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Video: Firefighters and EMS conduct heavy rescue drill

Volunteer firefighters and emergency medical services personnel from six local departments, the Riverhead Volunteer Ambu...

Drugs, illegal rentals, squatters: Calverton mobile home park residents sound...

Riverhead town officials have failed to adequately address numerous criminal and town code violation complaints at a Cal...

Dr. 'Dan' Damianos, owner, founder of Pindar Vineyards, passes away

A giant in the North Fork wine industry has passed away.A staffer at Pindar Winery in Peconic confirmed Tuesday morning,...

Riverhead Raceway's only female champion added to track's 'Wall of...

With "Dynamite" Dan Turbush behind the wheel, racing champion Peggy Smith rode her last lap around the quarter-mile oval...

Local ALS patients take the Ice Bucket Challenge

Everyone's doing it: The Ice Bucket Challenge is red hot right now, blazing across social media with thousands of videos...

Town historian pleads to move from dilapidated downtown Riverhead landmark...

The building may be historic, but it's no place to store historic documents and Riverhead Town historian Georgette Case ...

Riverhead's Polish-American roots showcased in a special museum exhibit at...

For the first time this century, the Polish Immigrant Museum will be open during the Polish Town Street Fair and Festiva...

Property owners sound off on proposed Main Road historic district

The going was rough for state historic preservation officials in town for a public information meeting last night at the...

A woman in the man's world of auto repair, Riverhead's...

Riverhead's newest auto mechanic is a woman, and although it's the 21st century, that still raises eyebrows — even in ...

Riverhead Town hauls Flyboard LI into court

Jimmy Bissett's Flyboard LI has created quite a stir as the only flyboarding attraction on Long Island. It's attracted t...

Traffic alert: Paving work today by Riverhead highway crews

Riverhead Highway Department crews are paving Commerce Drive in Riverhead this morning. Crews were on scene early to get...

Goldberg's Bagels to open in downtown Riverhead Thursday morning

Goldberg's Bagels will open its doors on East Main Street in downtown Riverhead tomorrow morning. Riverhead's newest b...

Riverhead to county officials: Fix Route 58 traffic signal synchronization

Traffic volume on Route 58 in Riverhead this summer has resulted in bumper-to-bumper weekend traffic that has sometimes ...

North Fork residents demand end to low-flying, noisy Hamptons-bound helicopters

They're mad as hell and they're not going to take it anymore. A crowd of more than 100 people packed a Southold Town h...

Aquarium owners buy property across the street

The parent company that owns and operates the L.I. Aquarium and Exhibition Center has purchased one of the two vacant houses across from its facility for future development, the co...

And then there were none: Two crossing guards at aquarium work same ha...

The crosswalk on East Main Street and Ostrander Avenue in Riverhead is especially busy this time of year, with thousands of vacationing families visiting the L.I. Aquarium and Exhi...

Prayers for peace in Riverhead

A spirited and spirit-filled crowd marched up Main Street today singing, dancing, shouting "Riverhead para Cristo" ("Riverhead for Christ"), stopping to pray along the way, answeri...

Riverhead PD gets matching funds for 35 bullet-proof vests

The Riverhead Police Department will receive $12,000 in funding through a state program to help purchase 35 bullet-proof vests for officers. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman ye...

State's large crosswalk signs on Main Street irk town officials

Eighteen large, bright yellow signs that were erected along Main Street at pedestrian crosswalks have town officials seeing red. Riverhead Landmarks Preservation Commission chair...

JumpstART: An evening of performances, public art and fun in downtown ...

Downtown Riverhead will come alive with the arts Friday evening, as East End Arts presents JumpstART, an evening of free public art created by more than a dozen artists and featuri...

Two traffic signals coming to Flanders Road

Two traffic signals are coming to Flanders Road, N.Y. State Assemblyman Fred Thiele announced in a press release yesterday. The state Department of Transportation plans to instal...

DOT announces overnight closures of I-495 in Riverhead

The L.I. Expressway between exits 71 and 73 will be closed to traffic in both directions tonight and tomorrow night from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m., the N.Y. state DOT said in a press rel...
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