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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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.

Mattituck Strawberry Festival to return with rides, fireworks, entertainment and — of course — strawberries

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After a year postponed by the pandemic, the 66th Annual Strawberry Festival will take place Wednesday, June 16 through Sunday, June 20 in Mattituck.

‘A major reopening’: New York will end most COVID capacity restrictions May 19

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New York will lift most capacity restrictions on businesses statewide on May 19, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today. Most businesses, restaurants and offices will be permitted to operate at full capacity, so long as patrons can maintain six feet of social distancing.

Driver killed after car hits tree in Calverton

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One person was killed in an early morning accident on Edwards Ave. Thursday.
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