Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced Thursday he has chosen Geraldine Hart, a senior supervisory resident agent in charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Long Island office, as the next county police commissioner.
Ms. Hart, who has been with the FBI for 21 years, will be the first woman at the helm of the Suffolk County Police Department. READ
Update, 5 p.m.: Riverhead Town police are investigating two commercial burglaries that occurred overnight, though police would not say whether they were related. READ
The Bishop McGann-Mercy girls basketball team clinched the program’s first county championship since 2014 by defeating The Stony Brook School Monday night. READ
Robert Schroeder Jr.
Robert “Bob” Schroeder Jr., 61, of Greenport passed away at home Feb. 12, 2018. (more…)
Alvania Maston, a longtime resident of Cutchogue who had been a retired certified nursing assistant at the Riverhead Nursing Home, died peacefully at her home in Frisco, Texas on February 12. She was 83. (more…)
Jack Ludwig, of Wading River, Canadian novelist and emeritus professor of English at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, died peacefully at the Kanas Center for Hospice in Quiogue Feb. 12, 2018, at the age of 95. (more…)
Andrew Cappiello and Audrey Zaweski
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Zaweski of Jamesport announce the engagement of their daughter, Audrey, to Andrew Cappiello of Wading River. Audrey and Andrew both graduated from Bishop McGann-Mercy High School.
Audrey earned a Bachelor of Science from Marist College and Andrew received a Bachelor of Science from the State University of New York at Cortland. A wedding is planned for fall 2018.
In this space last July, we commended an executive order signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to expand voter registration opportunities in New York. The executive order directed every state agency to make voter registration forms available and offer assistance in filling them out. The order also established a new voter registration task force. READ