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Friday Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs around 80.
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LATEST NEWS

Nancy Reyer, an 'extraordinary person' to be honored by brain injury survivor group

Riverhead's Nancy Reyer will be honored as "caregiver of the year" at a gala event hosted by New Beginnings Community Center Aug. 15 at the L.I. Aquarium and Exhibition C...

Riverhead police invite residents to participate in National Night Out

Riverhead Town residents are invited to observe this year’s National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 5. Residents are asked to leave outdoor lights on from 7 to 10 p.m. Tu...

Police, FAA investigating fatal skydiving accident in Calverton

Update: Riverhead Police have released the identity of the skydiving instructor critically injured in yesterday's fatal tandem jump. Christopher Scott, age 28, of Sound B...

Skydiving student killed, instructor critically injured in accident at Skydive Long Island

(Updated: 10:14 p.m.) A student skydiver was killed and his instructor seriously injured in an accident at Skydive Long Island in Calverton this afternoon. The injured ...

Suffolk lawmakers OK ballot proposition on drinking water fund

Suffolk lawmakers yesterday authorized a November referendum on a ballot proposal to create a $29.4 million program for environmental restoration and protection projects ...

State Police ID woman killed in crash on Nugent Drive yesterday

State Police have identified the Riverhead woman killed in a single-car motor vehicle accident on Nugent Drive yesterday afternoon as Saundra Highland, 76. Highland's c...

Beagle Club deal with motorcycle group killed by legislature

The plug has officially been pulled on a plan to allow the L.I. ABATE motorcycle group to use the Beagle Club property in Calverton as its headquarters. The Suffolk Cou...

Schneiderman: East End towns shortchanged millions in county sales tax revenues for police departments

Legislator Jay Schneiderman is a man on a mission. "If there's one thing I accomplish before I leave, this is it," the term-limited Second District county legislator, n...

Main Road historic district proposal hits snag in Southold Town

The proposed Main Road historic district hit a roadblock in the Town of Southold yesterday, where Laurel property owners included in the district objected to the plan bec...

Hundreds gather for St. Isidore's annual chicken BBQ

Having sold more than 500 tickets to the event, St. Isidore's R.C. Church drew a sizeable crowd to the school grounds on Marcy Avenue for this year's annual chicken ...
OUR SCHOOLS

"Plaza Suite" by Neil Simon to be performed at Mercy

McGann-Mercy is pleased to announce that several alumni members of the McGann-Mercy Theatre Company, as well as Mr. Kelly, McGann-Mercy teacher and faculty moderator/director/producer of the company, have joined forces to form the Trinity Theatre Com...

RHS fourth quarter Honor Roll, 2014

Congratulations to these Riverhead High School students who earned spots on the fourth quarter High Honor Roll and Honor Roll:   High Honor Roll Honor Roll Dayanna AlvarezStephanie AmbrosioMark AndrejackChristian Bar...

McGann-Mercy to run Summer Driver's Education starting July 28

Give yourself peace of mind, give your teenager the gift of life! It’s not too late to enroll your child in the McGann-Mercy Driver’s Education Program.This NYS approved program provides the required 48 hours of instruction – 24 hours...

latestblogs

CIVILETTI

When feelings get in the way

Michael Hubbard's story was never an easy one to tell. The horrific tragedy that befell this unfortunate Riverhead boy, whose life was destroyed at age 14 when a liquid fuel fire pot exploded in his face, has been a painful, gut-wrenching story to report over the past three-plus ...
NATURAL LIVING

Pass the salt (by the bucket) please

I think I've already made it pretty clear that we're an odd family. From the home-births to the menagerie of misfit animals (have I told you about the anonymous 911 call about the "pig on the loose?")...
LIFE ON PURPOSE

Do you look but don't see?

I hate wearing glasses. Since I am near-sighted and my near-sightedness is getting considerably closer, I should wear them more, especially when I am driving. But I hate the feeling of something sitting on my face and framing my vision. I lose them often ...
IN THE KITCHEN

In the kitchen: the versatile, crowd-pleasing frittata

A versatile dish can always come in handy, especially if you are looking to please a crowd or find a way to use leftover veggies. A simple, go-to (and one of my favorites) is the frittata. The ‘crustless’ quiche of the ...
BITS AND PIECES

When one door closes, another opens: Learning to let go

Have you ever felt like you were straddling two worlds? Not in an extraterrestrial sense, but where one chapter of your life is finished and you are staring at a blank screen trying to write a new chapter. In modern jargon it’s called transitioning. ...
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