The driver of a Honda Civic escaped serious injury after his car flipped onto its back following a collision at the intersection of Route 48 and Wickham Avenue in Mattituck Saturday afternoon, according to Southold Town police. A second collision, on eastbound Route 48, occurred less than a hour later, resulting in a medevac. READ
A 23-year-old Riverhead woman suffered a laceration to her leg from a boat’s outboard motor as she climbed the swim ladder Saturday afternoon, according to Southold Town police. READ
Cutchogue joined fire departments from across Suffolk County in Riverhead Saturday for the annual motorized drill competition. READ
UPDATE: The man who was pulled from Long Island Sound Wednesday was pronounced dead at Peconic Bay Medical Center, Southold Town police said. The drowning victim was identified Thursday as Ellis Roudette, 84, of the Bronx. READ
A kayaker who fell into Long Island Sound off Cutchogue was safely pulled to shore by members of the Southold Fire Department Friday afternoon after a woman spotted the man in distress from her home and dialed 911. READ
Multiple injuries were reported after a three-car accident at the intersection of Route 48 and Depot Lane in Cutchogue Thursday morning, according to Southold Town police. READ
When the Cutchogue Fire Department needed a firefighter with the expertise to operate its fire rescue boat, Jason Cooper was there. When his country needed his service during the first Gulf War in Desert Storm, Jason Cooper was there. When the New Suffolk School Board needed a volunteer community member to serve, Jason Cooper was there.
Locals may know him as Santa Claus around the holidays. Others have seen him manning the grills at the Cutchogue Fire Department’s annual chicken barbecue. And to many, he’s the man at the wheel of the department’s heavy rescue truck or ambulance on the way to an emergency scene.
Friends and families bundled up for the North Fork Chamber of Commerce and Cutchogue Fire Department’s 13th annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in Cutchogue Saturday afternoon.
A Cutchogue Fire Department ambulance was struck head-on Saturday morning while returning to headquarters after responding to a call at Eastern Long Island Hospital, Southold Town police said. READ