Congressman, community remember a brave Riverhead soldier and honor his legacy, 50 years after heroic sacrfice

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Family members, friends, fellow soldiers and families who owe their very existence to PFC Garfield M. Langhorn gathered today in Riverhead to remember the fallen hero and honor his legacy.

Wind chills may dip to 14-below Monday morning; gusts up to 50 mph forecast

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Temperatures in the single digits and low teens this morning will combine with with blustery northwest winds to produce wind chill readings as low as 14-below, according to the National Weather Service.

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Riverhead, NY
Currently
19°
Feels like 9°
Hi 28 ° Lo 12 °
Partly cloudy overnight.
  • Humidity: 46%
  • Pressure: 30.62 in.
  • Dew Point: 2.74 °
  • Wind Speed: 9mph from NW
  • Sunrise: 7:10 am
  • Sunset: 4:56 pm
  • Wednesday
    46°
    |
    27°
    38% chance
    of precip.
  • Thursday
    51°
    |
    31°
    97% chance
    of precip.
  • Friday
    34°
    |
    26°
    3% chance
    of precip.
  • Saturday
    27°
    |
    23°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • Sunday
    44°
    |
    25°
    55% chance
    of precip.
  • Monday
    41°
    |
    32°
    47% chance
    of precip.
  • Tuesday
    41°
    |
    31°
    68% chance
    of precip.
Daily
Wednesday
46°
|
27°
38% chance
of precip.
Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy starting in the evening.
  • Humidity: 77%
  • Pressure: 30.29 in.
  • Dew Point: 31.73 °
  • Wind Speed: 16mph from SW
Daily
Thursday
51°
|
31°
97% chance
of precip.
Rain until afternoon and dangerously windy in the morning.
  • Humidity: 86%
  • Pressure: 29.67 in.
  • Dew Point: 41.42 °
  • Wind Speed: 15mph from SW
Daily
Friday
34°
|
26°
3% chance
of precip.
Partly cloudy in the evening.
  • Humidity: 68%
  • Pressure: 29.99 in.
  • Dew Point: 20.83 °
  • Wind Speed: 13mph from W
Daily
Saturday
27°
|
23°
0% chance
of precip.
Partly cloudy in the evening.
  • Humidity: 45%
  • Pressure: 30.34 in.
  • Dew Point: 6.66 °
  • Wind Speed: 7mph from W
Daily
Sunday
44°
|
25°
55% chance
of precip.
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
  • Humidity: 74%
  • Pressure: 30.15 in.
  • Dew Point: 28.78 °
  • Wind Speed: 13mph from SE
Daily
Monday
41°
|
32°
47% chance
of precip.
Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon and breezy overnight.
  • Humidity: 78%
  • Pressure: 29.82 in.
  • Dew Point: 30.54 °
  • Wind Speed: 5mph from NW
Daily
Tuesday
41°
|
31°
68% chance
of precip.
Overcast throughout the day and breezy in the morning.
  • Humidity: 76%
  • Pressure: 29.77 in.
  • Dew Point: 29.89 °
  • Wind Speed: 8mph from W
  • 10am
    20°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 11am
    22°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 12pm
    24°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 1pm
    25°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 2pm
    27°
    1% chance
    of precip.
  • 3pm
    27°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 4pm
    28°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 5pm
    27°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 6pm
    26°
    1% chance
    of precip.
  • 7pm
    25°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 8pm
    25°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 9pm
    25°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 10pm
    25°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 11pm
    26°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 12am
    27°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 1am
    28°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 2am
    29°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 3am
    30°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 4am
    31°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 5am
    32°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 6am
    32°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 7am
    34°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 8am
    36°
    0% chance
    of precip.
  • 9am
    37°
    2% chance
    of precip.
Hourly
10am
20°
Clear
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 46%
  • Pressure: 30.62 in.
  • Dew Point: 2.79 °
  • Wind Speed: 9mph from NW
Hourly
11am
22°
Clear
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 47%
  • Pressure: 30.63 in.
  • Dew Point: 5.05 °
  • Wind Speed: 11mph from NW
Hourly
12pm
24°
Clear
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 48%
  • Pressure: 30.61 in.
  • Dew Point: 7.39 °
  • Wind Speed: 14mph from NW
Hourly
1pm
25°
Clear
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 48%
  • Pressure: 30.61 in.
  • Dew Point: 8.72 °
  • Wind Speed: 14mph from NW
Hourly
2pm
27°
Clear
1% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 46%
  • Pressure: 30.61 in.
  • Dew Point: 9.28 °
  • Wind Speed: 13mph from NW
Hourly
3pm
27°
Clear
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 46%
  • Pressure: 30.61 in.
  • Dew Point: 9.97 °
  • Wind Speed: 12mph from NW
Hourly
4pm
28°
Clear
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 47%
  • Pressure: 30.60 in.
  • Dew Point: 10.64 °
  • Wind Speed: 11mph from NW
Hourly
5pm
27°
Clear
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 49%
  • Pressure: 30.60 in.
  • Dew Point: 10.92 °
  • Wind Speed: 10mph from NW
Hourly
6pm
26°
Clear
1% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 51%
  • Pressure: 30.61 in.
  • Dew Point: 11.17 °
  • Wind Speed: 8mph from W
Hourly
7pm
25°
Clear
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 54%
  • Pressure: 30.62 in.
  • Dew Point: 11.78 °
  • Wind Speed: 7mph from NW
Hourly
8pm
25°
Clear
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 57%
  • Pressure: 30.62 in.
  • Dew Point: 12.23 °
  • Wind Speed: 6mph from
Hourly
9pm
25°
Clear
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 59%
  • Pressure: 30.61 in.
  • Dew Point: 12.78 °
  • Wind Speed: 6mph from SE
Hourly
10pm
25°
Partly Cloudy
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 58%
  • Pressure: 30.59 in.
  • Dew Point: 13.25 °
  • Wind Speed: 6mph from SW
Hourly
11pm
26°
Partly Cloudy
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 59%
  • Pressure: 30.58 in.
  • Dew Point: 14.58 °
  • Wind Speed: 7mph from SW
Hourly
12am
27°
Partly Cloudy
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 60%
  • Pressure: 30.55 in.
  • Dew Point: 15.81 °
  • Wind Speed: 8mph from SW
Hourly
1am
28°
Partly Cloudy
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 63%
  • Pressure: 30.53 in.
  • Dew Point: 17.46 °
  • Wind Speed: 10mph from SW
Hourly
2am
29°
Partly Cloudy
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 66%
  • Pressure: 30.51 in.
  • Dew Point: 19.52 °
  • Wind Speed: 12mph from SW
Hourly
3am
30°
Mostly Cloudy
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 70%
  • Pressure: 30.49 in.
  • Dew Point: 21.79 °
  • Wind Speed: 14mph from SW
Hourly
4am
31°
Mostly Cloudy
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 73%
  • Pressure: 30.47 in.
  • Dew Point: 23.81 °
  • Wind Speed: 15mph from SW
Hourly
5am
32°
Mostly Cloudy
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 76%
  • Pressure: 30.45 in.
  • Dew Point: 25.28 °
  • Wind Speed: 16mph from SW
Hourly
6am
32°
Mostly Cloudy
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 77%
  • Pressure: 30.43 in.
  • Dew Point: 26.69 °
  • Wind Speed: 16mph from SW
Hourly
7am
34°
Overcast
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 78%
  • Pressure: 30.41 in.
  • Dew Point: 28.66 °
  • Wind Speed: 16mph from SW
Hourly
8am
36°
Overcast
0% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 77%
  • Pressure: 30.40 in.
  • Dew Point: 29.5 °
  • Wind Speed: 16mph from SW
Hourly
9am
37°
Mostly Cloudy
2% chance
of precip.
  • Humidity: 74%
  • Pressure: 30.38 in.
  • Dew Point: 30.07 °
  • Wind Speed: 16mph from SW
Local News

