Jul 29, 2014

Week in Review: Teen Alcohol Prevention Advocate Says 'No' To New Tavern

In other top news, the owner of the Puppy Experience speaks out about demonstrators.

Here's a look at the top stories around Riverhead Town this week.

Police & Fire

: A can of Pringles and a cold beer led to one man's arrest.

: Police arrested a suspect and charged him with biting a man and stealing his wallet.

: A burglar threatened a Flanders man in his own home.

: One woman stole a credit card and went shopping.

: Police say a suspect tried to pry open a Riverhead night deposti box.


: Southampton Town Councilwoman Bridget Fleming spoke to Patch live from the Democratic National Convention.

: Suffolk County Legislator Ed Romaine held his kick-off event as he throws his hat into the ring for Brookhaven Town Supervisor.


: Teen drinking prevention advocates say the density of drinking establishments in Riverhead is too high.

: A new tasting room opens in Mattituck.


: Former Aquebogue postmaster Mark Linnen shares a heartfelt account of his three decades on the job.

: Scott Kaphan, owner of the Puppy Experience in Aqueobogue, speaks exclusively to Patch about his plans to commence litigation against puppy mill protesters that have been demonstrating outside his store.

: Tensions continue to escalate between puppy mill protestors and the owner of The Puppy Experience in Aquebogue.

: A familiar Riverhead face could soon be embarking upon a new career journey.

: A sample of the West Nile virus was found in Aquebogue. 

: Bob Kelly, brother of Thomas Kelly, who lost his life on 9/11, shares his memories in a poignant interview -- and talks about slow-moving plans for a new memorial garden on Sound Avenue.


: The first day of school went off without a hitch as Superintendent Nancy Carney explains all the exciting changes in store for the coming academic year.

: Check out a complete guide to new school bus and bell times for Riverhead students.

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