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A public meeting will be held Tuesday night to discuss a plan to borrow anywhere from $4 million to $6 million to improve facilities in the Wading River Fire District — most notably, an upgrade of its Hulse Landing Fire Station. READ

07/22/14 10:52am
07/22/2014 10:52 AM
(Credit: Carrie Miller)

A fire gutted a home on Dogwood Drive in Wading River Tuesday morning. (Credit: Carrie Miller)

A Wading River woman and her family’s two dogs were rescued from a structure fire that “significantly” damaged a Dogwood Drive home this morning.

About 60 fire personnel from seven different departments responded to the two-story home shortly after 8:20 a.m., Wading River fire officials and Riverhead Town police said at the scene.   (more…)

07/13/14 10:57pm
07/13/2014 10:57 PM

A rescue by a Good Samaritan in the Long Island Sound near Wading River Saturday night led to confusion when the empty boat was recovered by emergency personnel who had no knowledge of the save Sunday morning, according to a press release issued by the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound.

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07/02/14 2:09pm
07/02/2014 2:09 PM
Fire crews put out a fire at an abandoned barn this afternoon in Calverton. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Fire crews put out a fire at an abandoned barn this afternoon in Calverton. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Update 4 p.m.: Riverhead police said a fire that burned an abandoned barn to the ground in Calverton Wednesday afternoon “does not appear suspicious.”

The fire remains under investigation by Riverhead police detectives. Anyone with information on the fire are asked to call police at 727-4500 ext. 321.  (more…)