South Jamesport Avenue will be closed between Route 25 and North Railroad Avenue for approximately 90 minutes beginning at 11 a.m. Wednesday to accommodate the funeral procession for NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen of Calverton, according to Riverhead Town police. READ
A second suspect was arrested in connection with the attempted armed robbery in Queens that led to the death of NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen of Calverton. READ
The buzz was back in Riverhead.
From the season’s earliest moments, the Blue Waves played with an energy that gave fans reason to rise out of their seats. READ
The suspect in a Queens robbery Tuesday night used an imitation handgun in the confrontation with police that led to the death of a veteran NYPD detective from Calverton. READ
As technology evolves, so does the way distressed boaters seek help.
In lieu of traditional VHF radios, boaters frequently turn to dialing 911 when an emergency arises, especially when close to shore where a cell signal is still strong. That has, at times, led to poor communication between different departments coordinating a rescue and delayed notification to the U.S. Coast Guard, according to Joe Frohnhoefer III, CEO of Sea Tow, based in Southold. READ
The Riverhead Police Benevolent Association honored Southold teen Dylan Newman as an honorary member of the organization at an annual dinner Friday night at the Long Island Aquarium. READ
The Riverhead Fire Department battled a structure fire at a home on Hamilton Avenue.
Trips to Disney in early February have become a rite of passage for the Riverhead cheerleading team. The destination: The Universal Cheerleaders Association’s National High School Cheerleading Championships. READ