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Denise Civiletti

Denise Civiletti
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Denise is a veteran local reporter and editor, an attorney and former Riverhead Town councilwoman. Her work has been recognized with numerous awards, including a “writer of the year” award from the N.Y. Press Association in 2015. She is a founder, owner and co-publisher of this website. Email Denise.

Riverhead revises rules for sale of land at enterprise park

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Riverhead has a new set of rules to follow for determining whether a prospective purchaser of land at the Calverton Enterprise Park is “qualified and eligible” under New York State General Municipal Law.

Sudden appearance of fence blocking access to portion of downtown parking lot sparks controversy

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At a time when downtown businesses are concerned about the supply of available parking spaces, the erection of a fence in a downtown Riverhead parking lot has stirred controversy.

‘She is cured’: Aquebogue kindergarten teacher, diagnosed with stage four breast cancer, defies prognosis

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Keri Stromski was stunned by her diagnosis of stage four breast cancer in December. Told she was terminal with not long to live, Stromski turned to her faith, her friends, organic foods, Chinese herbs and a resilient spirit. Last week, after a PET scan, her oncologist told her she is in 'complete remission.'

Riverhead Police: Calverton man who fired shot at burglar charged with assault

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The Calverton man who told police he fired a “warning shot” at a burglar Sunday was charged with second-degree assault yesterday by Riverhead Town Police, police said in a press release yesterday.

Photos: Kids march against drugs in downtown Riverhead

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Pulaski Street Elementary School students took to the streets of downtown Riverhead to march against drugs and pledge to keep their bodies drug-free for Riverhead CAP’s 32nd annual “Say No to Drugs” march. Photos.

Riverhead again designated a ‘focus district’ by state education department

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The Riverhead Central School District has again been designated a focus district by the State Education Department, with all but one of its schools — Aquebogue Elementary School — designated by the state as “focus schools.”

Hubbard proposes $1,500-per-apartment ‘payment in lieu of parking’ fee downtown

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Any development plan that has already received site plan approval would be 'grandfathered' officials said. Applications for two Main Street buildings that would add 288 apartments with only 178 parking spaces are already pending.

FAA dismisses Southold’s petition to change North Shore Route for helicopters

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The Federal Aviation Administration has dismissed Southold Town’s petition asking the agency to require East End-bound helicopters to use the FAA-established South Shore Route.

Conoce a la próxima superintendente de Riverhead, la Dra. Aurelia Henriquez

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La Dra. Aurelia L. Henriquez fue contratada para suceder a Nancy Carney como superintendente del Distrito Escolar Central de Riverhead. La residente de East Patchogue viene del distrito escolar de Brentwood, donde ha servido como superintendente asistente durante una década.

Meet Riverhead’s next schools superintendent, Dr. Aurelia Henriquez

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Dr. Aurelia L. Henriquez was hired to succeed Nancy Carney as superintendent of the Riverhead Central School District. The East Patchogue resident comes from the Brentwood school district, where she has served as an assistant superintendent for a decade.