Thomas Campanaro, president of the Riverhead Town Fire Chiefs Council and the Manorville fire commissioner, claims the town’s fire marshals can’t keep up.
There are too many inspections to complete and too many calls to respond to, he said.
Mr. Campanaro said he’s concerned for the safety of his fellow volunteer firefighters and emergency personnel, as well as the public as a whole. And he said the Fire Council — which has called for Riverhead Town to hire more full-time fire marshals several times — is ready to make some noise about the issue.
“We don’t want to be an angel up there looking down saying we didn’t do enough to shake the tree,” he said. “We’re not going to let it go.” (more…)
Police are asking for the public’s help to locate a man accused of forcibly raping an 11-year-old girl in Manorville.
Suffolk County police are on the lookout for two horses that somehow escaped a Wading River Road ranch in Manorville early Thursday, according to a release.
One other horse from the same ranch was killed after being struck by a 2005 Peterbilt tractor trailer traveling eastbound on Sunrise Highway in Center Moriches, about one half mile west of Exit 59, police said.
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Come January, patients will be able to receive medical attention at the Winslow Specialty Care Center, the latest addition to PBMC Health’s campus for ambulatory care in Manorville.
The facility, which will feature offices for general surgery, gastroenterology and spinal surgery, among others, was made possible in part to a $1 million bequest from Richard Winslow of Aquebogue, a longtime benefactor and active member of the Peconic Bay Medical Center Board of Directors. (more…)
A Cutchogue woman crashed into an unoccupied Southampton Town police car early Saturday morning on a closed roadway in Manorville as police and firefighters were responding to a single-car accident that seriously injured a Manorville man, Southampton Town police said. (more…)
A Manorville man who pleaded guilty to armed robbery in connection with a string of robberies across Suffolk County — including one in Calverton and Mattituck — was sentenced to five years in prison Monday, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. (more…)
A 22-year-old Manorville man was killed in a motorcycle crash on Mill Road Saturday night, Suffolk County police said. (more…)