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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.

Riverhead High School student is crowned Miss Long Island Teen

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Olivia Collins, 16, of Wading River, a junior at Riverhead High School won the Miss Long Island Teen pageant Oct. 4.

Board of Education

Number of ‘missing’ high school students far lower than board member thought, official says

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There are 79 high school student s who have had not attended classes, either in person or remote, since the start of the school year — not 270, as a school board member said last week.

New York embarks on effort to manage pandemic on ‘micro’ level

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New York State is changing its strategy for battling the novel coronavirus by focusing on 'micro-clusters,' using sophisticated data tools to identify and control COVID-19 hot spots on a 'block-by block' level.

Movie theaters outside of NYC can reopen on Friday if certain criteria are met

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Movie theaters outside of NYC will be allowed to reopen, with restrictions, beginning Friday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today.

Innovative septic systems for new construction to be required in Suffolk

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone on Thursday signed a bill unanimously passed by the county legislature Oct. 6 modifying the county sanitary code to implement the new septic system requirements.

Public hearing on Bellone’s proposed $3.2 billion operating budget coming up next week

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The county executive's recommended operating budget, delivered to the county legislature Oct. 9, includes staffing reductions of 500 full-time employees and cuts to discretionary spending in public health, public safety and transportation.

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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.

Number of ‘missing’ high school students far lower than board member...

There are 79 high school student s who have had not attended classes, either in person or remote, since the start of the school year — not 270, as a school board member said last week.

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