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Riverhead PBA honors officers for heroism and outstanding police work in 2018

by Feb 9, 2019
Riverhead Police Officer Kaley Castantine was honored by the Riverhead PBA for her heroic rescue efforts to save a man who had driven his car in the L.I. Sound in Riverhead in October. She was among more than a dozen Riverhead cops recognized by the PBA for their ourstanding police work last year.

Photos: Railroad museum hosts holiday open house this weekend

by Dec 14, 2014
A vintage Santa arrived at the Railroad Museum of Long Island in Riverhead yesterday in a vintage Fairmont Speeder. Old St. Nick returns again today at noon. Holiday open house 11:30 to 3 p.m. Free admission.

Blue Waves basketball alumni shoot hoops for three good causes

by Dec 14, 2014
The Riverhead Boys Basketball Booster Club held the First Annual Alumni Basketball game yesterday at Riverhead High School. Blue Waves alumni of all ages took...

The Brendan House receives $7,800 from Riverhead SantaCon proceeds

by Dec 12, 2014
The Dec. 6 SantaCon event in downtown Riverhead raised $7,800 for The Brendan House group home for traumatic brain injury patients in Riverhead.

Photos: Animals galore flock toTalmage Farm Agway for Pet Santa

by Dec 6, 2014
Almost every kind of animal imaginable came to pose for photos with Pet Santa today at Talmage Farm Agway in Riverhead. Photo slideshow of all the fun.

Carvers display ‘Wooden Wonderland’ at Suffolk County Historical Society

by Dec 6, 2014
Wood carvers displayed their work and demonstrated their craft Dec. 6 at the Suffolk County Historical Society fourth annual 'Wooden Wonderland.'

McGann-Mercy alumni gather for Thanksgiving weekend football and fun

by Nov 30, 2014
McGann-Mercy High School alumni took to the gridiron Saturday for the school's annual alumni flag football game and barbecue. Photos.

It’s turkey day at Roanoke elementary: photos

by Nov 21, 2014
Roanoke Avenue Elementary School held its annual Thanksgiving feast today. Photo slideshow.

One injured in four-car chain-reaction crash at PBMC’s Roanoke Ave. entrance

by Nov 14, 2014
One person was injured in a four-car crash on Roanoke Avenue at the entrance Peconic Bay Medical Center's parking lot Friday afternoon.

Four car crashes in rapid succession keep Riverhead cops, EMS busy Monday afternoon

by Nov 3, 2014
Riverhead police and EMS responded to a spate of motor vehicle accidents which all occurred within about one hour Monday afternoon,