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Denise Civiletti

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

Towns, county to challenge MTA payroll tax

Riverhead will likely join other Suffolk County towns in a lawsuit against the state to challenge the constitutionality of the MTA payroll tax, according...

Behold the Lamb at Living Water church

Living Water Full Gospel Church in Aquebogue presented "Behold the Lamb: A Story of the Life of Jesus" this weekend. Photos by Peter Blasl....

Flood watch posted: 3-5 inches of rain possible

Anticipating as much as three to five inches of rain in the next 36 hours, the National Weather Service has issued a flood watch...

Ironmen Drill Team host “all-you-can-eat” spaghetti dinner

Riverhead Fire Department's Ironmen Drill Team kicked off the celebration of its 75th anniversary year last night with an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner at the...

Accident shuts down Sound Ave. for 12 hours Thursday

Sound Avenue was shut down for 12 hours Thursday after a truck driven by Daniel Walsh  of Kew Gardens swerved to avoid an oncoming...

Blues Festival: under new management?

The biggest event in downtown Riverhead may soon see a change in management. The Riverhead Chamber of Commerce and the Riverhead Business Improvement District...

Varsity baseball: Riverhead 5, Sachem East 3

 The Riverhead varsity baseball team beat Sachem East 5-3 Thursday afternoon in Riverhead in a non-league game. Photos by Peter Blasl.     {besps}cssgallery/sports/03_25_10_VBaseball{/besps}

Atlantis begins site work for new riverfront hotel

Atlantis Marine World has begun site work for its new Hyatt hotel, and co-owner Jim Bissett was operating a backhoe himself yesterday afternoon, digging...

LaValle on Senate budget resolution

CAPITAL NEWS from SENATOR KENNETH P. LAVALLE 1st Senate District 325 Middle Country Road Selden, NY  11784   (631)696-6900 DATE: March...

Riverhead NJROTC places first at regional meet

The Riverhead High School NJROTC Drill Team took home nine trophies and finished first overall out of 14 schools from N.Y., N.J., Conn., and...