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Riverhead News-Review

10/15/18 3:59pm

Helen J. (Mienik) Kinsworthy passed away peacefully Oct. 7, 2018, in Indianapolis, Ind. She was born May 21, 1934, in Port Jefferson, N.Y., to Mary (Racznikewick) and John Mienik. Helen grew up on Long Island and graduated from Eastport High School in 1951, after which she worked in Manhattan. She then attended Ohio University, graduating in 1961 with a B.A. in elementary education. (more…)

10/15/18 12:00pm

The flags of Central and South American countries adorned the walls of the Vail-Leavitt Music Hall in Riverhead last weekend. Inside, guests enjoyed multicultural foods prepared by Guatemalan and Mexican restaurants as musicians entertained from the stage. READ

10/14/18 5:41am

Southampton Town police arrested two Riverhead men for driving with suspended licenses in Northampton last week.

Jose Castro, 42, was pulled over near Speonk Riverhead Road around 8:43 a.m. last Tuesday after he failed to yield to an emergency vehicle, police said.

Further investigation revealed that Mr. Castro was driving with a suspended New York driver’s license and without valid insurance. READ

10/13/18 6:00am

In the weeks and months following the July 2015 limousine crash in Cutchogue that left four young women dead, law enforcement pulling over limousines and party buses for inspection became a familiar sight on busy East End weekends. The tragedy made all too clear the danger posed by such large vehicles, in which most passengers are not properly secured with safety belts, and emphasized that much closer attention must be paid to improving safety. READ