A fundraiser Sunday in memory of Det. Brian Simonsen of Calverton raised more than $25,000 for scholarships. The fundraiser, hosted by the memorial foundation started in his honor, drew close to 700 people to East Wind Long Island in Wading River, according to Mike Lojko, one of the organizers.
An intoxicated woman driving the wrong way on Route 51 nearly struck numerous vehicles head-on, causing motorists to swerve off the road to avoid to a collision early Saturday morning, Southampton Town police said. READ
Former Shoreham-Wading River High School wrestler Kevin Meloni didn’t realize he had won his 100th career match last year until he pointed to the crowd. There among the SWR contingent was eighth-grader Nick Donnelly, a call-up to the varsity team who had placed third that day, Mr. Meloni recalled.