Interviews underway for next Riverhead school superintendent

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Seven candidates are being considered for the Riverhead school superintendent post, according to school board member Greg Meyer, who sits on the committee interviewing candidates.

Kiwanis Club honors local volunteers at ‘Breakfast of Stars’

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About 100 people gathered at The Birchwood to honor volunteers feted by the Riverhead Kiwanis Club at its annual Breakfast of the Stars Saturday.

County executive schedules town hall meetings to talk about ‘Reclaim Our Water’ initiative

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County officials will speak about County Executive Steve Bellone's proposed grant/low-interest loan program to help homeowners with the cost of installing advanced septic systems.

Photos: Young ‘butterflies’ spread their wings at annual Butterfly Ball

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Young butterflies learned to spread their wings Saturday at Riverhead's Senior and Human Resource Center during the Butterfly Ball, an annual bash hosted by...

Batter up! Riverhead Little League celebrates opening of 2017 season

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Cloudy skies couldn't dampen the spirits of the Riverhead Little League's 350 players as they rounded the bases at the 2017 opening ceremony in Stotzky Memorial Park Saturday morning.

Opinion & Blogs

Riverhead High School’s third quarter honor roll

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The Riverhead High School third quarter honor roll.

Zeldin sets ‘community forum’ Sunday at community college Riverhead campus

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Rep. Lee Zeldin is inviting constituents to a moderated “community forum” in Riverhead Sunday afternoon on the eastern campus of Suffolk County Community College.

Girls lacrosse: Riverhead 18, Brentwood 7

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It was a total team effort yesterday afternoon for Riverhead, as all players — starters and bench players — got in the mix and contributed to a big win over Brentwood. Photos.

Officials get first look at design concepts for multiplex theater and plaza makeover

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Riverhead Town officials got a first look at conceptual designs for a proposed multiplex movie theater and a makeover of Riverhead Plaza, former site of Walmart.

Apartment buildings and the changing face of downtown Riverhead

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The look and feel of Riverhead’s Main Street will soon undergo dramatic change, if a pair of proposed apartment buildings is developed as planned in...

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Local auto tech students win national competition

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H.B. Ward Technical Center seniors John Deluca (Shoreham-Wading River High School) and Evan Wagner (Eastport-South Manor High School) finished in first place at the 2017 National Automotive Technology Competition. ,

Softball: McGann-Mercy 11, Port Jeff 9

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Photos: McGann-Mercy muscled past Port Jefferson April 19.

Town Board wrap: Should time limits on parking be extended?

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Residents weighed in on a plan to extend time limits in a downtown parking lot and urged the board not to settle pending litigation against the owner of a number of Wading River properties allegedly used as transient rentals.

Local runner hopes to raise 100K for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

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Mike Davis is committed to raising money - and a lot of it - to fight leukemia and lymphoma, diseases which often targets young children.

Riverhead library president and another trustee resign

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Following last week's resignation by the library treasurer, the Riverhead Free Library president and another trustee have quit, both citing health reasons.

Schools

Interviews underway for next Riverhead school superintendent

Seven candidates are being considered for the Riverhead school superintendent post, according to school board member Greg Meyer, who sits on the committee interviewing candidates.

Riverhead High School’s third quarter honor roll

The Riverhead High School third quarter honor roll.

Sports

Girls lacrosse: Riverhead 18, Brentwood 7

It was a total team effort yesterday afternoon for Riverhead, as all players — starters and bench players — got in the mix and contributed to a big win over Brentwood. Photos.

Softball: McGann-Mercy 11, Port Jeff 9

Photos: McGann-Mercy muscled past Port Jefferson April 19.

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Obituaries

Gus Cappetta, 88

Jennifer Ann Woznick, 46

Edward C. Klein, 62

Walter Martin Doroski, 81

Richard J. O’Brien, 89

Francis Michael Creighton

Geraldine E. Woodson

Jo-Anne J. Cain, 74

Jerzy Gajek, 80

Laura Koster, 89

 

More news

Residents press for housing ban at Calverton Enterprise Park

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Members of a coalition formed with the stated purpose of preventing residential development within the Calverton Enterprise Park urged the Riverhead Town Board last night to take action against housing at EPCAL.

Five vie for three seats on Riverhead Board of Education

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It’s a five-way race for three open school board seats in the Riverhead Central School District this year. Chris Dorr of Baiting Hollow, Greg Fischer...

East End Arts to honor Ken LaValle, Maryanne McElroy and Peconic Landing at spring gala

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East End Arts will salute Sen. Ken LaValle, the Rev. Maryanne McElroy and Peconic Landing at its spring gala May 6 at the Suffolk Theater.

Riverhead shuts down Sachem North 13-2

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Riverhead dominated Sachem North yesterday, allowing only two goals, which came in the first half.

Shoreham-Wading River community comes together to support teenager fighting rare tumor

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In December, Alexa Boucher, a 14-year-old Shoreham-Wading River freshman was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma, a cancerous tumor that's grown in the eye socket.

Public meetings

  • Riverhead Landmarks Commission
    Mon, Apr 24 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Board of Education
    Tue, Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • ARB Meeting
    Wed, Apr 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Justice, 210 Howell Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901, United States

  • ZBA
    Thu, Apr 27 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Riverhead IDA meeting
    Mon, May 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Town Board
    Tue, May 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Riverhead Fire Commissioners
    Wed, May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Riverhead Fire Department Headquarters, 540 Roanoke Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Special Ed PTA meeting
    Wed, May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riley Avenue Elementary School, Calverton NY 11933

  • Farmland Preservation Committee
    Wed, May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Town Hall

  • Planning Board
    Thu, May 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Riverhead Recreation Advisory Committee
    Mon, May 8 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Agricultural Advisory Committee
    Mon, May 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Meeting: Flanders, Riverside & Northampton Community Association
    Mon, May 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Crohan Community Center, 655 Flanders Road (Rt.24), Flanders,

  • Library Trustees Meeting
    Tue, May 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Riverhead Free Library Long Island Room

  • Riverhead Open Space Committee
    Tue, May 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Board of Education
    Tue, May 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Ave., Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Conservation Advisory Committee
    Wed, May 10 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Flanders Fire District meeting
    Wed, May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Flanders Fire House located at 19 Firehouse Lane, Flanders

  • Calverton Civic Association Meeting
    Wed, May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Riley Avenue School, 374 Riley Ave, Calverton, NY, United States

  • ZBA
    Thu, May 11 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Riverhead Fire Commissioners
    Tue, May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead Fire Department Headquarters, 540 Roanoke Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Town Board
    Tue, May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Jamesport Fire Commissioners
    Tue, May 16 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Jamesport Fire House, 25 Manor Lane, Jamesport NY 11947

  • Riverhead Handicapped Advisory Committee
    Wed, May 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Small Business Advisory Committee
    Wed, May 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Ethics Committee
    Wed, May 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • BID Management Association Meeting
    Wed, May 17 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Planning Board
    Thu, May 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Landmarks Commission
    Mon, May 22 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Board of Education
    Tue, May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

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