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06/30/16 5:30am

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There are few Suffolk County first responders who don’t know the name Thomas Lateulere, the chief of training and education for the county’s Regional Emergency Medical Services Council (REMSCO). READ

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01/26/16 6:00am
01/26/2016 6:00 AM

Captain Richard Smith, left, presents Det. Frank Hernandez with Riverhead's Officer of the Year Award Friday

As Det. Frank Hernandez approached a running vehicle last February while off-duty at Isaac Dog Park in Calverton, he noticed a vent pipe connected to the car’s tailpipe had been routed through the passenger-side window. Upon closer inspection, he realized exhaust fumes were filling the vehicle, where a 40-year-old man was attempting suicide.  READ

04/07/14 8:00am
04/07/2014 8:00 AM
A Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps volunteer displays the drug Narcan, which is used to treat opiate overdoses. (Credit: Paul Squire)

A Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps volunteer displays the drug Narcan, which is used to treat opiate overdoses. (Credit: Paul Squire)

East End law enforcement officers — often the first to arrive at the scene of a heroin overdose — will now be equipped with Narcan, a life saving drug. (more…)