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Air quality alert issued for L.I. and metro region

An air quality alert is in effect today from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. EDT. The forecast air quality index for ground-level oz...

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 ...

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

If passersby begin to hear ragtime jazz piano echoing inside the Vail-Leavitt Music Hall in downtown Riverhead when...

Summer 2014 on Long Island: Where's the heat?

No cooling centers. No extended beach hours. No oppressive humidity. No heat advisories. No ozone alerts. Yes, the summe...

Riverhead drafts rules to regulate flyboarding

Riverhead officials are considering new code provisions to regulate flyboarding, a water sport brought to Riverhead by J...

Bob's Discount Furniture opens in Riverhead

Bob's Discount Furniture celebrated its grand opening in Riverhead today with a ribbon cutting and the presentation of c...

Renewable energy advocates pan PSEG's 'Utility 2.0' plan

PSEG's 'Utility 2.0' long-range plan is a welcome step in the right direction away from fossil fuel dependence, but it d...

Wife of jogger in Jan. 16 fatal hit-and-run tapes PSA...

Seven months after Jamesport resident Jim Callaghan was tragically killed while jogging on Main Road in Laurel, his wife...

Public hearing tomorrow on PSEG 'utility 2.0' plan

Public input is sought on PSEG-Long Island's "Utility 2.0 Long Range Plan," filed by the company with the state departme...

Riverhead marks Ukrainian Independence Day

Local Ukrainian-Americans marked the 23rd anniversary of Ukraine's independence with ceremonies outside Riverhead Town H...

Densieski blasts EPCAL plans on residential, motor sports and aviation...

Ed Densieski was spitting bullets yesterday over the new development plans for the Enterprise Park at Calverton. "I re...

Are two bald eagles seen in Riverhead this summer a...

Bald eagles have been spotted at Indian Island park in Riverhead several times over the past several weeks. Linda Priv...

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, Dr. Herodotus "Dan" Damianos, 83, died on Monday night."He ...

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

With "Dynamite" Dan Turbush behind the wheel, racing champion Peggy Smith rode her last lap around the quarter-mile oval at Riverhead Raceway as a passenger in a golf cart Saturday...

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 depicting everyone from Lady Gaga to someone's grandpa dump...

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

The building may be historic, but it's no place to store historic documents and Riverhead Town historian Georgette Case wants out. Case renewed her plea to move the town historia...

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

For the first time this century, the Polish Immigrant Museum will be open during the Polish Town Street Fair and Festival in Riverhead. Opening the newly restored museum in the P...

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 Jamesport Meeting House. A small but vocal — and a...

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

Riverhead's newest auto mechanic is a woman, and although it's the 21st century, that still raises eyebrows — even in a town that had a female auto mechanic for many years. Rai...

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 the attention of major media outlets, including CNN, and draw...
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