Fearing that drones with cameras could intrude on residents’ privacy, the Suffolk County Legislature voted Tuesday to ban drone use over county public beaches during the summer and require operators to get permits to fly the devices in county parks. READ
The Suffolk County Boy Scouts of America have launched a online crowdfunding campaign to raise $15,000 for water sports equipment at the Baiting Hollow Scout Camp. READ
A photo finish at Saturday’s race in Riverhead. (Credit: Chris Lisinski)
With equal parts beer and friendly competition, hundreds of people raced to be crowned champion Saturday evening in Long Ireland’s first-ever Pintwood Derby.
A 42-year-old woman was arrested Saturday and charged with breaking into a car in Riverside and threatening the owner with a knife, Southampton Town police said.
Three-sport athlete wouldn’t be the correct term to describe Shoreham-Wading River’s Doug DeMaio. Sure, he plays three sports on the varsity for the Wildcats. That’s only because there’s not enough time to play more. READ
Members of the Riverhead Town Anti-Bias Task Force say recent comments made by some members of the Town Board may “undermine the work that we’re doing to try to bring the community together.”
But some of those members, including the liaison to that committee, stand by their statements, noting that they don’t want the town to be seen as a haven for anyone who comes into the country illegally. READ
Sixteen-year-old Amanda de Lauzon prefers taking her camera out in the rain. She also favors black-and-white photography.