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April Pokorny

April Pokorny
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April is a writer, reporter and copy editor for the LOCAL news websites. She is a retired educator and proud grandma. April lives in Calverton. Email April

Jennie Pupecki, 101

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Obituary of Jennie Pupecki of Peconic who died Dec. 31, 2017 at age 101.

RHS Bible Club raises more than 1K for breast cancer

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Members of the Riverhead High School Bible Club participated in a fundraising walk for breast cancer research. Their team was ranked 23rd out of 145 participating teams in the event.

Rec Department plans some spooky Halloween activities for youngsters

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Riverhead's Recreation Department has some spooky Halloween activities planned this week for the town's youngsters. On Thursday, Oct. 26 and Friday, Oct. 27 between 5...

Harold Niegocki, 65

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Harold Niegocki of Riverhead died at his residence on Sept. 26, 2017 at age 65.

NFCT’s Young Frankenstein, ‘done like a live black and white movie,’ opens Oct. 12

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The North Fork Community Theater will present a musical version of Young Frankenstein done in the style of a black and white movie, but live.

North Fork Audubon Society schedules birding field trip, July 18

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The North Fork Audubon Society is sponsoring a free guided birding field trip to the Bayard Cutting Arboretum.

Cops: Driver falls asleep, hits pole on West Main Street

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The single-vehicle crash took down a pole and wires on West Main Street Saturday afternoon closing the road in both directions.

Mercy-McGann freshman takes top essay prize

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A freshman at Bishop McGann-Mercy High School won first prize in an essay contest about bullying as it relates to people with autism and developmental disabilities.

Barbara Jost, 87

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Obituary of Barbara Jobst of Greenport, formerly of Baldwin and Southampton, who died May 12, 2017 at age 87.

EEA seeks artists, craftsman for 21st annual street painting festival

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East End Arts is looking for chalk painters and artisans for the 21st annual Community Mosaic and Street Painting Festival.