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Hundreds line up in Riverhead to cast ballots on the first day of early voting

Hundreds of people — from as far away as Commack —turned out to the Riverhead early voting site first thing this morning on the first day of early voting in New York State.

Protest caravan to stop in Riverhead Sunday afternoon

A caravan organized to protest police brutality will stretch from Bay Shore to Greenport tomorrow afternoon, stopping in the Gala Fresh parking lot on Route 58.

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Riverhead man who hosted party of 300 people Oct. 9 charged with violating Public Health Law, police announce

by | Oct 24, 6:54 am
Police said they broke up a party of about 300 people that took place on Middle Road Oct. 9 and charged the host with violating N.Y. State Public Health Law and COVID-19 emergency regulations.

Candidates and propositions on the ballot in the 2020 election

Here's a rundown of the candidates in the "down-ballot" races in the 2020 General Election, and a summary of propositions on the ballot in Riverhead.

Riverhead buses will roll on Monday, school district announces

“As of 4:30 p.m. on October 23, 2020, we feel that we can safely run our transportation department on Monday,” TInterim Superintendent Christine Tona wrote in a letter to the community.

Early voting starts tomorrow, Oct. 24

Early voting in New York takes place daily Saturday, Oct. 24 through Sunday, Nov. 1. Polling times vary from day to day, but the times are the same at all 12 early voting locations in Suffolk.

All Riverhead students to stay home Oct. 23 after several transportation employees test positive for COVID-19

All Riverhead Central School District students will have remote instruction tomorrow because several district transportation employees have tested positive for COVID-19, the interim superintendent announced tonight.

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Riverhead schools cancel in-person classes until Nov. 4

There will be no in-person instruction in Riverhead Central School District until at least Nov. 4 due to the quarantine of "many additional" transportation department employees, following confirmed cases in several employees last week.

Phillips Avenue Elementary School Students use Halloween props to help edit...

Students from Phillips Avenue Elementary School donned plastic witch fingers and neon glasses to help edit their papers.


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