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05/11/17 6:00am
05/11/2017 6:00 AM

Fourth-grader Jenifer Ponce sat with classmates at Roanoke Avenue Elementary School in October, listening as members of the Riverhead Fire Department taught them how to handle an emergency call.

Bill Sanok, the department’s public information officer, shared the story of a young girl whose 911 call helped save a life two years ago, when a fire broke out in a first-floor apartment on Middle Road in Riverhead.


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03/17/17 4:57pm
03/17/2017 4:57 PM

A man was taken to the hospital Friday after his car rolled over on Nugent Drive in Riverside, authorities at the scene said.

The crash was reported shortly after 4 p.m. and the victim was taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center for treatment, Southampton police said.


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03/07/17 5:53am
03/07/2017 5:53 AM

Marlando Williams was just settling in upstairs at his home when he heard a loud bang from the garage Friday afternoon.

At first, he and his wife, Sandra, were confused about what caused the noise until he ran downstairs and opened the garage door. Inside was a wall of black smoke obscuring a flickering fire. READ