(Credit: Bill Landon, file)

(Credit: Bill Landon, file)

In an effort to clear up legal issues and red tape over donations to the district’s athletic teams, the Shoreham-Wading River school board is expected Tuesday night to discuss creating a club for student athletes that could raise funds while still under district supervision.  (more…)

06/23/14 9:48am

State police arrested a 21-year-old Flanders man Sunday for driving while ability impaired by drugs on Flanders Road, according to a police statement.

Zachary Leonard was driving south when he was stopped for traffic violations, according to a statement.

He was charged with DWAI-Drugs and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation, police said.

He was released with a future court date.

06/21/14 2:34pm
Finest and Bravest winner Travis Wooten (second from left) accepts his award Sunday (co

Finest and Bravest winner Travis Wooten (second from left) accepts his award Sunday. (Courtesy photo)

Riverhead can now count Long Island’s “Finest and Bravest” runner among their own.

High School senior Travis Wooten was named this year’s winner Sunday afternoon by finishing best overall in a pair of runs honoring cops and firefighters, according to the Greater Long Island Running Club. (more…)

06/19/14 5:25pm
Friends set up a memorial on Route 58 for hit-and-run victim Kristina Tfelt a few days after her death. (Credit: Paul Squire, file)

Friends and family members had set up a memorial on Route 58 in Riverhead for hit-and-run victim Kristina Tfelt a few days after her death last July. (Credit: Paul Squire, file)

A bill that would increase penalties for those who flee the scenes of serious or fatal accidents passed through the New York State Assembly with bipartisan support Thursday with hours to spare, according to North Fork Assemblyman Anthony Palumbo, who co-sponsored the bill. (more…)