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Sheriff’s office honors the memory of three fallen officers with new K9 ‘Reis’

Yesterday, K9 Reis was formally named for fallen C.O. Andrew Reister and presented with a vest in memory of fallen NYPD Transit Police Det. George Caccavale by the Det. Brian 'Smiles' Simonsen Memorial Foundation, Blue Lives Matter K9 and Capital K9 Association.

Alewives scooped from the Peconic to stock Bronx River

The silvery herring make an annual early spring run from the waters of the northern Atlantic into the freshwater habitats of the Peconic River to breed. This year, the westward journey for about 250 of them extended all the way to the Bronx.


Vaccination appointments available at PBMC’s downtown campus next week

by | Apr 9, 5:34 pm
Vaccine appointments will be available at Peconic Bay Medical Center's Entenmann Campus for all New York residents eligible under state guidelines from Sunday, April 11 to Saturday, April 17.

Riverhead Town allocates its $168,000 share of CARES Act funding

The town board on Tuesday allocated the Town of Riverhead’s $168,000 in federal CARES Act funding, dividing it among town government — for the purchase of vehicles that serve senior programs — and six local organizations.

Board authorizes nearly $726,000 in borrowing to fix and repave downtown parking lots

The town board this week approved the necessary financing to complete more than $820,000 worth of improvements to six downtown Riverhead parking lots.

Riverhead approves bike-share program, which will likely launch in May

The town board yesterday approved an agreement to bring the PedalShare bike-share program to Riverhead. PedalShare has already acquired...

PBMC vaccinates its first teenager

Peconic Bay Medical Center vaccinated its first teenager Wednesday afternoon, college-bound Riverhead High School senior Imani Thomas.

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Blue-and-white lawn signs will celebrate Class of 2021

Lawn signs celebrating Riverhead High School’s seniors are making a return this year for the Class of 2021.

Riverhead High School students express feelings about pandemic through art mural

Students and staff at Riverhead High School are expressing their feelings about the COVID-19 pandemic through a collective art mural.

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