The instant he heard the collision, shortly before 9 p.m. March 9, John Kulakoglu sprinted into action.
At one moment, the 24-year-old was standing outside the Empire gas station where he works, on Route 58 in Riverhead. The next, he was darting toward the road while calling 911 through his phone’s Bluetooth earpiece. READ
The Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps is looking to build a substation on the western side of town.
“We are looking to find a substation that’s on the west side of the district to improve our responses to the Sound Avenue and Manorville areas,” said Keith Lewin, a member of RVAC’s board of directors. READ
Until recently, the Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps’ web presence was “horrible,” according to Asst. Chief Rod Richardson.
Four companies responded to Riverhead Town’s request for proposals to provide “medical transportation billing and reimbursement services” for the Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance back in December. READ
More than three years after concerned residents asked officials to change to the districts of the Manorville and Riverhead ambulance companies, they are still waiting for a solution. READ
The Riverhead Town Board plans to issue a request for proposals for companies to administer a third-party billing system for ambulance service. READ
A Riverhead school bus caught fire and was destroyed Thursday afternoon after it was involved in a “serious accident” on the Long Island Expressway, according to district superintendent Nancy Carney. READ
Heidi Behr’s family and friends gathered Sunday at Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corp’s headquarters for a memorial service. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo photos)
The Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps has unveiled a memorial to honor two of its members that died in a crash while transporting a patient to the hospital in 2005.
The “Heidi J. Behr William A. Stone Reflecting Memorial” consists of a fountain surrounded by a pair of benches at the ambulance headquarters on Osborne Avenue.
Kim Pokorny, president of the ambulance corp, said Allan Schule of Sound Shore Pond and Landscape in Wading River donated the memorial and worked hard to make sure it was prepared for Sunday, which marked the 10th anniversary of when Ms. Behr and Mr. Stone were killed.