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Here’s a sneak peak inside Chef Marco Barrila’s Insatiable Eats Creative Kitchen

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Chef Marco Barrila is putting the finishing touches on his new Insatiable Eats Creative Kitchen on East Main Street and plans a grand opening celebration the middle of this month.

Riverhead teen reported missing

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Riverhead Police are seeking the public's help in locating Angelica Ortiz-Cano, 13, who was reported missing yesterday from her home on Lewis Street in Riverhead.

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Big Duck lights up Flanders for holiday season

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The Big Duck in Flanders is all decked out for the holiday season after the annual lighting ceremony last night at Big Duck Ranch.

Omicron variant likely in New York, Hochul says

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The omicron variant of the coronavirus, which has been labeled a variant of concern by the World Health Organization, is likely in New York, Gov. Kathy Hochul said this morning. This comes as a Minnesota resident who tested positive for the variant had attended a convention in New York City.

Developer of five-story apartment building at Osborn & Court seeks IDA tax breaks, hearing set for Monday

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The developer proposing a five-story mixed-use building on the corner of Osborn Avenue and Court Street is asking the Riverhead Industrial Development Agency for a 10-year real property tax abatement, as well as mortgage tax and sales/use tax exemptions in connection with its $19.6 million project.

Public hearing to continue on impacts of concrete crushing, solid waste facility on Middle Road in Calverton

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The planning board is taking additional comment tomorrow night on the impacts of a proposed concrete-crushing and solid waste facility on Middle Road that has already run afoul of town code and state DEC regulations.

Cops: Flanders man charged with murder

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A Flanders man has been charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of a 37-year-old Moriches man outside his home early Friday morning, Suffolk County Police said.

Aguiar refunds over $15,000 in excess campaign contributions

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Supervisor Yvette Aguiar has refunded over $15,000 in campaign contributions that exceeded the legal contribution limit for her office, according to the final campaign disclosure report filed by her campaign committee with the State Board of Elections yesterday.

Riverhead school district to hire ‘acting’ assistant supt. for finance & operations, as current official remains ‘reassigned’

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The Riverhead Central School District will hire a business official to act as assistant superintendent for finance and operations, after longtime district administrator Sam Schneider was demoted and administratively reassigned pending an investigation into unspecified allegations from an employee.

Downtown Riverhead’s ‘Holiday Hop’ pub crawl set for Friday night

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Downtown Riverhead’s “Holiday Hop” pub crawl will take place at several Riverhead restaurants and craft beverage locations on Friday.

Police make second arrest in Sound Avenue shooting incident Oct. 4

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The Riverhead Police Detective Division with the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Service Task Force have arrested a second person in connection with an Oct. 4 shooting incident on Sound Avenue In Calverton.

As omicron is detected in more countries, WHO urges individuals to take precautions, get vaccinated

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Much remains unknown about omicron, the World Health Organization said in a statement yesterday. While research is being done, WHO urges people to wear masks, maintain social distance, avoid crowded spaces and get vaccinated.

Temple Israel holds community menorah lighting ceremony in downtown Riverhead

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Temple Israel of Riverhead held a community menorah lighting ceremony last night to mark the beginning of Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights.

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Riverhead school district to hire ‘acting’ assistant supt. for finance &...

The Riverhead Central School District will hire a business official to act as assistant superintendent for finance and operations, after longtime district administrator Sam Schneider was demoted and administratively reassigned pending an investigation into unspecified allegations from an employee.

Elementary guidance program launched in Riverhead schools

The Riverhead school district now has an elementary guidance program. The program provides additional counselors to support students in kindergarten through sixth...

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