Riverhead Town Police arrested a juvenile for stealing six LG and Samsung cellphones and a backpack from Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch around 11 a.m. last Wednesday, officials said. He was charged with felony third-degree burglary and taken to the Nassau Detention Center. READ
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Riverhead Town police are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate two men wanted for separate thefts in Riverhead. READ
After two years of planning, Twin Fork Beer Company has applied to construct a new brewery and tasting room on an undeveloped lot on Raynor Avenue in Riverhead.
The company, run by Riverhead natives and twin brothers Pete and Dan Chekijian, is hoping to add to the area’s craft brewing boom, Pete Chekijian said.
Jim Dreeben has been saying he’s going to retire for “probably 20 years,” but every summer, he returns to his Riverside business, Peconic Paddler, to rent kayaks and canoes.
This year, though, he means it. Well, mostly. READ
It all started on New Year’s Eve. Caroline MacArthur said she didn’t have any big plans for the night and she wasn’t drinking. She reminded her son to call her if he needed a ride. But why stop there, she thought. Other people could use a ride as well.
One day after skipping jury selection at his own murder trial, a man accused of firing the fatal shot in a January 2013 Flanders home invasion returned to the courtroom. READ
Downtown Riverhead business owners concerned that a proposal to extend a three-hour parking limit would affect their customers spoke out at a public hearing Tuesday night at Riverhead Town Hall.
The man accused of firing the fatal bullet in a 2013 Flanders home invasion took the unusual step of skipping jury selection at the start of his murder trial Tuesday. READ