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Walkers turn out for 5K to raise awareness and funds for North Fork Breast Health Coalition

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The North Fork Breast Health Coalition's 21st Annual Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness drew nearly 300 participants to Tanger Outlets in Riverhead Sunday.

Bellone releases 2020 recommended budget

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone yesterday released a $3.2 billion recommended operating budget for 2020.

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Suffolk police to hold vehicle auction Sept. 28

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The Suffolk County Police Department Impound Section will hold a vehicle auction on Sept. 28 at the Suffolk County Police Department Impound Facility.

Cops: Riverside man facing drug charges after early-morning raid

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A Riverside man is facing multiple drug charges after a police raid at his home early this morning, Southampton Town Police announced in a press release.

Residents challenge Riverhead school district’s $100 million expansion plan

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Riverhead school board members and district officials faced intense questioning and criticism from community members last night in the first community forum convened on the district's $100 million construction bond proposal.

Riverhead Police Department staffs up to handle peak traffic season

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Riverhead Police will deploy a 10-person traffic detail this weekend, the chief said. The special detail includes a sergeant and nine traffic control officers.

Riverhead signs on to county bike share program, will get six racks and 25 bicycles

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The town plans to put five bike racks downtown and one at the EPCAL recreation trail.

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Residents challenge Riverhead school district’s $100 million expansion plan

Riverhead school board members and district officials faced intense questioning and criticism from community members last night in the first community forum convened on the district's $100 million construction bond proposal.

Time runs out for unvaccinated students — they will be ‘respectfully’...

According to district officials, as many as 328 students across all Riverhead schools will be affected— including 39 students with religious exemption requests, as well as those who, for other unspecified reasons, have not yet complied with the new rules.

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Public meetings

  • Riverhead Landmarks Commission
    Mon, Sep 23 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Wading River Fire District Commissioners
    Mon, Sep 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    WRFD Headquarters, 1503 North Country Road, Wading River, New York 11792.

  • SWR Board of Education
    Tue, Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    SWR High School, 250B Route 25A, Shoreham NY 11786

  • RCSD Board of Education
    Tue, Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • ARB Meeting
    Wed, Sep 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Justice, 210 Howell Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901, United States

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Sep 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Parking District Advisory Committee
    Thu, Sep 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • ZBA
    Thu, Sep 26 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Town Board
    Tue, Oct 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Riverhead Fire Commissioners
    Wed, Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Riverhead Fire Department Headquarters, 540 Roanoke Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Farmland Preservation Committee
    Wed, Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Town Hall

  • Special Ed PTA meeting
    Wed, Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riley Avenue Elementary School, Calverton NY 11933

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Oct 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead IDA meeting
    Mon, Oct 7 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

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

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

  • Riverhead Conservation Advisory Committee
    Wed, Oct 9 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Flanders Fire District meeting
    Wed, Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Flanders Fire House located at 19 Firehouse Lane, Flanders

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

  • Zoning Board of Appeals
    Thu, Oct 10 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Riverhead Recreation Advisory Committee
    Mon, Oct 14 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Wading River Fire District Commissioners
    Mon, Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    WRFD Headquarters, 1503 North Country Road, Wading River, New York 11792.

  • Meeting: Flanders, Riverside & Northampton Community Association
    Mon, Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Crohan Community Center, 655 Flanders Road (Rt.24), Flanders,

  • Riverhead Agricultural Advisory Committee
    Mon, Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Fire Commissioners
    Tue, Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead Fire Department Headquarters, 540 Roanoke Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Jamesport Fire Commissioners
    Tue, Oct 15 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Jamesport Fire House, 25 Manor Lane, Jamesport NY 11947

  • BID Management Association Meeting
    Wed, Oct 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Library trustees
    Wed, Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Riverhead Free Library 330 Court St, Riverhead, NY 11901, United States

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Oct 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Planning Board
    Thu, Oct 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

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Jane V. Waski-O’Leary, 81

Glen Robertson, 44

Cathryn T. Higgins, 98

Rosemarie J. Earl, 82

Constance R. Zahra, 84

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