River Road resident reports burglary, fires shot at burglar

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Riverhead Police are investigating a reported burglary and the possible link between a "warning shot" fired by the River Road homeowner and a shooting victim who was airlifted to Stony Brook from a Calverton Hills condominium late last night.

Memorial Day: remembering our fallen heroes

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Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation's service.
Riverhead, NY
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Light rain until afternoon.
  • Humidity: 90%
  • Pressure: 30.02 in.
  • Dew Point: 52.07 °
  • Wind Speed: 7mph from NE
  • Sunrise: 5:23 am
  • Sunset: 8:15 pm
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Foggy overnight.
  • Humidity: 93%
  • Pressure: 30.13 in.
  • Dew Point: 54.26 °
  • Wind Speed: 7mph from E
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  • Humidity: 93%
  • Pressure: 30.03 in.
  • Dew Point: 58.76 °
  • Wind Speed: 6mph from S
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Clear throughout the day.
  • Humidity: 75%
  • Pressure: 29.98 in.
  • Dew Point: 54.01 °
  • Wind Speed: 8mph from W
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Light rain starting in the evening.
  • Humidity: 74%
  • Pressure: 29.95 in.
  • Dew Point: 55.18 °
  • Wind Speed: 12mph from SW
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  • Humidity: 89%
  • Pressure: 29.72 in.
  • Dew Point: 60.31 °
  • Wind Speed: 9mph from SW
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Mostly cloudy in the morning.
  • Humidity: 70%
  • Pressure: 29.79 in.
  • Dew Point: 52.25 °
  • Wind Speed: 7mph from NW
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  • Pressure: 29.91 in.
  • Dew Point: 52.7 °
  • Wind Speed: 3mph from NE
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  • Humidity: 90%
  • Pressure: 30.02 in.
  • Dew Point: 51.97 °
  • Wind Speed: 8mph from NE
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6pm
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  • Humidity: 89%
  • Pressure: 30.02 in.
  • Dew Point: 52.16 °
  • Wind Speed: 7mph from NE
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7pm
55°
Overcast
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  • Humidity: 90%
  • Pressure: 30.03 in.
  • Dew Point: 52.37 °
  • Wind Speed: 6mph from NE
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8pm
54°
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  • Humidity: 92%
  • Pressure: 30.04 in.
  • Dew Point: 52.31 °
  • Wind Speed: 6mph from NE
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  • Humidity: 92%
  • Pressure: 30.05 in.
  • Dew Point: 51.9 °
  • Wind Speed: 6mph from NE
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  • Humidity: 93%
  • Pressure: 30.06 in.
  • Dew Point: 52.14 °
  • Wind Speed: 6mph from NE
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  • Humidity: 94%
  • Pressure: 30.07 in.
  • Dew Point: 51.58 °
  • Wind Speed: 7mph from NE
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  • Humidity: 95%
  • Pressure: 30.08 in.
  • Dew Point: 51.8 °
  • Wind Speed: 6mph from E
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  • Humidity: 96%
  • Pressure: 30.09 in.
  • Dew Point: 51.75 °
  • Wind Speed: 6mph from E
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  • Humidity: 95%
  • Pressure: 30.10 in.
  • Dew Point: 51.49 °
  • Wind Speed: 5mph from E
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  • Humidity: 96%
  • Pressure: 30.11 in.
  • Dew Point: 52.03 °
  • Wind Speed: 5mph from E
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  • Humidity: 97%
  • Pressure: 30.11 in.
  • Dew Point: 52.3 °
  • Wind Speed: 6mph from E
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  • Pressure: 30.12 in.
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  • Pressure: 30.13 in.
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  • Wind Speed: 6mph from E
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  • Dew Point: 53.14 °
  • Wind Speed: 6mph from E
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  • Wind Speed: 7mph from E
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  • Pressure: 30.18 in.
  • Dew Point: 53.99 °
  • Wind Speed: 7mph from E
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  • Pressure: 30.17 in.
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  • Pressure: 30.16 in.
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  • Wind Speed: 8mph from SE
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  • Pressure: 30.15 in.
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Community News

Photos: Colorful chalk masterpieces emerge from the pavement in Riverhead

by | May 28, 5:36 pm
The 21st annual Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival drew a great crowd to downtown Riverhead today, where chalk artists created colorful and often masterful works of art on the pavement canvas of East Main Street.

Cops: DWI task force arrests three, including man who fled crash scene earlier

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Three people were arrested last night as a result of an ongoing enforcement effort by the Suffolk County District Attorney's DWI Task Force in the Town of Riverhead, including one man who police said had left the scene of an accident on Edwards Avenue, according to a Riverhead Town Police press release.

A 23-year tradition: Scouts decorate graves at Calverton National Cemetery

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Scouts placed American flags on the nearly quarter-million graves at Calverton National Cemetery this morning.

Opinion and Blogs

Local string students: Here’s your chance to perform under Itzhak Perlman

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East End Arts again offers local string students the chance to perform under virtuoso Itzhak Perlman this summer.

Coming up: Memorial Day ceremonies and parades on the North Fork

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The North Fork remembers those who paid the ultimate price for our freedom with ceremonies and parades.
Business News

Hungry? It’s time for Brekky: Coffee shop in Wading River is reinvented

by | May 26, 9:20 am
Brekky, opened by the owner of the Hudson Market coffee shop, offers healthy breakfasts including acai bowls, overnight oats and yogurt parfait

Schools

Riverhead cadets bring home four new trophies in last drill of...

