The Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance is going off-road.
The Riverhead Town Board — commissioners of the ambulance district — informally agreed to purchase a six-wheel drive vehicle that will enable ambulance crews to reach otherwise hard-to-access areas. READ
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.
Firefighters quickly tamped down a suspected electrical fire in the garage of a Jamesport house Saturday afternoon, according to police at the scene. READ
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