Riverside community organizer named to SEPA Mujer executive board

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Riverside Rediscovered community liaison Siris Barrios has been elected to the executive board of SEPA Mujer

Tonight’s free ‘Tribute to America’ concert moved to Polish Town pavilion

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This evening's Townscape concert by country band Southbound, has been moved to the Polish Town Civic Association pavilion and will go on rain or shine. Admission is free.
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Community News

Meet ‘Honda,’ who took a 90-mile ride trapped under the hood of a car

by | Aug 17, 6:14 pm
Service technicians at Apple Honda in Riverhead had to remove the front bumper of the vehicle to free the terrified four-week-old kitten, who was miraculously unharmed.

Major homeland security training exercise taking place on East End waterways today through Saturday

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Nearly two dozen federal, state and local law enforcement agencies will deploy 24 vessels and 100 personnel on waterways across the East End in a training exercise, including radiological detection training.

School district transportation department moves into new facility in Calverton

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The school district's transportation department has moved into new quarters on Edwards Avenue. Here's a first look inside.

Opinion and Blogs

Capital One closing downtown Riverhead branch in November

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The branch on the corner of East Main Street and East Avenue will close in mid-November, a company spokesperson said today.

New board members sworn in, two administrators appointed at tense meeting Tuesday night

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Appointments to two top administrative positions last night drew searing criticism from former board member Lori Hulse, who said the new director of fine arts was not qualified for the position and should have been chosen from within Riverhead school district.
Community News

Plans for long-vacant former health club site on Flanders Road moving forward, developer says

by | Aug 16, 6:29 am
Developer Island Properties of Farmingville which plans to build a new 10,000-square-foot building to house a health club and a meditation/massage center, says it has all necessary approvals and is moving forward with the project.

Community Announcements

Community News

Riverhead’s roller discos are back this Thursday at Stotzky skate rink

by | Aug 15, 5:25 pm
The free event will be held under a glimmering disco ball at the hockey rink at Stotzky Park Thursday, where a DJ will spin some groovy tunes from the years of big hair and sequin jackets.

Riverhead cop, Flanders civic leader to be sworn in as school board members at tonight’s meeting

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Riverhead Police Officer Byron Perez and Flanders Riverside Northampton Community Association president Ron Fisher will be sworn in tonight as trustees of the Riverhead Central School District, filling the vacancies created by the resignation of two board members in June.

Local eye doctors offer free vision screening Sunday to get young kids ‘school-ready’

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Twin Forks Optometry in Riverhead is offering free vision screenings for kindergarten-age children (ages four to six) on Sunday Aug. 20.

Schools

School district transportation department moves into new facility in Calverton

The school district's transportation department has moved into new quarters on Edwards Avenue. Here's a first look inside.

New board members sworn in, two administrators appointed at tense meeting...

Appointments to two top administrative positions last night drew searing criticism from former board member Lori Hulse, who said the new director of fine arts was not qualified for the position and should have been chosen from within Riverhead school district.

Updated: Missing runaway back home

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Daniel Ortez, age 16, of Riverhead was last seen on Aug. 5, police said. His whereabouts is unknown, but no foul play is suspected, police said.

Polish Town Fair returns this weekend with street fair, food trucks and polka

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Riverhead's Polish Town will transform into a sea of red and white this weekend for two days of polka, dancing and Polish cuisine during the 43rd annual Polish Town Fair.
Breaking News

Cops: Riverside drug dealer led police on chase, tossed heroin out of car

by | Aug 14, 11:42 am
The heroin Johnson was distributing is believed to be linked to several overdoses in both Southampton Town and Suffolk County, police said.

Sports

Former Waves lacrosse star earns All-American honors

Former Blue Waves lacrosse star Mark Andrejack has been named an All-American Athlete.

Riverhead girls lacrosse season ends with tough loss to Smithtown East...

Riverhead’s girls lacrosse season ended on a rainy windswept field in Smithtown yesterday, where the Blue Waves fell to No. 2 seed Smithtown East, 14-9.

Breaking News

Man shot at graduation party last night; Riverhead police seek information

by | Aug 13, 6:24 am
Police said a 37-year-old Flanders man was shot while attending a graduation party on Fanning Street last night.

Two trucks collide at Northville Turnpike intersection, injuring one driver

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The impact of the crash knocked the bed right of the chassis of one of the pickup trucks and sent it and a trailer the truck was towing crashing through a fence.

Aquebogue woman offers to sing for her ring, a family heirloom lost at Alive on 25

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Musician Larrin Gerard, 33, is offering a free gig to the person who returns her great-grandmother's ring to her. She lost it on during the Aug. 10 Alive on 25 event where she was performing.

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West Nile virus found in North Fork mosquito sample; 63 positive samples collected in Suffolk so far this year

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The Southold sample was the first positive mosquito sample reported by the Suffolk County health department this summer.

Police seek information about burglary

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Police said a resident reported that an unknown person entered the house through a rear bedroom window and stole two handguns and cash.

Police

Obituaries

Joyce M. Densieski, 82

Karl Allen Haerr, 77

Eraklis Sakatos, 49

Lloyd Hubbard Clark, 93

Barbara L. Jackson, 82

Public meetings

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • ZBA
    Thu, Sep 14 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

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