‘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.

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.
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Community News

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

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

Annual Santa parade and bonfire come together for one festive holiday event

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The Lions Club Santa parade and the holiday bonfire on the riverfront will be held on the same day for the first time this year. But Santacon won't be returning to downtown Riverhead in 2017.

Caring for caregivers: Expo and retreat with brunch, chair massages and expert panel will be held Thursday at PBMC

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The third annual Family Caregivers' Expo and Retreat will be held in the hospital lobby Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to noon, providing free brunch, chair massages and personal care items alongside information about resources available to local caregivers.

Opinion and Blogs

Latino Film Festival comes to Riverhead

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The popular OLA Latino Film Festival, now in its 14th year on the South Fork, has added for the first time ever a Riverhead venue and will feature two family-friendly movies — including a matinee showing of 'el Jeremias' — as well as a live music presentation, Sunday, Nov. 19 at the historic Vail-Leavitt Music Hall.

Cops: Bay Shore man charged in theft of $4,784 worth of power tools from Riverhead Home Depot

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A Bay Shore man has been arrested on grand larceny charges in connection with the theft of merchandise from the Riverhead Home Depot store...
Breaking News

Woman allegedly stole $1,000+ of clothing from Polo store, charged with grand larceny

by | Nov 14, 12:13 pm
Mellissa Tricoche, 51, allegedly removed $1,099 worth of clothing from Polo on August 25, 2017.

Community Announcements

Breaking News

Police seek boy missing from Timothy Hill ranch

by | Nov 14, 11:58 am
Riverhead Town Police Department are looking for a 14-year-old boy is reported missing from the Timothy Hill Children's Ranch.

Cops: Riverhead man charged with felony criminal mischief after breaking window at a 7-Eleven store on Route 58

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A Riverhead man was arrested on a felony criminal mischief charge after he broke a window of the 7-Eleven store on the Route 58 traffic circle late last night.

Riverhead police seek pair of shoplifters

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Riverhead Town Police are looking for two people they say stole over $1,000 worth of merchandise from a Giorgio Armani outlet store last month. Police released surveillance camera images of the suspects.

Schools

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.

Riverhead High School girls track team finishes best season ever at...

The girls track team ended the season with their best finish ever in the history of the sport at Riverhead High School.

New LIRR timetable effective Nov. 13 makes changes on Greenport branch

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New Long Island Railroad timetables that go into effect Monday, Nov. 13 will include a new westbound train departing Greenport at 9:43 a.m. and arriving in New York City at 12:33 p.m.

Riverhead honors its veterans with ceremonies at War Memorial

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Photos: Riverhead honored its veterans today at the War Memorial on West Main Street, with a wreath-laying ceremony coordinated by the Riverhead Combined Veterans Committee.
Community News

Deceased Vietnam veteran’s Purple Heart is returned to his family

by | Nov 11, 2:35 pm
The family of deceased Vietnam veteran Willie Riley of Riverhead received his long-lost Purple Heart Medal today during a ceremony at Calverton National Cemetery.

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

Breaking News

Cops: Man threw brick through glass door, stole lottery tickets from gas station

by | Nov 11, 1:32 pm
Police said surveillance video shows a man throwing a brick through a glass door at the Speedway gas station on Route 25A in Wading River at about 4:15 a.m. and removed scratch-off lottery tickets from within.

Update: Missing teen located unharmed

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The Riverhead Town Police are looking for a 17-year-old girl reported missing from the Timothy Hill Children's Ranch girls home on Sound Avenue in Riverhead.

Wizards vs. RCFA All-Stars in madcap, slam-dunk fundraising success

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The charity event featured the Wizards taking on the RCFA All-Stars in a good-time, trick-filled, basketball game to raise money for the RCFA scholarship fund.

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Veterans Day 2017: what’s open, what’s closed — and when

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Since Veterans Day falls on a Saturday this year, schools and many — but not all — government offices and businesses are closed today in observance of the holiday.

Local veterans share experiences, answer questions with Roanoke Avenue students

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"Our crossing guard, our maintenance guy, our security guard – these veterans are adults the kids see every day." Veterans spoke with third graders at Roanoke Avenue Elementary today about their experiences in the military, answering questions and changing perspectives.

Police

Obituaries

Public meetings

  • Riverhead Fire Commissioners
    Tue, Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead Fire Department Headquarters, 540 Roanoke Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Town Board
    Tue, Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Jamesport Fire Commissioners
    Tue, Nov 21 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Jamesport Fire House, 25 Manor Lane, Jamesport NY 11947

  • ARB Meeting
    Wed, Nov 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Justice, 210 Howell Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901, United States

  • ZBA
    Thu, Nov 23 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • 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

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