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A sign on Route 24 warns drivers of the dangers of texting and driving following the death of Barbara Tocci on the road earlier this year. (Credit: Carrie Miller, file)

A Bayport man involved in a head-on car crash that killed a Flanders woman in January 2014 will have all charges related to the crash dropped after completing 140 hours of community service, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office. READ

04/19/14 11:00am
04/19/2014 11:00 AM
All across the East End, drivers were advised to stop texting while driving. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

All across the East End, drivers were advised to stop texting while driving. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Riverhead Town police issued 32 summonses during the first National Texting Enforcement Crackdown, a movement across the country to stop motorists from texting while driving.  (more…)

04/19/14 7:00am
(Credit: Times/Review stock art)

(Credit: Times/Review stock art)

His audience was a group of Cub Scouts. Their motto: Do your best.

And the children did their best to give Riverhead highway patrol officer Dennis Cavanaugh honest answers.

“How many mommies and daddies were on the cellphone as they were driving here today?” asked Officer Cavanaugh, who had volunteered to talk to the kids that day about law enforcement.  (more…)