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Police seek information on another teen missing from Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch

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Police said Jordan Spraker was last seen at Timothy Hill Children's Ranch on June 5. Jordan, 17, is described as 165 pounds with straight blonde hair and blue eyes. No foul play is suspected. Anyone with information is asked to call 631-727-4500 ext. 312

Let’s Talk Race: Live conversation about a difficult topic at a difficult time

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Butterfly Effect founder and executive director Tijuana Fulford sat down with BEP board member Ron Fisher for a candid discussion of race in our community. Video.

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Cuomo: State considering change to June 9 school vote ballot deadline

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State officials are considering pushing back the school vote deadline for ballots to be received by school districts across the state, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said today during a press conference.

New York expands coronavirus testing criteria to include protesters

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New York has expanded coronavirus testing criteria to include all protesters who attended recent events, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced yesterday. He urged everyone who has attended a protest to get a test. He said they have a “civic duty” to get tested.

With ‘Phase Two’ less than a week away, here’s what to expect on Long Island

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In less than a week, you’ll be able to get that long-overdue haircut, shop for new clothes, shoes and cars, go out to dinner at a local restaurant or sip a glass of local wine at one of the North Fork’s vineyards.

Let’s Talk Race: Live online discussion series to begin Friday evening

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RiverheadLOCAL will host a series of online conversations about race and diversity in Riverhead. The talks, which begin Friday evening, June 5, will be streamed live on this website and on the RiverheadLOCAL Facebook page.

Town board wrap-up: June 2

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Here's a rundown of the actions taken by the Riverhead Town Board at its meeting on June 2, 2020.

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Cuomo: State considering change to June 9 school vote ballot deadline

State officials are considering pushing back the school vote deadline for ballots to be received by school districts across the state, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said today during a press conference.

School board president answers questions about the conduct of upcoming budget...

Questions about the conduct of the upcoming school budget vote and trustee election were addressed by school board president Greg Meyer during today’s school board meeting, which was conducted via video conference and live-streamed on YouTube due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

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