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CDC’s new COVID-19 guidance: no masks, social distancing for fully vaccinated people

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If you’ve fully vaccinated you no longer need to wear a mask or stay physically distant from others, according to new guidance issued yesterday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — unless required by law or regulation, including local business and workplace guidance. New York is reviewing the guidance and local data, the governor said.

Update: Missing boy has been located

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Riverhead Police are seeking the public's assistance to locate Angel Lopez, 13, who was last seen at his residence at 1:Update: May 14, 7 a.m: Angel Lopez, 13, who was reported missing yesterday, was located by Southampton Town Police in Iron Iron Point Park yesterday at 5 p.m., Riverhead Police Chief David Hegermiller said this morning.

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Peconic Bay Medical Center earns four stars in quality rankings by federal agency

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PBMC's four-star rating from CMS, a first for the Riverhead hospital, reflects a turnaround in quality that began more than a decade ago, hospital officials said.

Rumors of ‘hundreds’ of migrant children coming to Riverhead are baseless, say officials, who criticize lawyer’s radio ad making that...

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Word of a Guatemalen Consulate opening in Riverhead sparked rumors of a mass influx of unaccompanied children coming to Riverhead, amplified by the radio ad of a local lawyer criticizing officials for doing “nothing to stop immigrants from taking over Riverhead."

Three Riverhead ambulance crew members hurt in crash

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The Riverhead ambulance and a car collided at the intersection of CR 105 and Main Road this afternoon. Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash to call them at 631-727-4500. All calls will be kept confidential, police said.

Guatemalan consulate readies for opening in Riverhead

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The new consulate, located at 1333 East Main Street, will provide limited but vital services to Guatemalan nationals living in the region, helping expedite the issuance of Guatemalan passports, consular identifications and birth certificates.

School board to hold public hearing tonight on proposed 2021-2022 operating budget

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A public hearing on the Riverhead Central School District’s proposed $159.4 million operating budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year will take place tonight at 7 p.m. at the high school. Six candidates for two open board seats will also be given the opportunity to address the public.

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School board to hold public hearing tonight on proposed 2021-2022 operating...

A public hearing on the Riverhead Central School District’s proposed $159.4 million operating budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year will take place tonight at 7 p.m. at the high school. Six candidates for two open board seats will also be given the opportunity to address the public.

Roanoke Avenue Elementary School students improve school’s garden

Students removed debris, removed weeds and planted new flowers. They also added a flag they purchased with funds they raised during a recycling campaign.

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Tammy Tabitha Tocci, 47

Charles F. Crofts, 84

Frank J. Masterson, 78

Shirley Zuhoski, 89

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