Danielle Sessa (fifth from right) cut the ribbon with family and town officials Monday afternoon to The Birchwood of Polish Town. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
The Birchwood of Polish Town has got its sparkle back.
Danielle Sessa of Calverton, the new owner of the Polish Town restaurant and catering hall, joined her family and town officials in a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday to celebrate the reopening of the Birchwood. (more…)
Eric Wright, right, speaks to residents in Riverside before hearing feedback at a Monday night Flanders, Riverside, Northampton Community Association meeting. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)
A wooden structure with a minimal incline and a few seating areas are some ideas residents said they liked about a proposed pedestrian bridge for the Peconic River.
A Middle Island man was arrested on a drug charge early this morning after police said he was pulled over while driving on Flanders Road in Riverside.
According to Southampton Police, 33-year-old Sean Harney was driving around 2:45 a.m. when police pulled him over for a traffic infraction. Police reportedly found that he was in possession of heroin soon after.
He was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, and processed and released on bail for a future appearance date.
A longtime Riverhead Free Library employee is accusing the library’s director of firing her and before that, taunting her for months by using a derogatory old-school rap reference — all because the worker raised legal concerns over racially motivated hiring directives. (more…)
Riverhead Chamber of Commerce 2014 award recipients (from left) Joe Gergela, Dan Burke, Greg Martin, brothers Bob and Scott Gammon, Nancy and Keith Kouris, Verna Campbell and Carl James. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
Business was good for these folks in 2014.
The Riverhead Chamber of Commerce announced its annual award recipients on Monday, and will honor the group at its yearly ceremony in December. (more…)
Cops executed a search warrant at this Pine Court property in Northampton on Friday. (Credit: Paul Squire)
A third East End Drug Task Force raid Friday netted two arrests on felony drug sales and possession charges in Northampton, according to a Southampton Town police report.
The search warrant was executed at a property on Pine Court at 6:20 a.m., only a few minutes after authorities searched two other properties in Riverhead on Doctors Path and Union Avenue and arrested six people.
The three search warrants came two day after another property in Riverhead was also searched by members of several police agencies working with the task force.Authorities have not yet said whether the four all raids were related, though a police report out of Southampton Town states the Northampton arrests came as the result of a “long term investigation.”
Southampton Town police declined to provide further details about the investigations, referring all questions to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office.
The DA’s spokesperson could not be reached for comment. (more…)
RV gets stuck in ditch after driver swerved to avoid deer. (Credit: Courtesy Photo)
Traffic was shut down along Sound Avenue in Baiting Hollow Monday morning after a man driving an RV swerved off the road to avoid hitting a deer, Riverhead Town Police said. (more…)
A helicopter crash-landed in an Aquebogue field Sunday afternoon. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)
A helicopter pilot was taken to a local hospital after he crash-landed a Mosquito Ultra Light Helicopter on an Aquebogue sod farm on Sunday, authorities said. (more…)