Wintry mix may make road conditions hazardous Wednesday evening

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The National Weather Service in New York has issued a winter weather advisory, which will be in effect from 3 p.m. Wednesday until 6 a.m. Thursday.

EPCAL buyer extends contract ‘due diligence’ period for 90 days

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The buyer's obligation to close on the $40 million deal isn't firm until its 'due diligence' opportunity is ended.

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Homeside Florist and Greenhouses closes

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Homeside Florist and Greenhouses, which the Olsen family operated on Main Road in Riverhead since 1954, ceased operations as of the first of the year.

Three-car crash sends four to hospital

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A three-car crash at the intersection of Northville Turnpike and Middle Road sent four people to the hospital this morning.

What’s open, what’s closed for Washington’s Birthday

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Today is the official observance of Washington's birthday. "Presidents' Day" is not a federal designation, but its use became common as a result of advertising campaigns that began using the term in the 1980s.

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Riverhead H.S. art students exhibit work in all-county show and at...

Riverhead High School art students are showing their work from Babylon to Water Mill.

At Roanoke Avenue Elementary, lessons wrapped in hearts, stickers and doilies

It's not always easy to get elementary students to do writing assignments but when you wrap them up in fun, you can add in lifelong lessons on kindness, acceptance and compassion, too. That's what happened Thursday morning in Roanoke Avenue school's cafeteria.

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Public meetings

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

  • Town Board
    Wed, Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Feb 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

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

  • Riverhead Landmarks Commission
    Mon, Feb 25 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Wading River Fire District Commissioners
    Mon, Feb 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    WRFD Headquarters, 1503 North Country Road, Wading River, New York 11792.

  • SWR Board of Education
    Tue, Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    SWR High School, 250B Route 25A, Shoreham NY 11786

  • RCSD Board of Education
    Tue, Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • ARB Meeting
    Wed, Feb 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Justice, 210 Howell Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901, United States

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Feb 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Parking District Advisory Committee
    Thu, Feb 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • ZBA
    Thu, Feb 28 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

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

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

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

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

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

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Mar 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

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

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

  • Wading River Fire District Commissioners
    Mon, Mar 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    WRFD Headquarters, 1503 North Country Road, Wading River, New York 11792.

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

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

  • SWR Board of Education
    Tue, Mar 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    SWR High School, 250B Route 25A, Shoreham NY 11786

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

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

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

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

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Mar 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

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

  • Town Board
    Tue, Mar 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

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

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

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