NJROTC cadets in the last drill meet of the school year brought home more hardware to add to their collection of trophies.

Riverhead High School athletes sign to play at D-I and D-II...

Riverhead celebrated the signing of five students with Division I or II colleges on Friday. All will be receiving athletic/academic scholarships to their colleges.

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Riverhead to sue Suffolk County for sewer tax stabilization money

by | May 25, 7:50 am
At issue is the right to payment from a special fund administered by the county that’s intended to stabilize sewer district assessments and taxes in Suffolk. The fund's source of revenue is a quarter-percent sales tax authorized by state law.

Riverhead Democrats unite behind slate

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The Riverhead Democratic committee unanimously supported the slate of candidates presented by the screening committee at their nominating convention last night.

Stop the Violence tournament organizers fundraising for park improvements

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Organizers of the Stop the Violence Tournament, in its 11th year this summer, are looking to raise money for a scoreboard, new backboards and protective padding in two events prior to the August double-elimination tournament.

Sports

Riverhead girls lacrosse season ends with tough loss to Smithtown East...

Riverhead’s girls lacrosse season ended on a rainy windswept field in Smithtown yesterday, where the Blue Waves fell to No. 2 seed Smithtown East, 14-9.

Softball playoffs: Mercy falls to Center Moriches in first game of...

Mercy will get another shot at the Class B Championship Monday, when they face the loser of Saturday’s playoff game between Center Moriches and Babylon.

Riverhead authorizes injunction actions against four ‘overcrowded’ houses

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Riverhead Town is for the first time going to state court against the owners of four allegedly overcrowded homes. The town will seek injunctions against “the illegal use or occupancy” of the homes.

Photos: Hallockville hosts annual Fleece and Fiber Fair

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Crowds flocked to the museum farm to watch demonstrations of shearing, wool dying, spinning, weaving, sheepherding, rug hooking and other folk art forms.
Community News

Photos: Third annual Run to Remember honors Riverhead community members, raises scholarship funds

by | May 22, 1:46 pm
More than 170 runners finished in yesterday’s race held in memory of deceased members of the Riverhead school community. It raises money for college scholarships.

Community Announcements

Breaking News

One injured in three-vehicle, chain-reaction crash on Route 58

by | May 22, 1:00 pm
A woman was injured in a three-vehicle, chain-reaction crash on Route 58 around mid-day today.

First-ever Flanders Food Truck Festival draws thousands of visitors this weekend

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From tacos and braciole to funnel cake, food truck fare, games and activities drew more than 2,000 visitors to the Flanders Food Truck Festival this weekend.

Two airlifted, three others hurt in a pair of serious crashes

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An accident at Route 25 and Edwards Avenue injured four people last night; a single-car crash on Sound Avenue early this morning seriously injured the driver.

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Northwell Health’s inaugural East End 5K walk draws hundreds to Tanger Outlets

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Northwell Health's inaugural East End Walk drew hundreds of people to Tanger Outlets in Riverhead this morning for a fundraising 5K around the outlet center, raising more than $110,000 for Peconic Bay Medical Center's cardiac care center and the Cancer Services Program.

Cops: Man assaulted when he walks in on burglary in progress

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A Griffing Avenue man was assaulted when he walked in on a burglary in progress in his apartment late last night, Riverhead Town Police said in a press release this morning.

Police

Obituaries

Cornelius J. Schloth, 84

Alissa M. Hale, 21

Walter R. Zaweski, 88

Anthony J. Alliegro, 69

Bertha Rudnicki, 95

Public meetings

  • Planning Board
    Thu, Jun 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

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

  • Town Board
    Tue, Jun 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

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

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

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

  • ZBA
    Thu, Jun 8 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Riverhead Recreation Advisory Committee
    Mon, Jun 12 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Agricultural Advisory Committee
    Mon, Jun 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Meeting: Flanders, Riverside & Northampton Community Association
    Mon, Jun 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Crohan Community Center, 655 Flanders Road (Rt.24), Flanders,

  • Library Trustees Meeting
    Tue, Jun 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Riverhead Free Library Long Island Room

  • Riverhead Open Space Committee
    Tue, Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Board of Education
    Tue, Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Ave., Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Conservation Advisory Committee
    Wed, Jun 14 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Flanders Fire District meeting
    Wed, Jun 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Flanders Fire House located at 19 Firehouse Lane, Flanders

  • Calverton Civic Association Meeting
    Wed, Jun 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Riley Avenue School, 374 Riley Ave, Calverton, NY, United States

  • Planning Board
    Thu, Jun 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Fire Commissioners
    Tue, Jun 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead Fire Department Headquarters, 540 Roanoke Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Town Board
    Tue, Jun 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Jamesport Fire Commissioners
    Tue, Jun 20 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Jamesport Fire House, 25 Manor Lane, Jamesport NY 11947

  • Riverhead Handicapped Advisory Committee
    Wed, Jun 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Small Business Advisory Committee
    Wed, Jun 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Ethics Committee
    Wed, Jun 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • BID Management Association Meeting
    Wed, Jun 21 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • ZBA
    Thu, Jun 22 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Riverhead Landmarks Commission
    Mon, Jun 26 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Board of Education
    Tue, Jun 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • ARB Meeting
    Wed, Jun 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Justice, 210 Howell Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901, United States

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