(Credit: National Weather Service radar)
It’s not going to be a white Thanksgiving after all.
The National Weather Service is now predicting that while Riverhead could see as much as two more inches of snow Wednesday evening and into the night, none of that is likely to turn into accumulating snowfall. (more…)
The Riverhead Town Board is planning to hire six new police officers Tuesday, according to Supervisor Sean Walter, who said the board discussed the issue in executive session following its work session Wednesday. (more…)
Sound Avenue is expected to be closed near the scene of the crash for several more hours. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)
UPDATE, 1:20 p.m.: Riverhead Police said a Mastic Beach man was killed Wednesday morning when he collided with another car in Baiting Hollow. (more…)
A nearly two-hour barricade in a Mastic house ended with three people coming out with hands up last Wednesday, Nov. 19, in front of police with machine guns and armored vehicles. (Credit: James Carbone/Newsday)
A teenager wanted for allegedly bringing a gun to a dispute in Riverhead barricaded himself into a house in Mastic for two hours last week after he noticed police nearby, according to police and media reports.
Riverhead police are warning residents to be wary of phone scams after a Flanders woman was reportedly tricked into sending $500 by a scammer. (more…)
The fatal accident scene in Riverside Sunday night. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)
UPDATE, TUESDAY 2 P.M.: Southampton Town Police have identified the victim killed in Sunday night’s fatal accident on Flanders Road as Fidel Ortiz, 42, of Riverside, according to a release. (more…)
Less than a week after Riverhead Town police began searching for someone who stole three sets of tires and rims from a Riverhead car dealer, a second dealership has reported that thousands of dollars’ worth of tires and rims were swiped from more than a half-dozen new vehicles. (more…)
A Wading River man charged with felony assault in connection with a Monday morning stabbing in Wading River claimed at his arraignment that the other man involved in the fight stabbed himself to have him arrested.
James Ebbrecht, 28 years-old and dressed in plaid pajama pants and a sweatshirt, told Justice Richard Ehlers that the victim, 32-year-old Patrick Fontaine, also of Wading River, came to his driveway Monday morning to fight and then slashed Mr. Ebbrecht. (more…)