Week in Review: One Year Later, Jay Trinca Thanks Community

In other top stories this week, the Riverhead community mourned the loss of John Scorzelli, Jr. after a tragic car accident.

Take a look at the top headlines from the past week.

Police & Fire

UPDATE: Riverhead Man Dies After Sound Avenue Accident: Hearts were broken in Riverhead after John Scorzelli, Jr. died in a tragic car accident on Sound Avenue.

Cops: Flanders Woman Robbed While Home Alone With Baby: An intruder allegedly broke into a home where a mother and her baby were sleeping and demanded cash.

Police: Flanders Man Robbed At Knifepoint: A Flanders man was robbed at knifepoint, police said.

Cops: Car Window Smashed With Brick: Police say a car window was smashed with a brick.


 : Patch hosted a presidential debate viewing party.

Live-Blogging Insiders: Romney-Obama Debate Didn't Measure Up: Patch readers weighed in with their thoughts regarding the first presidential debate.

Southampton Town Takes on Bullying With 3 Community Forums: Elected officials get serious about addressing bullying.


: Hundreds paid their last respects to John Scorzelli, Jr., a Reeves Beach resident remembered for his compassion and love for his family.

: Monday will mark one year since Keri Trinca and her son Jason, 7, died in a Manorville car crash. One year later, Jay Trinca thanks the community for their boundless support and reports that little Marialena, a miracle, continues to improve.

Faces Behind the Riverhead Country Fair: Pat Mulcahy and Jim Lull, Jr., co-coordinators of the Riverhead Country Fair, described what it takes to orchestrate the massive and well-loved event.

: A Sound Avenue 9/11 memorial park could also pay tribute to EMTs who have lost their lives.

Girl Scouts Help Riverhead Animal Shelter: Riverhead Girl Scouts spent hours helping their four-legged friends.

Think Pink: Breast Cancer Awareness Events on the East End: Scores of residents have come together to commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Healthy Living Can Prevent Breast Cancer: East End Resources: Ways to stay healthy on the East End.


Metro Fuel Oil Files for Bankruptcy: Just over a year after celebrating its grand opening at Enterprise Park at Calverton, Metro Biofuels, its parent company Metro Fuel Oil Corp., and eight other subsidiaries have filed for bankruptcy.

Riverhead Raceway Owners Look Ahead To Next Season: Jim and Barbara Cromarty look back on decades spent at a business that feels more like family -- and plan for next season.

East End Health Alliance Speaks on Southampton Hospital News: The East End Health Alliance responded Sunday to news that Southampton Hospital will be opening a new facility at the Stony Brook Southampton site in Southampton.

Sherwood House Teams With Long Island Spirits For New Brandy: A Mattituck vineyard is making a slight diversion from the wine world with a new liquor, made with the help of Long Island Spirits of Baiting Hollow. Sherwood House Vineyards and Long Island Spirits announced this week the release of a new artisan aged brandy, distilled and hand-crafted on Long Island, called Sherwood House X.O. brandy. 


On A Shoestring: Free Dental Exams for Kids At Riverhead Schools: Free dental exams for kids.

East End Arts School Holding Open House on Friday: An open house showcased the East End Art School's offerings.


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