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Cucina 25, new pizzeria and restaurant, opens on West Main Street

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Cucina 25 opened for business yesterday at 12 W. Main St., just west of Roanoke Avenue.

Merger of Suffolk County National Bank with People’s United is approved by federal regulators

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The merger's approval by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency was announced by the Bridgeport-based People's United yesterday.

From North Fork classrooms to Kenya: Riverhead tech start-up, Brady Rymer will stream concert to schools across globe

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After connecting students from dozens of schools around the world, a Riverhead tech start-up will bring a special piece of the North Fork straight to their classrooms this week with a live-streaming concert by Brady Rymer.

People’s United officials say they hope to close on Suffolk Bancorp deal this quarter

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The acquisition of the Riverhead-based Suffolk Bancorp by People's United Financial of Bridgeport was originally expected to close by the end of 2016, but federal regulators have not yet signed off on the deal.

PBMC Skilled Nursing Facility earns top rating in national nursing home survey

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Everyone has heard a nursing home horror story, but here on the East End, we have a nursing home jewel. Peconic Bay Medical Center's Skilled Nursing Facility has earned top marks in a nationwide report.

New pizzeria and Italian restaurant opening at former Uncle Joe’s location

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A new pizzeria and restaurant will be opening in the former Uncle Joe’s location on West Main Street next month.

Meet Riverhead Chamber of Commerce’s new executive director, Freida Montalto

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A transplant from North Carolina and Kentucky, the Shoreham woman joined the Riverhead Chamber as executive director in November.

New year will bring new owners at Riverhead’s iconic Main Street diner

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It's a bittersweet moment for Riverhead Diner and Grill owner Liz Strebel, who's worked in the Main Street eatery virtually all of her adult life. She's ready to retire and the new owners are brimming with enthusiasm.

Downtown food market and eatery, Luminati Aerospace and EPCAL bike trail receive $1.7 mil in state grants

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Several projects in Riverhead Town – from a downtown food market to unmanned aircraft development at EPCAL – were awarded a combined $1.7 million in grants from New York State's Regional Economic Development Council Awards today.

LOCAL profile Reflecting on 60 years in business in Riverhead: auto dealer Irwin Garsten

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At 86, Irwin Garsten is still a hands-on business owner. In an interview earlier this month, he reflected on what it takes to build a successful business, on giving back to the community, on Riverhead's past and its future.