lead to the site being turned into a residential area. (more…)
White-tailed deer grazing in Southold Tuesday. Supervisor Scott Russell has called reducing the local deer population the town’s number one priority. (Credit: Katharine Schreoder)
Last year, a total of 30 deer that had wandered onto Half Hollow Nurseries in Laurel were shot and killed. The shootings were all legal, allowed by off-season nuisance permits issued by the state.
This year, not a single deer has been killed there during the off-season, said general manager Karl Novak. (more…)