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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.
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.
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.