As we approach the holiday season, we begin to reflect on the year that was — and in the case of 2014, it’s been a year of some pretty bad news on the North Fork.
But in recent weeks — even as our coverage has included reports of gang activity and controversies at town and village hall — we’ve been happy to also report some positive news.
Riverhead Town police arrested a Greenport man and a Cutchogue man at sobriety/safety checkpoints Wednesday night, police said. (more…)
RACHEL YOUNG FILE PHOTO | Rashad Robinson, executive director of ColorofChange.org, speaks at last year’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast.
Riverhead native Rashad Robinson is becoming one of the leading voices for civil rights in the United States as the executive director of ColorofChange.org, an online organization that advocates on behalf of African-Americans.
He offered this statement in response to Monday’s decision:
The ColorOfChange community sends our deepest condolences to Mike Brown’s parents and loved ones. Our hearts and minds are with them as they move through this unimaginably difficult time, and their courage and perseverance remain a driving force for millions across the country who move forward with them on their journey to secure justice for their son and an end to systemic, discriminatory police violence targeting Black youth and adults nationwide.
Their courage has inspired a powerful movement for racial justice and police accountability that remains strong despite today’s no indictment.
Southold shooting suspects (from left) Walter Vasquez, 17, of Greenport; Pedro Emilio Santamaria, 31, of Greenport; and Jeremias Nathaniel Recinos Torres, 19, of Aquebogue were escorted by corrections officers into Southold Town Court last month. (Credit: Paul Squire, file)
A planned community forum in December to discuss gang issues in Southold Town has been pushed back one week, Southold Town Police Chief Martin Flatley said Thursday. (more…)
Here is the Suffolk Times Service Directory for Nov. 27, 2014. If you are interested in placing an ad, please call Karen, 631-354-8029 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Suffolk Times Service Directory: Nov. 27, 2014
Margaret Namiotka of Jamesport died at her home Nov. 24, 2014. She was 59. (more…)
Bertha K. Gancarz of Cutchogue died Nov. 23 at her home. She was 84. (more…)
Longtime Southold resident James Manos died Nov. 21. He was 87. (more…)
A list of events for this week at each of the local schools, as listed on school calendars.
Listings prepared for Times/Review Newspapers by Suffolk Research Service, dated Sept. 23-29, 2014. (more…)