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Latino community advocate to run parish social ministry in conjunction...

The North Fork Spanish Apostolate is relocating its offices to the former elementary school building at St. John the Eva...

After tragedy, elected officials, residents cry out for safety measures...

After a tragic accident on County Road 48 in Greenport took the life of Laurel resident Howard Meinke, 86, Thursday nigh...

SNAP and Temporary Assistance benefits will be unavailable Sunday from...

  New Yorkers Receiving SNAP and Temporary Assistance Are Urged to Plan Ahead This Weekend as Benefits Will Be Un...

Riverhead has its first 24/7 drop box for unwanted meds

First permanent medication drop box installed at Riverhead PD A permanent medication drop box has been installed in th...

Meeting House Creek Inn gets one-year reprieve at Aquebogue marina

Tom Drake is one happy man. The owner of the Meeting House Creek Inn has reached an agreement with his landlord that a...

Science Center's tow truck has BID members seeing red

A tow truck operator hired by the Long Island Science Center to keep its private parking lot clear of illegally parked v...

Harlem Wizards to return to Riverhead Nov. 19

The Harlem Wizards are returning to Riverhead this fall. The Wizards will perform at Riverhead High School Nov. 19, ev...

Bulk gasoline storage planned for United Riverhead Terminal facility in...

United Riverhead Terminal, owner and operator of the petroleum storage facilities and offshore platform in Northville, i...

Popular Wading River restaurant eyes Aquebogue marina for 'Waterfront Bar...

The restaurant at Larry's Lighthouse Marina on Meetinghouse Creek in Aquebogue will be closing for renovations at the en...

Town officials hope Riverside will be 'rediscovered' by viable businesses

Southampton Town officials are hoping to finally bring positive change and revitalization to Riverside, an area burdened...

Riverhead bow-hunting lottery set for Sept. 22

Riverhead Town will hold a lottery for bow-hunting permits on certain town-owned properties Monday, Sept. 22 at 6:30 p.m...

RiverheadLOCAL announces debates in assembly, congressional races

RiverheadLOCAL and SoutholdLOCAL will host two candidate debates this fall: one between the candidates for the First Con...

Independence Party primary in 2d AD too close to call

The results in the Second Assembly District primary contest for the Independent Party line are up in the air after a ver...

Suffolk sheriff aims to make jail's visiting room more welcoming...

Children visiting inmates at the county jail in Riverside will have a more cheerful environment in the visiting room, th...

Hoping for revitalization, Riverhead seeks to ease state rules along...

Riverhead Town will attempt to get state-imposed land use restrictions along West Main Street eased. The town board Wednesday authorized consultants Nelson Pope and Voorhis to se...

Flanders Road resurfacing contract awaits comptroller's approval

The Flanders Road resurfacing project, scheduled to begin this fall, is awaiting the approval of a contract by the office of the state comptroller. "Project bids were opened on A...

EPCAL reuse plan is roundly criticized from all quarters

Hearings on plans to develop the Enterprise Park at Calverton drew nothing but criticism from members of the public at both the Riverhead Town Board and Riverhead Planning Board me...

Riverhead's Anti-Bias Task Force to host film screening and discussion

The newly reconvened Riverhead Antibias Task Force will hold its first meeting Sept. 30 at Riverhead Town Hall, where it will present the Academy Award-nominated documentary, "The ...

With schools open, Riverhead police chief urges motorists to use extra...

The Riverhead Police Department is urging motorists to use extra caution on local roadways and parents to teach their children some simple safety tips as kids head back to school. ...

Hearings this week on proposed Calverton redevelopment plans

The public will have its say this week on new plans for the redevelopment of the Enterprise Park at Calverton that Riverhead Town has been working on for the past three-and-a-half ...

Riverhead extends Thursday downtown 'cruise nights' through September

Riverhead's classic car 'cruise night' will continue through the month of September. The popular Thursday night event on the Peconic Riverfront was scheduled to end for the seaso...

Special delivery at the Vail-Leavitt: a Steinway, with love from a fri...

If passersby begin to hear ragtime jazz piano echoing inside the Vail-Leavitt Music Hall in downtown Riverhead when the stage is dark, it may be the spirits of legendary jazz ...
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