Hurricane Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, 2017. The Category 4 storm, with winds of 155 miles per hour, tore through the Caribbean island, devastating homes and destroying infrastructure, including wiping out its electrical grid. READ
An electrical wire caught fire on Sound Avenue Tuesday afternoon, forcing traffic to be shut down in both directions between Herricks Lane and Church Lane. READ
(Update 1 p.m. ) More than 2,940 PSEG customers — mostly in Aquebogue and Jamesport — are without power Saturday afternoon as a thunderstorm continues to move through the area, according to the National Weather Service and power authorities.
Saturday 7:30 a.m.: PSEG is reporting that all but 4 of its customers in Riverhead are without power.
Update 9:50 p.m.: PSEG estimates power will be restored in Northville and Jamesport by 3 a.m.
PSEG Long Island workers will be trimming trees, installing new utility poles, setting up more weather-resistant wiring and upgrading its systems to have less customers affected by outages across Riverhead this month. READ
Main Road is closed in both directions near Herricks Lane as PSEG workers repair damage to a utility police caused by a car crash early Thursday, Riverhead Town police. READ
About 550 PSEG-LI customers on the North Fork remained without power Wednesday night, according to the utility.