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03/29/16 12:45pm
03/29/2016 12:45 PM

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A North Fork native — a “good kid” and an accomplished athlete, said Mattituck High School principal Shawn Petretti — played lacrosse at the high school level and went on to play for a college out of state.

When he left New York, though, he ran into a college culture of painkiller drug abuse that was inescapable, recalled Mr. Petretti Monday night.

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10/16/15 7:00am
10/16/2015 7:00 AM

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We’ve all seen them on their way to the scene of a dangerous accident.

They’re the blue and white Suffolk County Police Department helicopters, equipped with medevac services designed to move patients as quickly as possible to the county’s only Level 1 Trauma Center at Stony Brook University Hospital.  READ

09/24/14 12:20pm
09/24/2014 12:20 PM
Paul Tromblee mug shot (Credit: Suffolk County police)

Paul Tromblee mug shot (Credit: Suffolk County police)

A Manorville man who pleaded guilty to armed robbery in connection with a string of robberies across Suffolk County — including one in Calverton and Mattituck — was sentenced to five years in prison Monday, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. (more…)

06/10/14 1:04pm
06/10/2014 1:04 PM

Phone scammers attempting to swindle victims into giving them cash are getting creative and attempting calls more frequently, according to warnings issued by local police departments.

The recent uptick in attempted phone scams include a number of different scenarios designed to frighten victims into sending money through a Western Union MoneyGram or a prepaid Green Dot Card. (more…)