The Riverhead Town Board approved a new five-year contract for the Police Benevolent Association that calls for annual salary increases of two percent for each of the first three years and 1.5 percent for each of the past two years.
The PBA has been without a contract since 2015. This contract starts retroactively in 2016 and ends in 2020. READ
An 18-year-old Calverton man was arrested in connection to last month’s shooting outside a Riverhead bar that left two people seriously injured, according to Riverhead Town police.
Rayquan Lee was charged with one count of assault in the 1st degree Tuesday, according to a press release. Police said the arrest stemmed from an investigation into the Sept. 29 shooting that happened in the parking lot of The Caboose Pub on Railroad Avenue. READ
In the first of a number of scheduled events featuring both candidates for the 1st Congressional District, U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) and Democratic challenger Perry Gershon answered a battery of questions Monday evening about their environmental views, posed by some of the region’s most vocal environmental protection advocates. READ
Dozens of Boy Scouts and their family members representing Troop 161 of Shoreham stood in solidarity inside a Central Islip courtroom Tuesday morning as the man charged with killing a 12-year-old boy in an alleged drunken driving crash was arraigned on a 16-count indictment. READ