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Riverhead New York

Town That Voted To Ban Booing Reverses Decision

AP | Posted 05.21.2013 | New York

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. — A New York town's board members have decided it's OK to boo at their meetings – but only if it's done politely. The Riv...

Town Bans Booing At Board Meetings

Newsday | Mitchell Freedman | Posted 05.07.2013 | New York

You can applaud the Riverhead Town board, but you can't boo. At least, not at its meetings in Town Hall. The town board voted, 4-1, Tuesday to adopt ...

$1 Million Bail For Driver Charged In Teen's Murder

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 07.18.2012 | Crime

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. -- A Long Island man who prosecutors say had a blood-alcohol reading four times the legal limit and approached speeds of 100 mph befor...

Judge Wishes For Harsher Punishment For L.I. Serial Pet Killer

AP | By FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 05.30.2011 | New York

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. -- A judge who lamented he could not legally impose a stiffer sentence gave the maximum two-year jail term Wednesday to a woman who ab...