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Katie Blasl

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Katie, winner of the 2016 James Murphy Cub Reporter of the Year award from the L.I. Press Club, is a reporter, editor and web developer for the the LOCAL news websites. A Riverhead native, she is a 2014 graduate of Stony Brook University. Email Katie/a>

Riverhead paramedic, deceased Wading River fire commissioner to be honored by Heidi’s Helping Angels at annual event

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Heidi's Helping Angels will honor RVAC paramedic Joseph Oliver and the late Thomas Lateulere at its annual fundraising dinner coming up on Oct. 6.

Jamesport family raising money to get special needs daughter adapted bike

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Johanna Benthal has always loved spending time outdoors. But her brain injury makes it difficult for her to exercise for very long, and her family has long struggled to find ways to get her outside and moving around.

Woman in custody flees emergency room, steals second car, leads police on second chase ending in crash

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A 30-year-old Riverhead woman who was arrested after a car chase this morning fled from the emergency room and led police on another chase that ended in an accident on Route 58, according to police. She has been taken into custody.

Cops: Riverhead woman in stolen car leads cops on lengthy pursuit, causes multiple accidents

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Rasheeda Brown was arrested Saturday afternoon on charges of possession of a stolen vehicle after leading police on a lengthy pursuit through Southampton, Brookhaven and Riverhead towns, according to police.

Walking for breast cancer: 18th annual 5k walk for North Fork Breast Health Coalition to be held at Tanger

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Lace up those running shoes for a good cause this month. The annual 5k Walk For Breast Cancer Awareness is being held Sunday, September 25 at Tanger Outlet Center.

Uncle Joe’s Pizza shuts its doors in downtown Riverhead after two years

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Scarce parking growing tighter every day made it a "tough spot" for a pizza parlor on West Main Street, especially without offering delivery services, owner Joe Sciara said this afternoon.

Fifteen years after 9/11, Reeves Park residents remember local firefighters who died in World Trade Center attacks

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Fifteen years ago, two local firefighters answered one of the worst calls in our nation's history: The World Trade Center had been struck by...

Elementary students given option to transfer to Aquebogue as Riverhead schools labeled ‘focus schools’ by state

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Almost every Riverhead public school has been identified as a “focus school” this coming school year due to low academic performance on state tests by certain groups of students last year.

Toxic rust tide spreads across entire Peconic estuary, could be lethal to estuary’s fish, marine life

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Rust tide has spread across the Peconic Bay and all of its waterways over the past week, posing a lethal threat to fish and marine life in the estuary.

Sixth victim dies after Long Island Expressway crash in Manorville

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Six people have died following a horrific multi-vehicle accident on the Long Island Expressway in Manorville Sunday.