10/08/15 5:53pm
10/08/2015 5:53 PM

Riverhead school bus fire Long Island Expressway

A Riverhead school bus caught fire and was destroyed Thursday afternoon after it was involved in a “serious accident” on the Long Island Expressway, according to district superintendent Nancy Carney. READ

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09/28/15 6:00am
The remains of the Dalecki family home in Wading River in the days following a February 2014 fire. (Credit: Paul Squire, file)

The remains of the Dalecki family home in Wading River in the days following a February 2014 fire. (Credit: Paul Squire, file)

We would like to express our heartfelt thanks to the Riverhead building department and water district employees who did everything in their power to help us rebuild and move back into the home we lost to a devastating fire 19 months ago.

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08/08/15 12:14pm
08/08/2015 12:14 PM

ChurchLaneFireWP

Bri Ristau felt like taking a break.

The 20-year-old videographer, who was working from home Friday afternoon at her family’s Church Lane farmhouse in Aquebogue, said she was “stressed out” after fielding business calls and had decided to scoop herself some ice cream inside a barn on her parents’ property.

But soon after she exited the house, Ms. Ristau said, she heard what she described as a “beeping noise” coming from a fire alarm inside the 1880s home. Then she saw the smoke. (more…)