Many members of the Riverhead Volunteer Fire Department will remember Bill Brooks for a lot of different reasons. Some will recall his sense of humor; others, his record-setting success in firefighter races or maybe his dream of becoming a country singer, regardless of musical talent.
But his fellow firefighters will share one thing in common: They will all remember him. READ
A small brush fire spotted by a hiker off County Road 51 in Northampton sent firefighters searching through the woods Wednesday afternoon to contain it, officials at the scene said. READ
Local fire districts have released proposed 2016 budgets, which are all set to be discussed at public hearings on Tuesday, Oct. 20. READ
Firefighters from at least four departments helped quell a house fire on Church Lane Friday afternoon. READ
A driver was extricated from his vehicle following a two-car crash Friday morning in Calverton, Riverhead Town police at the scene said.
Riverhead police say a Flanders man was caught setting fire to security barriers at the former Walmart building on Route 58 in Riverhead Tuesday night. READ
In any team sport, it takes time to develop chemistry. It’s no different for competitors on Riverhead’s Ironmen Drill Team. READ
The driver of this overturned vehicle on Main Road escaped serious harm late Saturday morning. (Credit: Paul Squire)
A driver barreled through a row of potted plants at a Main Road nursery in Aquebogue Saturday morning before crashing into a tree and flipping his SUV, Riverhead Town police said.
The man walked away with only a cut on his hand, police said. No one else was hurt in the crash, said Sgt. Thomas Lessard. (more…)