Andre Coach mug shot (Credit: New York State Police)
A Riverhead parolee who had twice been convicted of attempted drug dealing is facing a new felony charge after a police task force investigation found the man had sold drugs in Riverhead nearly a year ago, according to police and court documents. (more…)
This car was involved in Tuesday’s fatal crash near the Riverside jail. (Credit: Stringer News Service)
On Wednesday morning, New York State police identified the woman in a Tuesday afternoon fatal car crash as 76-year-old Saundra Highland of Riverside.
According to police, Ms. Highland’s 2010 Ford was traveling southbound on Nugent Drive just west of the Riverside jail when she “drifted into the center median and struck a tree.”
Investigators said on Tuesday that the crash, which occurred shortly before 3:30 p.m., does not appear to be suspicious and no other car was involved in the accident.
Bob’s Discount Furniture and Pet Valu will be moving in next to Walmart. Pictured is the property in April. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
Bob’s Discount Furniture, which had originally hoped to be open by Memorial Day next to the new Walmart on Route 58, has set an opening date in late August.
According to the company’s Facebook page, the furniture store will be opening on Aug. 28. (more…)
The Suffolk County Community College Culinary Arts Knowledge Bowl team consists of: (from left) faculty advisor Andrea Glick, Lynn Bohlen, Vincent Sperling, team captain Satoko Matthews, Lillian Senior and team manager Sherry Mazze. (Credit: SCCC courtesy)
There’s more to cooking than just following a recipe or throwing some ingredients into a pot. In fact, even budding chefs need to be aware of numerous technical terms and procedures.
The Suffolk County Community College’s Culinary Team was tested on many of those facts at the American Culinary Federation’s National Culinary Knowledge Bowl. (more…)
A female deer tick on a leaf. (Credit: Daniel Gilrein)
Suffolk’s planning efforts to reduce tick-borne diseases across the county officially starts Wednesday.
That’s when the newly formed tick advisory committee meets for the first time. The 12-member group, made up of health experts, environmentalists, local and county government officials and others, meets at 11 a.m. at the County Center in Riverside. (more…)
The Shoreham-Wading River baseball team in 2012 after winning the county title. (Credit: Bill Landon, file)
The numbers of three Shoreham-Wading River baseball players will be retired during a ceremony Saturday prior to an alumni game at Kevin Williams Memorial Field. (more…)
Legendary drivers Dan Turbush of Riverhead, Peggy Smith of Jamesport and Paul McElearney of Commack will all be enshrined when they are added to Riverhead Raceway’s Wall of Fame on Aug. 16. (more…)
Raymond Dennis Smith was convicted of arson and murder following Riverhead’s ‘deadliest fire.’ He was arrested 20 years ago this week.
The following stories from our Riverhead archives were published between 20 and 100 years ago this week: (more…)