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Town park upgrades coming

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Permanent pickleball courts, new playground equipment, water at dog parks and a new hamlet park in Jamesport are among the projects authorized by the town board this week.

Retail center and fast-food restaurant proposed for Route 58 and Mill Road

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Plans have been filed for a 45,587-square-foot retail center with a 152-seat fast-food restaurant on the vacant corner at Route 58 and Mill Road.

Community News

Riverhead High School chamber choir performs at Radio City Music Hall

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The Riverhead High School chamber choir performed at the Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall Tuesday night.

Riverhead man elected president of NAACP Eastern Long Island Branch

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Lawrence Street of Riverhead has been elected president of the NAACP Eastern Long Island Branch. He takes office in January, succeeding long time president Lucius Ware.

Amid controversy over block grant application, local food pantry is left out

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Riverhead Town omitted a local church food pantry from its Community Development Block Grant funding application, with board members and community development department staff at odds over the request.

Cops seek two suspects in daytime burglaries in Riverhead Wednesday

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Police are searching for two suspects, a man and a woman, in connection with daytime residential burglaries on Joyce Drive, Merritts Pond Road and Ackerly Street yesterday.

Riverhead Fire Department’s award-winning chefs donate cash prize to Autism Speaks

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A winning team of Riverhead Fire Department chefs, who took first place in the Battle of the Badges cook-off this year, donated their $4,000 price to Autism Speaks.

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Riverhead High School chamber choir performs at Radio City Music Hall

The Riverhead High School chamber choir performed at the Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall Tuesday night.

Two-hour delay for Riverhead schools today

Snow-covered roadways and reduced visibility will make for difficult travel early this morning, the National Weather Service said in a special weather statement.

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Public meetings

  • Riverhead Recreation Advisory Committee
    Mon, Dec 9 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Wading River Fire District Commissioners
    Mon, Dec 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    WRFD Headquarters, 1503 North Country Road, Wading River, New York 11792.

  • Meeting: Flanders, Riverside & Northampton Community Association
    Mon, Dec 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Crohan Community Center, 655 Flanders Road (Rt.24), Flanders,

  • Riverhead Agricultural Advisory Committee
    Mon, Dec 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • SWR Board of Education
    Tue, Dec 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    SWR High School, 250B Route 25A, Shoreham NY 11786

  • Farmland Preservation Committee
    Tue, Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Town Hall

  • RCSD Board of Education
    Tue, Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Ave., Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Conservation Advisory Committee
    Wed, Dec 11 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Library trustees
    Wed, Dec 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Riverhead Free Library 330 Court St, Riverhead, NY 11901, United States

  • Flanders Fire District meeting
    Wed, Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Flanders Fire House located at 19 Firehouse Lane, Flanders

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Dec 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Zoning Board of Appeals
    Thu, Dec 12 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Town Board
    Tue, Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Riverhead Fire Commissioners
    Tue, Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead Fire Department Headquarters, 540 Roanoke Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Jamesport Fire Commissioners
    Tue, Dec 17 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Jamesport Fire House, 25 Manor Lane, Jamesport NY 11947

  • BID Management Association Meeting
    Wed, Dec 18 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Dec 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Planning Board
    Thu, Dec 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Landmarks Commission
    Mon, Dec 23 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Wading River Fire District Commissioners
    Mon, Dec 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    WRFD Headquarters, 1503 North Country Road, Wading River, New York 11792.

  • RCSD Board of Education
    Tue, Dec 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • ARB Meeting
    Wed, Dec 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Justice, 210 Howell Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901, United States

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Dec 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Parking District Advisory Committee
    Thu, Dec 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • ZBA
    Thu, Dec 26 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • Riverhead Fire Commissioners
    Wed, Jan 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Riverhead Fire Department Headquarters, 540 Roanoke Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead Town Board work session
    Thu, Jan 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Riverhead IDA meeting
    Mon, Jan 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901

  • Town Board
    Tue, Jan 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Riverhead Town Hall, Riverhead, NY

  • RCSD Board of Education
    Tue, Jan 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Ave., Riverhead NY 11901

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