08/24/14 7:00am
08/24/2014 7:00 AM

There were 217 cases on the docket in Riverhead Town Justice Allen Smith’s court, Aug. 11-13. The following are among those adjudicated.

• Robert Young, 50, of Fort Pond Boulevard in East Hampton pleaded guilty to petit larceny and was sentenced to 90 days in jail.

• Josue Santos, 18, of Main Road in Jamesport pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated and was sentenced to 30 days in jail and fined $1,095.

• Jorge Munez, 21, of Segal Avenue in Riverhead pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated and was sentenced to 30 days in jail and fined $900.

• Julio Colon, 45, of Riverside Drive in Riverhead pleaded guilty to driving while ability impaired, reduced from driving while intoxicated, and was fined $660.

• Laura Florio, 42, of Aldersgate Road in River-head pleaded guilty to petit larceny and was fined $205 and sentenced to three years’ probation.

• Charges including first-degree criminal contempt, second-degree burglary and second-degree harassment against Alfredo Chitay-Concoba, 38, of Main Road in Peconic were dismissed in town court, as he was indicted in county court.

• Charges including driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of a controlled substance against Nicole Sacks, 32, of New Suffolk Avenue in Mattituck were dismissed in town court as she was indicted in county court.

• A driving while intoxicated charge against David Santos, 31, of Deer Park Road in Dix Hills was dismissed in town court, as he was indicted in county court.

• Charges including second-degree robbery, criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana against Monwell Wright, 20, of Riverhead were dismissed in town court as he was indicted in county court.

08/22/14 3:00pm
08/22/2014 3:00 PM
Densieski. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Ed Densieski, a former town councilman, spoke against the proposed mixed-use plan for EPCAL. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Riverhead Planning Board member and former town councilman Ed Densieski has slammed a plan to split the 2,300-acre Enterprise Park at Calverton into 50 mixed-use lots, saying the proposal would only lead to the site being turned into a residential area.  (more…)

08/22/14 1:00pm
White-tailed deer grazing in Southold Tuesday. Supervisor Scott Russell has called reducing the local deer population the town's number one priority.  (Credit: Katharine Schreoder)

White-tailed deer grazing in Southold Tuesday. Supervisor Scott Russell has called reducing the local deer population the town’s number one priority. (Credit: Katharine Schreoder)

Last year, a total of 30 deer that had wandered onto Half Hollow Nurseries in Laurel were shot and killed. The shootings were all legal, allowed by off-season nuisance permits issued by the state.

This year, not a single deer has been killed there during the off-season, said general manager Karl Novak.  (more…)