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Katie, winner of the 2016 James Murphy Cub Reporter of the Year award from the L.I. Press Club, is a co-publisher of RiverheadLOCAL. A Riverhead native, she is a 2014 graduate of Stony Brook University. Email Katie

Police: Man arrested after string of American flag thefts in Riverhead

by Jun 1, 2023
A man was arrested in connection with a string of thefts of American flags that occurred in Riverhead this week, police announced tonight.

Riverhead UPS Store on Route 58 closes

by Jun 1, 2023
Riverhead's UPS Store on Route 58 has permanently closed, according to a note taped on the store's front entrance.

Remnants of Hurricane Ian could bring heavy rain, gusty winds to Suffolk County this weekend

by Sep 30, 2022
The remnants of Ian are expected to bring several inches of rain and gusty winds to Suffolk County tomorrow through early next week, canceling weekend events and ushering in a blustery start to October.

Five omicron cases confirmed in New York, one in Suffolk County

by Dec 2, 2021
Five cases of the omicron variant have been confirmed in New York, including one in Suffolk County, Governor Kathy Hochul announced tonight.

Update: Police identify man killed in fiery crash on Sound Ave. this morning

by Nov 8, 2021
One person was killed and another injured this morning after a landscaping truck on Sound Ave. flipped over and burst into flames, according to police.

Republican rout in Riverhead: Aguiar and GOP slate blow past Democrats

by Nov 2, 2021
Riverhead Supervisor Yvette Aguiar won a resounding victory over Councilwoman Catherine Kent as Riverhead Republicans swept every race.

State of emergency declared for Long Island ahead of Hurricane Henri

by Aug 21, 2021
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has declared a state of emergency for Long Island, New York City and portions of upstate New York ahead of Hurricane Henri's arrival tomorrow.

Update: Heat and air quality advisories remain in effect through Friday night

by Jul 15, 2021
Both the heat advisory and the air quality health advisory remain in effect Friday, July 16 through the evening.

Tropical storm watch issued for most of Long Island ahead of Elsa’s arrival Friday

by Jul 7, 2021
The National Weather Service has issued a tropical storm watch for most of Long Island ahead of Tropical Storm Elsa's arrival in the region Friday morning.

New York ends most COVID restrictions as state passes vaccination milestone

by Jun 15, 2021
Almost all of New York State’s coronavirus restrictions ended today after 70% of the state’s adult population received at least one dose of the vaccine, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced.