Shoreham-Wading River brought the energy, the fire and the intensity. But Southampton just brought too much.
Southampton, winner of the last three Long Island Class B boys basketball championships, had only seven players available for its Suffolk County League VI game in Shoreham on Saturday. That was enough.
For nearly three decades a Southampton man has eluded apprehension in connection with a gruesome double murder.
In his first one-on-one interview with the media since his arrest and guilty plea in federal court Tuesday, former Southampton Town Councilman Brad Bender told the News-Review he became addicted to pain pills he was overprescribed following back surgery.
Mr. Bender said he eventually started sharing his prescription with another person, who then sold the pills to others. READ
Southampton Town Board member Brad Bender pleaded guilty Tuesday morning to conspiracy to illegally distribute oxycodone as part of a $1.8 million scheme involving a Riverhead physician assistant who had previously been arrested by federal agents. READ
In the wake of a rash of car break-ins in Flanders and a fatal shooting that occurred two nights ago in neighboring Riverside, local civic groups are planning to head to next week’s Town Board meeting and tell their elected officials something: They have had enough. READ
While the northeast braced for the affects of Hurricane Joaquin, the Southampton/Ross high school football team was hit hard by the Hurricane Monarchs on Friday night. READ
Should the road connecting downtown Riverhead to the nearby traffic circle become a one-way street? READ
Head Start teacher Kevin Rojas helps distribute books to students at Riverhead Free Library on Thursday. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo photos)
The Riverhead Free Library has donated 800 books to Head Start locations in Riverhead and Southampton in order to increase access to literature for students by creating mini libraries in the schools.