Suffolk County police are on the lookout for two horses that somehow escaped a Wading River Road ranch in Manorville early Thursday, according to a release.
One other horse from the same ranch was killed after being struck by a 2005 Peterbilt tractor trailer traveling eastbound on Sunrise Highway in Center Moriches, about one half mile west of Exit 59, police said.
Mesquite opened in October, and has had a “very good” first few weeks, said owner Craig Scali. (Credit: Paul Squire)
Robert and Yasemin Nasta of Rocky Point see potential in downtown Wading River.
And they aren’t the only ones. (more…)
United Riverhead Terminal in Northville plans to convert two of the existing petroleum tanks on its property to gasoline storage tanks. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
United Riverhead Terminal is requesting a two-month adjournment of the public hearing on its proposal to convert two tanks at its Northville property from fuel oil storage to gasoline storage.
Daniella Ferina, Riverhead Foundation staff biologist, administering warmed IV fluids Wednesday morning to a sea turtle. (Credit: Riverhead Foundation)
After rescuing two endangered sea turtles in just 24 hours, biologists with the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation are asking residents to keep an eye out for cold-stunned sea turtles following Tuesday’s nor’easter.
High tides along the north shore after 3 p.m today could leave turtles stranded on north facing beaches, exposing them to frigid water and air temperatures, according to the organization.
An incumbent commissioner was defeated by two votes in the Tuesday’s Wading River Fire District election, and Manorville elected a new commissioner and approved the creation of a reserve fund.
Other than that, local fire commissioner elections were uncontested. (more…)
The Suffolk County Correctional Facility in Riverside. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
Officials at the Suffolk County Correctional Facility in Riverside confirmed they are investigating the recent death of an inmate who committed suicide in his cell by hanging himself.
Scott Yarwood, 34, of Wantagh died Dec. 3 at Stony Brook University Hospital, said chief deputy sheriff Michael Sharkey. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River coach Matt Millheiser accepts the Rutgers Trophy on the team’s behalf at the Dec. 1 all-county dinner. Millheiser was selected by the New York Giants as the “Coach of the Year.” (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)
Add one more accolade to Shoreham-Wading River’s stunning football season.
Coach Matt Millheiser has been named “Coach of the Year” by the New York Giants, earning the program $4,000 in donations, according to the organization. (more…)
Witnesses told police a white pickup truck fled southbound on Herricks Lane in Riverhead after striking a pedestrian. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)
A pedestrian suffered a leg injury Sunday in Riverhead after a vehicle struck him and left the scene of the accident, Riverhead Town police said.