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Katie Morosky

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

State of emergency declared for Long Island ahead of Hurricane Henri

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

As vaccine reaches one in three Suffolk residents, health officials express concern over high daily COVID-19 caseloads

As of April 5, one in three residents in both Suffolk County and New York State have now received their first dose, and nearly one in five residents have been fully inoculated.

Blue-and-white lawn signs will celebrate Class of 2021

Lawn signs celebrating Riverhead High School’s seniors are making a return this year for the Class of 2021.

Two more Suffolk mass vaccine sites open Friday, booking starts Wednesday

Two new mass vaccination sites will open Friday at SUNY Stony Brook’s Southampton campus and Suffolk County Community College’s Brentwood campus.