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Riverhead High School’s commencement exercise for the first crop of graduates born in the 21st century took place this morning in the high school gymnasium. An overflow crowd packed the auditorium to capacity to watch the event remotely.
The life of Riverhead native son, World War II veteran and noted jurist Thomas Stark was celebrated yesterday in a ceremony at the State Supreme Court, where family, friends and colleagues gathered for an unveiling of his official portrait.
The MTA has committed to cleaning up the appearance of the Riverhead railroad station and will again actively seek a tenant for the long-closed ticket office. The town is seeking volunteers for a clean-up and planting day at the station and has again asked Suffolk County to relocate the bus stop away from the building.
The operator of the oil storage and distribution facility in Northville seeks permission to build six biofuel storage tanks with a collective capacity of 108,000 gallons, for blending with heating oil and diesel fuel.
The Riverhead Town Board last night voted to rescind a 2012 agreement that allowed a handful of downtown businesses to place trash containers in a town-owned parking lot on the Peconic Riverfront. The businesses have 15 days to have the containers removed.