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LATEST NEWS

Animal shelter employee hurt in crash with county bus on River Road in Calverton

A woman was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital this afternoon following a collision with a Suffolk County transit bus on River Road in Calverton. The woman, d...

'Countywide' police radio upgrade doesn't include Riverhead, other East End departments

A planned upgrade to digital technology for emergency communications in Suffolk County could prove costly for East End police, fire and emergency services — while taxpa...

Flanders Road crash sends two to area hospitals

(Updated: 12:05 p.m.) Flanders Road was reopened just before 1 p.m., accordng to the state DOT. A collision between a tractor trailer and a car on Flanders Road at the ...

Main Road historic district nomination up for review; public information meeting set

As Riverhead's plans progress to get the Main Road historic corridor from Aquebogue to Laurel listed in the state and national registers of historic places, state officia...

NFCT's 'Youth on Stage' this summer: 'The Wedding Singer' opens July 24

The North Fork Community Theatre is ready to launch its 44th "Youth On Stage" production, The Wedding Singer, this Thursday night — bringing back to the area a beloved ...

Court rejects Smithtown developer's attack on Riverhead zoning

A developer's plan to build a 170,000-square-foot retail and rental apartment complex on the corner of Manor Road and Route 25 in Calverton has hit a wall in State Suprem...

Elderly woman rescued from burning home in Wading River

  An elderly woman was pulled from a burning home on Dogwood Drive in Wading River by neighbors who saw flames shooting from the house and went inside to rescue he...

Together again: Blue Waves reunite as Seawolves on Stony Brook lacrosse team

To be successful in any sport, you can’t fall short in dedication; Riverhead lacrosse head coach Vic Guadagnino can’t stress it enough. Especially when you want to pl...

One injured in collision at Union Avenue and Second Street

A woman was taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center Monday afternoon after a two-car crash at the intersection of Union Avenue and Second Street. Police said the victim was...

theRiverheadProject hosts fundraiser for the Human Rights Campaign

The Riverhead Project hosted a fundraiser for the Human Rights Campaign yesterday evening. TRP owner Dennis McDermott, a member of the organization, said he hosted the ...
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

LIFE ON PURPOSE

True beauty comes from within: Life on Purpose

MaryAngela, my second daughter, was joyful and excited about life from the womb. She too was a feminine beauty. On my last pregnancy check up, the day before she was born, the midwife gave me a wide-eyed look of shock and laughter as she completed the exa...
IN THE KITCHEN

In the Kitchen: A visit with Julia Child

This past week I felt the need to get my hands dirty in the kitchen. Throw all the delicacy and perfection of putting together a meal out the window. I kept having thoughts of braising and simmering. Fingers began twitching a...
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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