RIVERHEAD RACEWAY ROUNDUP
After spending a year racing off Long Island, John Fortin of Holtsville returned to the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series at Riverhead Raceway, a track where he is a three-time NASCAR Modified champion. After a challenging start to this season, Fortin made a long-awaited triumphant return to victory lane Saturday when won a 35-lap race, the 28th of his career in Riverhead. (more…)
This sod farm on the east side of Edwards Avenue, just north of the railroad, may host a 38-acre solar energy farm. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
The Riverhead Town Planning Board approved a preliminary site plan at its meeting last Thursday proposing a solar farm with roughly 30,000 panels on an area of Calverton farmland. (more…)
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Riverhead police said a man was robbed of his cell phone at knifepoint by a trio of men near a Riverhead home Monday night.
Police are still searching for the three men allegedly involved after a K9 team wasn’t able to track them down, according to a police report. (more…)
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Laughing Waters resident Dennis Gallagher made this wooden sign in 2013. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
Of all the North Fork’s scenic and peaceful neighborhoods, there’s only one where the street names harken back to an 19th-century epic poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Laughing Water in Southold.
A small, private community along Corey Creek, Laughing Water was once the domain of Cedric Wickham, a former owner of Mattituck Airport and fan of Native American lore. (more…)
A Calverton man accused of driving drunk in Hampton Bays Sunday night attempted to flee the arresting officer, according to a Southampton Town police press release. (more…)
There were 300 cases on the docket in Riverhead Town Justice Allen Smith’s court Aug. 18-20. The following are among those adjudicated. (more…)
Mothers Vanessa Logan (left) and Patricia Shea (second from left) spoke before the Shoreham-Wading River school board Tuesday night to vent their concerns over a school bus stop change.
Nearly a decade ago, a group of parents went before the Shoreham-Wading River school board to protest a change in their children’s bus stop.
On Tuesday night, those same mothers were back again, saying that the district’s new consolidation plan effectively made it unsafe for their children to walk to the bus. (more…)