This could turn out to be one special season for the Shoreham-Wading River girls basketball team.
The Wildcats have sprinted out to an impressive 4-1 record, which was culminated by a 64-21 win over Hampton Bays in the Suffolk County League VI opener for both teams in Shoreham Tuesday.
The high school football playoffs have arrived, and with them come a familiar opponent for Shoreham-Wading River.
On Friday evening, second-seeded Shoreham (6-2) will face No. 7 Hampton Bays (4-4) — the same team it played this past Friday night in the final regular-season game for both teams — in a Suffolk County Division IV quarterfinal. The only difference is this time Shoreham will play on its home field.
Shoreham-Wading River accomplished something Tuesday that not too many high school girls basketball teams can boast about over the past few years. READ
UPDATE (11:30 p.m.): The driver killed in a Sunday night crash on Flanders Road has been identified as 33-year-old Julio Tocay of Peconic. READ
When it comes to high school football facilities in Suffolk County, there aren’t many that can match Hampton Bays High School.
The 50-year-old woman accused of robbing two banks on the East End this year allegedly threatened to kill the teller’s family during a Riverhead robbery in March in which she stole more than $4,700, according to Riverhead court documents. READ
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Jury selection in the trial of a Flanders man accused of aggravated vehicular homicide last year after allegedly hitting and killing a woman while driving drunk has begun in Central Islip, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. (more…)
A police officer closes off Sound Avenue during the investigation Sunday afternoon. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)
Update: The 48-year-old Hampton Bays man stabbed in what police described as an Easter Sunday ‘road rage’ incident on Sound Avenue is in fair condition at Stony Brook University Hospital, a hospital spokeswoman said.
Brett Penny, 48, of Hampton Bays was allegedly stabbed in the chest by Michael Doroski, 25, of Wading River, after both men stopped their vehicles between Fresh Pond Road and Edwards Avenue in Baiting Hollow about 3:30 p.m., police said.
Mr. Doroski was charged with second degree assault and was expected to face a judge in Riverhead Town Justice Court Monday morning.
Original story: A 25-year-old Wading River man is facing an assault charge after stabbing another man during an alleged road rage incident on Sound Avenue Sunday afternoon, Riverhead Police said.