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Riverhead police chief: cop in breastfeeding flap 'did the right...

Riverhead police brass have concluded their investigation into a Westhampton woman's complaint that a patrol officer int...

'One town at a time': local doctor helps open medical...

When Riverhead physician Bellamy Brook saw the first patients arrive at the medical clinic he helped open in Haiti in Fe...

Work on downtown health club nears finish line

The new health club on Main Street won't be opening this month as its owners had hoped, but work on the 25,000-square-fo...

Riverhead cop had most DWI collars in Suffolk last year

Riverhead Police Officer Timothy Murphy made more DWI arrests in 2013 than any other cop in Suffolk County — 118 ...

Downtown Riverhead restaurant seized by state tax department

The Blue Agave Mexican Grill on East Main Street has been seized by the N.Y. State Department of Taxation and Finance fo...

Moustache brewery to debut Saturday with unusual opening rite

Most people celebrate the opening of a new business by snipping a ceremonial red ribbon. Not Matt Spitz. The Moustache B...

Shipping, energy production, fishing: What does the future hold for...

The future of the Mid-Atlantic ocean — its health and resiliency, as well as human use and stewardship of this vast na...

Rite of spring: Flushing of Riverhead's water mains to begin...

If your tap water has a brown tint one of these mornings, don't panic. Beginning on the evening of Sunday, April 20, t...

Recent muggings of Hispanic men downtown worry Riverhead officials

Following the vicious beating of a Hispanic man who was walking on the railroad tracks in Riverhead Sunday afternoon, Ri...

East End heroin task force to combat heroin addiction announced

As the war on heroin heats up, local lawmakers have created a new East End Task force to help tackle the epidemic. On ...

Calverton restaurant hosted other dance parties without incident; police investigation...

  No arrests have yet been made in connection with the brawl that broke out early Sunday morning outside the C...

Mill Road in Riverhead will be closed at railroad crossing...

Mill Road will be closed at the rail road crossing tomorrow (Saturday) April 12, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. for track work by...

Aquebogue 'skyline' changes as Crescent Duck silos come down

The iconic black silos on the Crescent Duck farm, which have towered over Aquebogue for at least a century, will soon be...

Riverhead's Papa John's Pizza is shuttered

Papa John's, the franchise pizza place that opened on East Main Street last May, has been closed since Saturday. The o...

Video: Charter school meeting erupts, board shuts it down

The Riverhead Charter School Board of Trustees hastily shut down a packed public meeting last night after the board was unable to maintain control of the crowd.  "That's it....

Riverhead, Baiting Hollow library budgets approved by voters

Voters yesterday approved the proposed operating budgets for both public libraries in the Riverhead Central School District. The Riverhead Free Library's $3.5 million operating b...

Library budget vote set for today, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Tomorrow is library budget vote day for Riverhead Central School District voters. Riverhead Free Library trustees have proposed a $3.5 million operating budget for the 2014-2015 ...

Extras wanted for Riverhead movie shoot April 7

Movie extras are wanted for a shoot today at Temple Israel of Riverhead, the temple announced last night. The movie shoot will most likely be taking place in the afternoon. Anyon...

Flanders Bay remains closed to shellfishing west of Miamogue Point

All of Flanders Bay and tributaries west of Miamogue Point and Red Cedar Point in Riverhead and Southampton towns remain closed to shellfishing following the heavy rain of March 29...

Downtown sidewalk construction to start Monday

Sidewalk reconstruction along Main Street in Riverhead is set to begin on Monday, weather permitting, the State Department of Transportation announced in a press release Friday aft...

Citing declining patient volume, PBMC Health announces staff reduction...

PBMC Health in Riverhead has announced it is implementing "a limited number of expense reductions" which it says is necessary in response to changes in certain patient volumes. T...

Riverhead '10 grad adds Fulbright Scholar to her list of accomplishmen...

When she first opened the email, Kellie Griffith thought she was the victim of a federal April Fool's joke. "I just thought, 'There's no way. This has to be a mistake.'" But it...
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