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Katie Morosky

Katie Morosky
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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

As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations spike, New York eyes new micro-cluster metrics to avoid overwhelming hospitals

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The state will implement changes to micro-cluster metrics aimed at preventing the virus from overwhelming hospital capacity.

Part of Riverhead, Hampton Bays designated COVID-19 ‘yellow zone,’ bringing new restrictions

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Part of Riverhead and Hampton Bays have been designated a COVID-19 “yellow zone” micro-cluster, bringing a number of new restrictions on business, schools and social gatherings, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced this morning.

Suffolk residents should avoid gatherings this weekend as county experiences ‘alarming’ COVID-19 surge, says Bellone

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With coronavirus infections increasing rapidly across the state, Bellone warned residents today that the county could be entering a “dangerous period” of the outbreak, and Cuomo said further statewide restrictions may be necessary to curb the spread.

New York orders curfew on restaurants, bars, gyms, limits indoor gatherings to 10

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Restaurants, bars and gyms in New York State must end indoor and outdoor service after 10 p.m. each day under a new curfew that will take effect Friday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced in a phone conference this afternoon.

Gyms can start reopening as soon as next week with restrictions, Cuomo says

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Gyms in New York State could begin reopening as soon as next week after more than five months of closure.

Bowling alleys can reopen Monday, with guidance on gyms to follow, Cuomo says

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Bowling alleys can reopen Monday, and guidance for the reopening of gyms will be released next week, Cuomo says.
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Long Island school districts can reopen for in-person instruction this September, Cuomo announces

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School districts will officially be allowed to reopen for in-person instruction this fall, so long as their region's infection rate remains low and their reopening plans are approved by the state.

Baiting Hollow Scout Camp staff member tests positive for COVID-19

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A staff member at Baiting Hollow Scout Camp has tested positive for COVID-19, the camp announced yesterday.

Riverhead school reopening plan: Two days in school, masks required, opt-in for fully remote

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Riverhead unveiled an extensive plan for reopening school to some in-person instruction, with staggered schedules, strict mask requirements and daily temperature checks among the changes the district is planning to bring students back to school safely this fall.

Splish Splash will stay closed for rest of 2020

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Splish Splash water park won't reopen for the rest of the summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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