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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.

Riverhead record-holder Shanice Allen scores 1,000th college career point

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Riverhead's girls basketball all-time scoring leader Shanice Allen has passed the 1,000th-point mark in her college basketball career.

Rep. Lee Zeldin sworn in to second term

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Rep. Lee Zeldin was sworn in to a second term of office yesterday in Washington by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan.

North Fork residents demonstrate, carry message to Zeldin: ‘You work for us’

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A crowd of more than 60 people turned out to demonstrate outside Rep. Lee Zeldin's Riverhead office today to make their voices heard on issues ranging from Obamacare and immigration to marriage equality and Medicare.

State launches special unit to enforce minimum wage increases, educate workers and employers

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A special enforcement and outreach unit has been launched in New York to ensure compliance with the state’s minimum wage law, which rose to $10 per hour for most workers on Long Island Dec. 31.

Riverhead police detectives investigating two early morning armed robberies

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Riverhead Police detectives are investigating two armed robberies that occurred early this New Year’s Day: a gas station hold-up in Calverton and an assault and robbery by a group of males on Harrison Avenue in Riverhead.

What’s in a name — a middle name, that is? Judge Peter Fox Cohalan explains

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Retired State Supreme Court Judge and county historian Peter Fox Cohalan administered the oath of office to Allen Mowbray Smith yesterday at Riverhead Justice Court, but not before explaining the significance of Smith's middle name.

Cops: Drunk driver injured in Main Road crash that damaged pole, shut down road

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The vehicle left the roadway and hit a utility pole at the corner of Edgar Avenue and Main Road. The driver was injured and taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center.

Update: Head-on crash on Route 58 kills Jason’s Vineyard owner early Friday

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The pre-dawn collision at Harrison Avenue sent both drivers to Peconic Bay Medical Center.

State environmental regulators propose guidance document for living shorelines

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The State DEC has issued a draft of a new guidance document for the creation of living shorelines, aimed at improving coastal resiliency and better protect the coast.

Cops: GameStop store robbed at gunpoint

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Police are looking for a man wearing a ski mask who robbed the Riverhead GameStop store at gunpoint last night.