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In debate, Zeldin and Goroff spar over pandemic response, campaign ads, partisan division

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In a wide-ranging, 90-minute debate Monday night, incumbent Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) sparred with challenger Nancy Goroff (D-Stony Brook) on the U.S. response to the pandemic, health care, climate change and more. The debate was hosted by the League of Women Voters. Here's the transcript.

Riverhead police dispatcher files $10 million lawsuit against police, town officials

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Riverhead Police Department public safety dispatcher Melissa Breitenbach Elco (center) has filed a $10 million lawsuit against town and police officials, alleging intimidation, retaliation, discrimination, sexual harassment and the creation of a hostile work environment.

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Dispose of household hazardous wastes and medications Saturday

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Riverhead residents can safely dispose of household hazardous wastes and unwanted prescription medications free of charge at the town’s semi-annual STOP (Stop Throwing Out Pollutants) Day Saturday, Oct. 24, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Riverhead Highway Department facility on Osborn Avenue.

Governor extends commercial eviction, foreclosure moratorium through Jan. 1

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New York's moratorium on COVID-related commercial evictions and foreclosures has been extended through Jan. 1.

Town board tables action on PFAS/PFOA litigation

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he town board today tabled the resolution to hire the San Fransisco environmental law firm after a lawyer from a Melville law firm complained that the town didn’t solicit proposals from multiple firms.

Four Riverhead High School seniors are named to All-State Music Festival

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Four Riverhead High School students have been selected to perform at the prestigious New York State Music Association All-State Festival.

Riverhead Police report: September 2020

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Arrests made by Riverhead Police since the coronavirus pandemic struck the local area remain way down compared to last year.

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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.

Four Riverhead High School seniors are named to All-State Music Festival

Four Riverhead High School students have been selected to perform at the prestigious New York State Music Association All-State Festival.

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