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Courtney Blasl

Courtney Blasl
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Courtney is a freelance photographer, videographer, web designer and writer. She is a lifelong Riverhead resident.

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.

Photos: Santa Claus helps Flanders light up the Big Duck for the holidays

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The event draws hundreds to the Big Duck each year for carols, the lighting of the duck and a special visit from Father Christmas himself.

Autism support group ‘Families in Arms’ sending 6-year-old local student and his family on first-ever Disney vacation

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Six-year-old Shoreham-Wading River student Anthony Belvedere and his family is being sent on the Disney vacation thanks to Families in Arms.

Riverhead Holiday Guide 2016: Christmas events, tree lightings and more

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A guide to this year's holiday happenings in and around Riverhead.

Pulaski Street students ‘breathe life into’ the memory of local hero PFC Garfield M. Langhorn with annual essay contest

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Elizabeth Hanham, Phillip Tucci, Ryan Zaleski and Ayuania Humphrey read their essays about the soldier aloud to the school board last night.

Riverhead residents share coffee, conversation and concerns with local police officers at morning meet-ups

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The morning meet-ups are intended to create a dialogue between officers and the community.

Preston House restaurant and hotel gains site plan approval

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Riverhead Town Board yesterday unanimously approved a site plan to convert an East Main Street property into a restaurant and hotel.

Riverhead teen entrepreneur uses gaming website he founded at age 16 to raise money for children’s hospital

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Riverhead teen Tyler Nienburg founded Rectify Gaming, a news website dedicated to all things gaming, in 2013 when he was just 16 years old. His company's proudest moment came Nov. 5 when it raised $1,000 for a children's hospital.

Candlelight vigil held on Election Day eve to “pray for the future of our nation”

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"May God bless and guide Riverhead, our states, our nation and our world," Reverend Doctor Sean B. Murray said.