Grand jury blames Suffolk County CPS in Thomas Valva's death

A grand jury report into the death of 8-year-old Thomas Valva has concluded that Suffolk County CPS failed to protect the boy who ultimately froze to death after being forced to sleep outside in a garage on a cold January night in 2020.

Riverhead schools plan cuts to staff, class offerings

The Riverhead School District will see significant cuts to class offerings, programs, teaching assistants, and support staff as a result of cutbacks proposed in the administration’s budget for the coming school year.