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Ahearn, Jens-Smith declare victory in Democratic primaries for State Senate and Assembly seats

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Laura Ahearnand Laura Jens-Smith have declared victory in the Democratic primary elections in the First Senate District and Second Assembly District races.

Indoor shopping malls can reopen Friday on Long Island, Cuomo says

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Indoor shopping malls can now reopen Friday in regions that have already entered Phase Four - including Long Island, which entered Phase 4 today.

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Phase Four arrives, but many types of businesses must remain closed

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Long Island enters Phase Four of New York State’s phased reopening plan today, which allows a limited number of businesses and activities to resume. Many other business, from gyms to bowling alleys, theaters and game rooms remain closed.

Riverhead school budget revote set for July 28; Laurie Downs elected school board president

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The school board voted unanimously to schedule the revote on July 28, the date established by Gov. Andrew Cuomo for school budget re-votes across the state.

Riverhead adopts water rate hike and use restrictions

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Riverhead Water District customers will be paying more for water under a new rate structure adopted today by the Riverhead Town Board. At the same time, the water district has imposed use restrictions on its customers.

More than 1,450 businesses across the North Fork received paycheck protection loans totaling at least $78 million

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More than 1,450 local businesses and nonprofit organizations across the North Fork obtained Paycheck Protection Program loans from the Small Business Administration...

New York adds Delaware, Kansas and Oklahoma to two-week quarantine order

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Travelers from Delaware, Kansas and Oklahoma are now required to self-quarantine for 14 days after arriving in New York, bringing the total number of states in New York’s COVID-19 travel advisory to 19.

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Riverhead school budget revote set for July 28; Laurie Downs elected...

The school board voted unanimously to schedule the revote on July 28, the date established by Gov. Andrew Cuomo for school budget re-votes across the state.

Update: After new executive order issued Monday night, school board meeting...

The public is invited to attend tomorrow’s Riverhead school board meeting for the first time since the coronavirus crisis began in March.

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