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Denise Civiletti

Denise Civiletti
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Denise is a veteran local reporter and editor, an attorney and former Riverhead Town councilwoman. Her work has been recognized with numerous awards, including a “writer of the year” award from the N.Y. Press Association in 2015. She is a founder, owner and co-publisher of this website. Email Denise.

Happy Birthday April 22

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY APRIL 22 to...Peggy Zukowski...Tara Malanga...Maggie Vail...Paul Lecann...Logan Sawyer...Christine Vega...Aubree Walters...Nancy Cervantes...Lora Bolling...Andrea Doherty...Diana Bartalomy...Aidan SaltiniSubmit a message to be displayed in the...

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.

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...

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.

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.

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...

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.

What’s the story behind “the wrecks” on the Sound in Riverhead?

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The story behind the wrecks on the beach just west of Reeves Park are the most-asked question fielded by the Riverhead Town historian's office, said town historian Georgette Case.