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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

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.

Kiwanis Club honors local volunteers at ‘Breakfast of Stars’

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About 100 people gathered at The Birchwood to honor volunteers feted by the Riverhead Kiwanis Club at its annual Breakfast of the Stars Saturday.

Local runner hopes to raise 100K for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

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Mike Davis is committed to raising money - and a lot of it - to fight leukemia and lymphoma, diseases which often targets young children.

Empty Bowls Project: A souper event at Riverhead High School, Feb. 2

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Students in Riverhead High School's ceramics classes, Cooking Club and Photography Club are collaborating on an event which brings all of their talents together in a fundraiser to benefit the Phillips Avenue School food pantry.

SC Historical Society offers African-American genealogy workshop Feb. 16

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This workshop is for beginning and advanced genealogists alike with an interest in researching African American family histories.

Mary Wolyniec, 92

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Obituary of Mary Wolyniec of Riverhead who died Dec. 15, 2016 at age 92.