In Albany: How local lawmakers voted on the first six bills passed in the 2019 state legislative session

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Closing the "LLC loophole," voter pre-registration, voter registration transfers, sexual orientation conversion therapy and a bill to prohibit discrimination based on gender identity or expression— where do our local state lawmakers stand?

In Congress: Actions taken by our federal lawmakers last week

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Votes and bills sponsored by Rep. Lee Zeldin, Sen. Charles Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in the week just ended.

Coastal flooding expected Sunday morning, advisory in effect until 1 p.m.

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Expect around one to two feet of inundation above ground level in low-lying, vulnerable areas at times of high tide this morning, the National Weather Service said.

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Public meetings

  • SWR Board of Education
    Tue, Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    SWR High School, 250B Route 25A, Shoreham NY 11786

  • RCSD Board of Education
    Tue, Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • ARB Meeting
    Wed, Jan 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Justice, 210 Howell Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901, United States

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Jan 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Parking District Advisory Committee
    Thu, Jan 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • ZBA
    Thu, Jan 24 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Riverhead Landmarks Commission
    Mon, Jan 28 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Wading River Fire District Commissioners
    Mon, Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    WRFD Headquarters, 1503 North Country Road, Wading River, New York 11792.

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Jan 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead IDA meeting
    Mon, Feb 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Town Board
    Tue, Feb 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Riverhead Fire Commissioners
    Wed, Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Riverhead Fire Department Headquarters, 540 Roanoke Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Farmland Preservation Committee
    Wed, Feb 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Town Hall

  • Special Ed PTA meeting
    Wed, Feb 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riley Avenue Elementary School, Calverton NY 11933

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Feb 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Marine Industry Revitalization Advisory Council
    Thu, Feb 7 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Evans K. Griffing County Center, 300 Center Drive in Riverhead.

  • Marine Industry Revitalization Advisory Council public hearing
    Thu, Feb 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Evans K. Griffing County Center, 300 Center Drive, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Planning Board
    Thu, Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Riverhead Recreation Advisory Committee
    Mon, Feb 11 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Wading River Fire District Commissioners
    Mon, Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    WRFD Headquarters, 1503 North Country Road, Wading River, New York 11792.

  • Meeting: Flanders, Riverside & Northampton Community Association
    Mon, Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Crohan Community Center, 655 Flanders Road (Rt.24), Flanders,

  • Riverhead Agricultural Advisory Committee
    Mon, Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • SWR Board of Education
    Tue, Feb 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    SWR High School, 250B Route 25A, Shoreham NY 11786

  • Library Trustees Meeting
    Tue, Feb 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Riverhead Free Library Long Island Room

  • RCSD Board of Education
    Tue, Feb 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Ave., Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Conservation Advisory Committee
    Wed, Feb 13 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Flanders Fire District meeting
    Wed, Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Flanders Fire House located at 19 Firehouse Lane, Flanders

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Feb 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Zoning Board of Appeals
    Thu, Feb 14 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Town Board
    Tue, Feb 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Fire Commissioners
    Tue, Feb 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead Fire Department Headquarters, 540 Roanoke Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Jamesport Fire Commissioners
    Tue, Feb 19 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Jamesport Fire House, 25 Manor Lane, Jamesport NY 11947

  • Riverhead Handicapped Advisory Committee
    Wed, Feb 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Small Business Advisory Committee
    Wed, Feb 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Ethics Committee
    Wed, Feb 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • BID Management Association Meeting
    Wed, Feb 20 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Feb 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Planning Board
    Thu, Feb 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

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