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10/18/18 12:33pm
10/18/2018 12:33 PM

UPDATE: 6:45 p.m.: A 53 year-old Aquebogue man was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital after being ejected from his vehicle during a head-on crash in Aquebogue this morning.

Chris Hollborn suffered serious head injuries as a result of the 11:31 a.m. crash in front of the Vineyards at Aquebogue, according to Riverhead Police.
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10/17/18 5:47am
10/17/2018 5:47 AM

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

10/16/18 8:06pm

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

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10/16/18 6:55pm

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

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10/16/18 10:52am

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

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10/16/18 5:57am

The two candidates vying to represent New York’s 1st Congressional District will face off in a debate hosted by the Mattituck Chamber of Commerce next week.

Incumbent Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) is running for his third term against Democrat Perry Gershon, a businessman.

The debate is slated for Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 6 p.m. at the Vineyards at Aquebogue. READ