The Riverhead Town Board is scheduled to discuss John Barci’s proposal to have a Long Island Barbecue Championship and music festival at Stotzky Park on Labor Day weekend at Thursday’s work session. Mr. Barci originally hoped to have the festival in downtown Riverhead but said there was some opposition. The board discussed the plan at last week’s work session but asked Mr. Barci to come back with more details. (more…)
A homeless man was beaten and robbed Sunday on the railroad tracks just west of Marcy Avenue in Riverhead, police said. (Credit: Carrie Miller)
Riverhead Town police are investigating the violent assault and robbery of a Hispanic man in the downtown Riverhead area on Sunday.
With yet another victim in the hospital — and no arrest as of Wednesday morning — police are looking into whether a string of assaults on Hispanic men so far this year may be an emerging pattern, and are appealing to state police for help. (more…)
Crystal Garden Buffet in Riverhead will be paying back a dozen employees more than $160,000 combined over the next year-and-a-half after failing to comply with federal labor laws.
An officer looking for a suspect in one possible crime ended up making an arrest in a separate incident Friday afternoon in Riverside, according to Southampton Town police. (more…)
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A Riverhead man driving a stolen Jeep led cops on a wrong-way chase down Sunrise Highway in Patchogue early Wednesday morning before he was caught by a K9 team in a Bohemia house after ditching the vehicle, Suffolk County police said. (more…)
Jill Schroeder leading a Zumba class at her former JABS studio in Mattituck. (file photo)
The East End Women’s Network is honoring North Fork fitness instructor Jill Schroeder as their 2014 “Woman of the Year.” (more…)