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Fisherman captures video of what appears to be a shark off Iron Pier beach

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A Jamesport fisherman caught video of a finned fish that appears to be a shark in shallow waters off Iron Pier Beach Monday evening.

Inquiry into restaurant patron’s immigration status ‘unlawful and discriminatory’

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When a patron presented his Honduran passport as proof of legal age to buy alcohol, the restaurant manager questioned the man about his visa and entry into the U.S. That’s a violation of human rights law, a N.Y. Civil Liberties Union representative says.

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Water conservation measures urged to assure Riverhead’s ‘seriously challenged’ water supply remains adequate

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Hot, dry weather is challenging the Riverhead Water District's ability to maintain an adequate water supply, supervisor says

Spend an evening with a panel of forensic experts Saturday at the Vail-Leavitt

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Ever wonder what it’s like to be a real-life crime scene investigator or medical examiner tasked with solving deadly, sometimes gruesome crimes?

Cops arrest Mattituck man on I-495 in Manorville in hit-and-run fatal crash

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Police said a 911 caller reported a black vehicle with a large hole in the windshield operating erratically in the eastbound lanes of the L.I. Expressway Sunday afternoon.

Baiting Hollow boater rescued by police after vessel sinks in L.I. Sound

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A Baiting Hollow boater and his passenger were rescued in the Long Island Sound by Southold Police yesterday after his vessel began sinking off Cabots Woods Road in Peconic, according to Southold Police.

Police seek information on man reported missing

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Riverhead police are seeking the public’s help in locating a 75-year-old Hubbard Avenue man reported missing by his family yesterday afternoon.

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School board members sworn in, new officers elected, code of conduct...

The Riverhead Central School District is updating its code of conduct for the 2019-2020 school year, proposing a series of changes at...

Riverhead High School seniors finish top five in engineering challenge

Riverhead High School seniors Eric Behr and Yash Patel finished in the top five at the second annual Long Island High School...

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  • BID Management Association Meeting
    Wed, Jul 17 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Jul 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Planning Board
    Thu, Jul 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Landmarks Commission
    Mon, Jul 22 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Downtown Revitalization Committee
    Mon, Jul 22 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Wading River Fire District Commissioners
    Mon, Jul 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    WRFD Headquarters, 1503 North Country Road, Wading River, New York 11792.

  • SWR Board of Education
    Tue, Jul 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    SWR High School, 250B Route 25A, Shoreham NY 11786

  • RCSD Board of Education
    Tue, Jul 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • ARB Meeting
    Wed, Jul 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Justice, 210 Howell Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901, United States

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Jul 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Parking District Advisory Committee
    Thu, Jul 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • ZBA
    Thu, Jul 25 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Wadnig River Fire District Commissioners workshop
    Mon, Jul 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Fire Dept. Headquarters, 1503 North Country Road, Wading River, New York 11792.

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Aug 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Planning Board
    Thu, Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

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

  • Town Board
    Tue, Aug 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

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

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

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

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Aug 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Zoning Board of Appeals
    Thu, Aug 8 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Riverhead Recreation Advisory Committee
    Mon, Aug 12 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Wading River Fire District Commissioners
    Mon, Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    WRFD Headquarters, 1503 North Country Road, Wading River, New York 11792.

  • Meeting: Flanders, Riverside & Northampton Community Association
    Mon, Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Crohan Community Center, 655 Flanders Road (Rt.24), Flanders,

  • Riverhead Agricultural Advisory Committee
    Mon, Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • SWR Board of Education
    Tue, Aug 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    SWR High School, 250B Route 25A, Shoreham NY 11786

  • RCSD Board of Education
    Tue, Aug 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Ave., Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Conservation Advisory Committee
    Wed, Aug 14 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Library trustees
    Wed, Aug 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Riverhead Free Library 330 Court St, Riverhead, NY 11901, United States

  • Flanders Fire District meeting
    Wed, Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Flanders Fire House located at 19 Firehouse Lane, Flanders

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Aug 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Planning Board
    Thu, Aug 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

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