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Batter up! Riverhead Little League celebrates opening of 2017 season

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Cloudy skies couldn't dampen the spirits of the Riverhead Little League's 350 players as they rounded the bases at the 2017 opening ceremony in Stotzky Memorial Park Saturday morning.

Local auto tech students win national competition

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H.B. Ward Technical Center seniors John Deluca (Shoreham-Wading River High School) and Evan Wagner (Eastport-South Manor High School) finished in first place at the 2017 National Automotive Technology Competition. ,

Local runner hopes to raise 100K for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

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Mike Davis is committed to raising money - and a lot of it - to fight leukemia and lymphoma, diseases which often targets young children.

East End Arts to honor Ken LaValle, Maryanne McElroy and Peconic Landing at spring gala

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East End Arts will salute Sen. Ken LaValle, the Rev. Maryanne McElroy and Peconic Landing at its spring gala May 6 at the Suffolk Theater.

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.

A first for Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association: a Latina director

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The Flanders, Northampton and Riverside Community Association elected its first-ever Latina to its board of directors this week, an expression of an outreach effort to diversify the organization in keeping with the demographics of the community it serves.

Photos: Big Duck Ranch hosts Easter egg hunt

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Kids descended on Big Duck Ranch this afternoon to compete for plastic eggs filled with treats in the annual duck egg hunt in Flanders.

‘Celebrating life and hope for the future’ — the Third Annual Pink Pearl Gala

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The North Fork Breast Health Coalition honored the organization's founders, Ann Cotten-DeGrasse and Antonio DeGrasse, as well as benefactors Irwin and Flora Garsten.

Riverhead Police, community groups recognized for efforts to combat DWI

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The Riverhead Police Department, Officer Timothy Murphy, Riverhead CAP and the Riverhead Community Coalition for Safe and Drug-Free Youth were honored at the Mothers Against Drunk Driving 10th Annual N.Y. Metro Law Enforcement Recognition Awards Thursday.