07/21/15 10:22pm
07/21/2015 10:22 PM
Riverhead Republicans celebrate their victorious sweep Election night in downtown Riverhead in 2013. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch file)

Riverhead Republican leader Mason Haas, left, and Supervisor Sean Walter, top, in happier times,  celebrating a Republican sweep Election night  in 2013. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch file photo)

Riverhead Republican leader Mason Haas will be required to step down from either his position as party chair or his position as an elected assessor under an ethics code revision approved by the Riverhead Town Board in a split vote Tuesday. READ

07/21/15 11:12am

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A developmentally disabled woman living in a Northampton group home disabled a door alarm and went missing Monday night, according to the Suffolk County Sheriff’s office.

She might have stayed lost if she hadn’t been wearing a special bracelet that helped authorities locate her in the nearby woods and bring her to safety, the sheriffs said. READ