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Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/Photo & Pictures by Riverhead Local & EX CAPT. Paul Sparrow, December 12

ire destroyed the interior of a West Main Street storefront early this morning.

Riverhead Fire Department volunteers made a quick stop of the fire at 51 W. Main Street, a shop in the two-story brick building on the south side of the street, between the Peconic Crossing apartments and the community garden.

The alarm came in at 7:06 this morning. The interior of the ground-floor shop was heavily burned ... (Full Story & Photos)

Dirt bike accident

Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/Riverhead local/Photos by Ex-Capt Sparrow, November 27

Riverhead Town Police yesterday reported a pair of motor vehicle accidents that resulted in two people being airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital.

On Monday afternoon just before 2 o’clock, a man was injured in a dirt bike accident in the area of the park on Oakland Drive North in Riverhead. A Suffolk County Police helicopter flew the victim to Stony Brook for treatment of injuries police ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/Riverhead Local Denise Civiletti/Photos by Peter Blasl and Ex-Captain Sparrow, November 27

A two-car crash at the intersection of Middle Road and Ostrander Avenue this morning sent four people, including one child, to the hospital.

None of the injuries was life-threatening, police said.

Middle Road was closed to traffic between Northville Turnpike and Roanoke Avenue for approximately half an hour.
A westbound van on Middle Road attempting to make a left turn onto Ostrander Avenue at about ... (Full Story & Photos)

Structure Fire

Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/Denise Civiletti riverhead local, October 27

A fire at a church on Roanoke Avenue overnight is being investigated by the Suffolk County Police Arson Squad and Riverhead Town Police detectives.
Riverhead Fire Department responded at about 2:30 a.m. to the scene of the fire at Luz En Tu Senda Church on the corner of Roanoke Avenue and Cranberry Street.
The fire started in a wooden trash enclosure outside the rear of the church and burned the rear ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/Denise Civiletti Riverhead Local, October 06

A big crowd turned out for Riverhead Fire Department’s open house today at the department’s Roanoke Avenue headquarters.
Kids of all ages enjoyed watching firefighters demonstrate how to extinguish a grease fire and oven fire (rule no. 1 deprive it of oxygen – also, don’t put water on a grease fire) and how firefighters use the “jaws of life” to extricate people trapped in vehicles following crashes. ... (Full Story & Photos)


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