06/17/16 6:00am

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Joseph Tandy’s life was based on service. The Mattituck native was a veteran of Operation: Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, where his efforts to repair emergency evacuation helicopters helped save dozens of lives.

As an Air Force reservist, he worked full-time in Westhampton to maintain the reserve’s helicopters. READ

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11/27/15 6:00am
11/27/2015 6:00 AM

Paul DeCabia

On Saturday morning, family and friends will say goodbye to longtime volunteer Riverhead football coach Paul DeCabia during a funeral mass at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church in Riverhead.

Soon after, many of Coach DeCabia’s former players will pay their respects to the coach, who died Sunday, in a way only the Blue Waves football family could.

They’ll bring his cremated remains back to the football field and ring the victory bell in his honor.

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06/05/15 5:59am
06/05/2015 5:59 AM
Jack Van de Wetering and his son Kurt in a climate controlled greenhouse area that they would modify to grow medical marijuana. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Jack Van de Wetering and his son Kurt in a climate controlled greenhouse area that they would modify to grow medical marijuana. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

The East End would be hard-pressed to find a more respected farmer and concerned community member than Jack Van de Wetering to be the face of a possible medical marijuana operation. (more…)

05/17/15 3:01pm
05/17/2015 3:01 PM
Friends load a motorcycle onto a trailer after a couple was injured riding on Sound Avenue in Calverton Sunday afternopon. (Credit: Grant Parpan)

Friends load a motorcycle onto a trailer after a couple was injured riding on Sound Avenue in Baiting Hollow Sunday afternoon. (Credit: Grant Parpan)

A couple was injured Sunday afternoon when the motorcycle they were riding on skidded out after they attempted to avoid striking an SUV making a turn off Sound Avenue in Baiting Hollow, Riverhead Town police said.  (more…)

04/08/15 8:00am
04/08/2015 8:00 AM
Eugene Lafurno's home two years ago in Baiting Hollow. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Eugene Lafurno’s home two years ago in Baiting Hollow. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Times up for “The Epiphany.”

Eugene Lafurno of Baiting Hollow has been building what town officials call a third and fourth story onto his Founders Path home for several years, and town officials say it’s unsafe and was built without proper permits.

On Tuesday, the Riverhead Town Board approved a resolution to have the town engineering department remove the structure and is expected to charge Mr. Lafurno with demolition costs.

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