10/06/16 12:41pm


Last April, heading back to a campsite he’d rented with family and friends at Indian Island County Park following a Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps installation dinner, Joseph Oliver noticed a bumper lying in the road. READ

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10/04/16 6:00am
10/04/2016 6:00 AM


The Riverhead train station hasn’t actually been a train station since 1972 and has been used only sporadically since then: as a soup kitchen for about a year, as a Business Improvement District office for a few days and, almost, as a taxi cab office, a plan that never came to fruition. READ

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08/04/16 6:00am
08/04/2016 6:00 AM

Anthony Montalbano and James Lydon

Riverhead Town police officer Anthony Montalbano has only been on the force since 2013, but he already had something in common with 35-year veteran officer James Lydon before Sunday afternoon.


04/07/16 9:00am
04/07/2016 9:00 AM


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

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04/04/16 4:00pm
04/04/2016 4:00 PM


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