When in labor, it’s fairly safe to say most expecting mothers want the pushing to end as quickly as possible, bringing to a close nine months of waiting. In the early morning hours of New Year’s Day, however, there’s also a race to deliver the year’s first baby. READ
A Riverhead man suffered second-degree burns Friday morning when the fumes from gasoline he was pouring into a lawn trimmer combined with a lit candle to spark a fire, according to the Riverhead Town fire marshal.
Nikolas Visco, the Riverhead football player who collapsed at the end of practice last week, continues to face a long road toward recovery after suffering “serious kidney damage” from an apparent heat stroke, his family said. READ
A 26-year-old man who wasn’t wearing a helmet while riding his bike suffered “serious head trauma” after he fell on East Main Street in Riverhead Wednesday afternoon, first responders on the scene said. READ
Ashley Reyes gives her teddy bear Peakachoo a shot, as Jaiveon Lee and Alex DeJesus-Siera look on. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
Riverhead students participated in a Teddy Bear Clinic in Roanoke Avenue kindergarten teacher Jennifer Barth’s class Tuesday. (more…)
An electronic cigarette. (Credit: Lindsay Fox/ecigarettereviewed.com)
What was intended as a smoking cessation aid is the new smoking trend among Long Island’s youth, say health experts and local school officials, who are seeing an uptick in the number of students using electronic cigarettes.
Mattituck High School principal Shawn Petretti said he has recently seen firsthand an increase in the number of students using e-cigarettes. (more…)