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Service set at Calverton National to observe 80th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack

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Tuesday marks the 80th anniversary of the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor by Japan on Dec. 7, 1941. A remembrance service will take place at the Pearl Harbor monument in Calverton National Cemetery.

Suffolk’s post-Thanksgiving COVID data so far mirror 2020 numbers at start of winter surge

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This time a year ago, when cold weather kept people indoors and holidays brought them together, the surge began. Suffolk’s daily new cases rose after Halloween, escalated after Thanksgiving, and continued to climb through the holiday season, peaking in mid-January at more than 1,800 per day. Will this winter follow the same path?

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New restaurant proposed for the riverfront

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A new building is proposed for a .06-acre site on the eastern end of the Peconic Riverfront, just west of the Turkuaz Grill and the aquarium. The new building would house a two-story restaurant.

Five omicron cases confirmed in New York, one in Suffolk County

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Five cases of the omicron variant have been confirmed in New York, including one in Suffolk County, Governor Kathy Hochul announced tonight.

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.

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.

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Riverhead schools hit by ransomware attack, shutting down computer and tech...

The Riverhead Central School District was hit by a ransomware attack this morning, shutting down the district’s computer and technology infrastructure for what officials said could be several days.

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.

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Janet E. Clausen, 89

John J. Pfeifer, 84

Jorga R. Haasper, 81

Floyd R. Tyska, 83

Mary Beth Mack, 70

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