The driver of a Mitsubishi sedan crashed into the entryway of a building at John Wesley Village in Riverhead Monday afternoon. The driver may have mistakenly accelerated while attempting to park at her unit, according to Riverhead Town police at the scene. READ
After taking up residence at the Long Island Aquarium in 2004, a Japanese snow monkey named Peeko quickly won over the hearts of visitors. “He loved to sit right next to the habitat windows,” Candyce Paparo, director of animal training at the aquarium, recalled Thursday. “He loved to look and was interested in whatever you wanted to show him. Stuff they had in their purse, pictures, books, videos on your cellphone.”
A woman was transported to Peconic Bay Medical Center with injuries that were not life-threatening after a two-vehicle accident in Riverhead early Wednesday afternoon, according to Riverhead Town police.
Mariyah Zeigler was just 16 years old when she was convicted of first-degree robbery and sentenced to five years in a maximum security prison in Westchester County. She recounted a childhood marred by domestic abuse, crime and bullying at school during a public hearing on criminal justice reform Friday at Touro Law Center in Central Islip.