05/14/14 12:38pm
05/14/2014 12:38 PM
After he was missing for six months, Charlie was reunited at home in Mattituck with Kayla and Greg Masem and 18-month-old Wyatt. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

After she was missing for six months, Charlie was reunited at home in Mattituck with Kayla and Greg Masem and 18-month-old Wyatt.
(Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

After escaping from her Mattituck home in November, 5-year-old Charlie heard her name for the first time in six months on Friday.

With a wagging tail and lots of kisses, the settler/pointer mix was undeniably happy to be finally recognized by someone, anyone — in this case, a staffer at the Southold Animal Shelter.  (more…)

05/06/14 9:06pm
05/06/2014 9:06 PM

Riverhead police say a 42-year-old man who was drugged up and driving an ATV led officers on a brief chase in Jamesport Tuesday morning before crashing and then lunging for an officer’s radio and handgun while resisting arrest.

Police were called to the area of Washington Avenue around 11:45 a.m. for a reports of “an intoxicated male operating a quad on the roadway” according to a press release. (more…)

04/30/14 1:00pm
04/30/2014 1:00 PM
BARBARAELLEN KOCH FILE PHOTO | The Village at Jamesport is proposed for this property just west of the hamlet's business district on Main Road.

The Village at Jamesport is proposed for this property just west of the hamlet’s business district. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)

A 44-acre Jamesport property that has been the subject of a controversial development proposal is now being offered for sale as part of a bankruptcy proceeding.

And the company that’s marketing the property has highlighted the value of excavating sand from the property.

A company called GA Keen Realty Advisors LLC has an advertisement in the New York Times Wednesday offering the 43.6 acres on Main Road in Jamesport as a “bankruptcy sale.”  (more…)

03/27/14 5:43pm
03/27/2014 5:43 PM
RACHEL YOUNG PHOTO | Police investigate the scene of a fatal accident Thursday morning in Laurel.

Police investigate the scene of the fatal accident Jan. 16 in Laurel. (Credit: Rachel Young, file)

Police say vehicle paint particles found on a Jamesport man who was hit by cars and found dead in January indicate a third vehicle — possibly the one that took his life — might have been involved.

The drivers of a car and SUV that hit James Callaghan stayed on scene that foggy Jan. 16 morning, and told police the victim was lying in the roadway when they struck him on Main Road in Laurel.

They are not suspects in Mr. Callaghan’s death, police said. (more…)