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Katharine Schroeder

Katharine is a writer and photographer who has lived on the North Fork for nearly 40 years, except for three-plus years in Hong Kong a decade ago, working for the actor Jackie Chan. She lives in Cutchogue. Email Katharine
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From human disease to environmental destruction, the impacts of oversized deer herd on the North Fork are real

One East End allergy specialist says she now has more than 350 cases — with new ones being diagnosed every week— of patients with a serious and potentially deadly meat allergy brought on by the bite of the lone star tick.

McGann-Mercy High School honors the memory of alumni Keith Goodale ’95 with tennis courts bearing his name

The Keith Goodale '95 Memorial Tennis Courts were officially christened this afternoon in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School in Riverhead.

After months of construction, newly renovated offices open at 20 West Main in downtown Riverhead

The three-story building at 20 West Main Street that once housed Allied Optical has been gutted, upgraded and reconfigured into a suite of about 15 offices in various sizes.

Riverhead firefighters strut their stuff at RFD’s annual open house: photos

Firefighters demonstrated their skills and taught community members fire prevention and survival techniques at the Riverhead Fire Department annual open house Sunday afternoon.

‘Main Street Goes Pink’ in October to support breast cancer awareness month

Riverhead will paint the town pink during October in support of breast cancer awareness month. From Oct. 9 through Oct. 23, Main Street businesses will participate in the American Cancer Society's "Main Street Goes Pink" by displaying pink ribbons, offering signature pink products or otherwise promoting breast cancer awareness at their places of business.

Photos: Sheriff’s open house provides fun and learning for kids of all ages

The event featured safety demonstrations, tours, K-9 demonstrations and a special surprise of dozens of homemade cupcakes donated by Connetquot High School students.

Zeldin brings chairman of House committee that oversees postal service to Flanders for meeting on zip code request

The chairman of the House committee that oversees the U.S. Postal Service came to Flanders yesterday at the request of Rep. Lee Zeldin to assure residents that he will work to get the area its own zip code, something they've sought for more than 15 years.
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