East End DWI Task Force checkpoints net four arrests in Riverhead

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Four people were arrested last night during an East End DWI Task Force enforcement effort in Riverhead Town.

Indie film about human trafficking will be shot across North Fork, Riverhead

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The film will explore the harrowing experiences of several human trafficking victims and those who live on the outskirts of the operation – including a man who puts himself at risk to try to help them find freedom.
Riverhead, NY
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  • Pressure: 30.06 in.
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  • Wind Speed: 11mph from SW
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  • Pressure: 29.88 in.
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  • Wind Speed: 17mph from NW
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  • Pressure: 30.07 in.
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  • Pressure: 30.11 in.
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  • Pressure: 30.17 in.
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  • Wind Speed: 7mph from NE
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  • Pressure: 29.90 in.
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  • Humidity: 66%
  • Pressure: 30.07 in.
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  • Wind Speed: 9mph from NW
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  • Humidity: 64%
  • Pressure: 30.05 in.
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Local News

Riverhead sewage treatment plant earns national excellence and innovation award

by | Nov 22, 8:12 am
The Water Environment Federation, a nonprofit technical and educational organization representing water quality professionals around the world, has honored Riverhead with a project excellence award this year for its state-of-the-art treatment and reuse facility that irrigates the adjacent county golf course.

Local families in need will have Thanksgiving dinner courtesy of safe-boating group and Riverside church

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Dozens of turkeys, gravy, and all the fixings and side dishes were collected by the Peconic Bay Power Squadron for the families of Head Start in Flanders.

Volunteers will serve up turkey dinner on Thanksgiving Day at Church of the Harvest in Riverhead

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While most residents will spend Thanksgiving with their family Thursday, a group of volunteers will be busy cooking and serving dinner to those who have no where else to go for the holiday.

Opinion and Blogs

Riverhead police car sideswiped in accident on Route 58 Tuesday

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A Riverhead police car was sideswiped in a minor accident in front of Lowe's on Route 58 Tuesday morning.

In split vote, town board adopts supervisor’s budget after all

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In a special meeting yesterday afternoon called at the request of Councilwoman Jodi Giglio — the statutory deadline for budget adoption — the Riverhead Town Board adopted an operating budget for 2018 unchanged from the budget presented by Supervisor Sean Walter in September.
Community News

Riverhead Holiday Guide 2017: Santa sightings, tree lightings, parades & more

by | Nov 21, 5:30 am
The holiday season is upon us, and there's lots to do on the North Fork to celebrate this winter! Here's your comprehensive guide to all the local Christmas parades, Santa visits, holiday craft fairs and more.

Community Announcements

Business News

A special holiday gift: Local business, nonprofit group give the gift of hearing

by | Nov 20, 5:14 pm
Eight people have one more thing to be grateful for this Thanksgiving: the gift of hearing.

Smoky brush fire next to Riverhead High School is quickly extinguished by firefighters Monday

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A brush fire along the property line of Riverhead High School was quickly stamped out by Riverhead firefighters Monday afternoon. Generating large clouds of smoke...

SCCC culinary students to prepare Thanksgiving dinners for CAST

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Students at SCCC's culinary school will prepare 200 Thanksgiving dinners for North Fork residents.

Schools

Varsity athletes fêted at awards ceremony

Riverhead High School honored its fall varsity athletes at an awards ceremony Nov. 8. Photos.

Riverhead lacrosse star will play for Puerto Rico in international lacrosse...

Jaron Greenidge has been drafted to play for Team Puerto Rico in the Federation of International Lacrosse's 2018 World Championships.

Cops: Two burglars caught red-handed

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Police responded to a burglar alarm at the Speedway gas station on Route 58 near Tanger Outlets at 2:05 a.m. Sunday and caught two men on the premises.

‘Friendsgiving’ breakfast raises funds to support legal services for women

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Supporters of SEPA Mujer (Services for the Advancement of Women) turned out for a breakfast of pancakes, scrambled eggs and sausages Saturday morning at Applebee’s in Riverhead to help save the organization's legal services department.
Community News

Varsity athletes fêted at awards ceremony

by | Nov 18, 1:45 pm
Riverhead High School honored its fall varsity athletes at an awards ceremony Nov. 8. Photos.

Sports

Riverhead lacrosse star will play for Puerto Rico in international lacrosse...

Jaron Greenidge has been drafted to play for Team Puerto Rico in the Federation of International Lacrosse's 2018 World Championships.

Even without a local pool, Riverhead swimmers excel in competitions with...

The sport requires rigorous, near-daily training, which is no small task even without a school swimming pool or local swim club. Families drive at least 40 minutes away to one of the nearest swim clubs – in Port Jefferson or Brentwood – so that their swimmers can complete at least an hour of daily training

Local News

Goals for Riverhead schools: superintendent, board president outline plans at FRNCA meeting

by | Nov 17, 5:30 pm
Riverhead Central School District Superintendent Dr. Aurelia Henriquez and board of education president Greg Meyer outlined the goals for the district at the Flanders Riverside Northampton Community Association monthly meeting this week.

Thanksgiving giveaway: Turkeys, baskets of food will be handed out tomorrow at Riverhead event

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A Thanksgiving giveaway event tomorrow evening at Tyre Lodge will be handing out fresh turkeys and baskets of food to local families.

‘Friendsgiving’ breakfast fundraiser set to help save SEPA Mujer’s legal department

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The organization is inviting all the members of the community who want to go and share with them a full breakfast of pancakes, eggs, sausage and drink for a good cause: saving their legal department.

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As deadline to adopt 2018 budget looms, Giglio calls for budget changes and a special meeting Nov. 20

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Time is running out on the Riverhead Town Board’s opportunity to comply with N.Y. State Law and adopt an operating budget for the coming fiscal year.

Adult day care program to return to Riverhead this spring

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Community Program Centers of Long Island, which operates adult care centers in Ronkonkoma and Port Jefferson, will run an adult day care program in a portion of the former Riverhead Country Day School facility, which it will share with the town’s intergenerational programs. It will serve up to 25 people daily.

Police

Obituaries

Michael D. Wilson, 55

John J. Praino, 93

Florence Rolle, 92

Shirley J. Warner, 74

Public meetings

  • Riverhead Landmarks Commission
    Mon, Nov 27 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Board of Education
    Tue, Nov 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Riverhead Open Space Committee
    Tue, Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

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

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

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

  • Calverton Civic Association Meeting
    Wed, Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Riley Avenue School, 374 Riley Ave, Calverton, NY, United States

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

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

  • Town Board
    Tue, Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

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

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

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

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

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

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

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