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New Yorkers asked to pick new license plate design in online survey through Sept. 2

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New Yorkers are being asked to choose their favorite among fav e proposed designs in an online survey that runs through Sept. 2.

Jamesport business owner and civic leader running for town board on Libertarian line

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William Van Helmond, owner of a Jamesport landscaping business and president of the Greater Jamesport Civic Association has entered the race for town board.

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Riverhead school district and officials sued for alleged misconduct of high school principal

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The attorney for the Riverhead High School student whose accusations of sexual abuse led to disciplinary action against high school principal Charles Regan has filed a federal lawsuit against the school district, Regan, current and past administrators and current and past trustees.

Planning board OKs site plan revision for Hobby Lobby store on Route 58

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Plans for a Hobby Lobby store on Route 58 in Riverhead got a green light from the Riverhead Planning Board on Thursday, which agreed to amend the Garsten Retail site plan to shrink the building size by about 3,000 square feet, making way for occupancy by a single tenant.

Everyone’s Polish in Riverhead this weekend

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It's Polish Fair weekend in Riverhead — that means Polka music, kielbasa, pierogi, golumpki, babkas and beer. Photos from Polish Town USA as the 45th annual fair got underway Saturday.

Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus confirmed in new mosquito samples in Manorville

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County health officials announced Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus was confirmed in five new mosquito samples in Manorville and West Nile virus was confirmed in 22 mosquito samples throughout Suffolk, including Riverhead.

County plans more aerial spraying in Manorville-Calverton area Monday night

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After additional mosquito samples tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus, county schedules more spraying for Manorville-Calverton area.

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Riverhead ELL students participate in summer partnership with Stony Brook University

Riverhead Central School District and Stony Brook University partnered together this summer to offer a science program for English language learners.

Riverhead athletes earn excellence award

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association has recognized Riverhead High School as a 2018-2019 Scholar-Athlete School of Excellence.

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Public meetings

  • BID Management Association Meeting
    Wed, Aug 21 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Aug 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Parking District Advisory Committee
    Thu, Aug 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • ZBA
    Thu, Aug 22 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Riverhead Landmarks Commission
    Mon, Aug 26 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Wading River Fire District Commissioners
    Mon, Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    WRFD Headquarters, 1503 North Country Road, Wading River, New York 11792.

  • SWR Board of Education
    Tue, Aug 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    SWR High School, 250B Route 25A, Shoreham NY 11786

  • RCSD Board of Education
    Tue, Aug 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • ARB Meeting
    Wed, Aug 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Justice, 210 Howell Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901, United States

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Aug 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead IDA meeting
    Mon, Sep 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Town Board
    Wed, Sep 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Riverhead Fire Commissioners
    Wed, Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Riverhead Fire Department Headquarters, 540 Roanoke Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Farmland Preservation Committee
    Wed, Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Town Hall

  • Special Ed PTA meeting
    Wed, Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riley Avenue Elementary School, Calverton NY 11933

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Sep 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Recreation Advisory Committee
    Mon, Sep 9 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Wading River Fire District Commissioners
    Mon, Sep 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    WRFD Headquarters, 1503 North Country Road, Wading River, New York 11792.

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

  • Riverhead Agricultural Advisory Committee
    Mon, Sep 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • SWR Board of Education
    Tue, Sep 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    SWR High School, 250B Route 25A, Shoreham NY 11786

  • RCSD Board of Education
    Tue, Sep 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Ave., Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Conservation Advisory Committee
    Wed, Sep 11 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Library trustees
    Wed, Sep 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Riverhead Free Library 330 Court St, Riverhead, NY 11901, United States

  • Flanders Fire District meeting
    Wed, Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Flanders Fire House located at 19 Firehouse Lane, Flanders

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

  • Zoning Board of Appeals
    Thu, Sep 12 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Riverhead Fire Commissioners
    Tue, Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead Fire Department Headquarters, 540 Roanoke Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Jamesport Fire Commissioners
    Tue, Sep 17 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Jamesport Fire House, 25 Manor Lane, Jamesport NY 11947

  • BID Management Association Meeting
    Wed, Sep 18 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Sep 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Planning Board
    Thu, Sep 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

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