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Maria Piedrabuena

Maria Piedrabuena
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María, a multimedia reporter, graduated from Stony Brook University with degrees in journalism and women and gender studies. She has worked for several news outlets including News12 and Fortune Magazine. A native of Spain, she loves to read, write and travel. She lives in Manorville. Email Maria

School board wrap: security technology update, meeting videos, social media etiquette and retirements

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New technologies are quickly becoming essential tools for the Riverhead Central School District’s security plans, and so far, they seem to be...

School district seeks to combat misinformation on bond proposal in advance of Feb. 25 vote

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School district officials are concerned that "misinformation" is confusing people about the capital bond proposal and turning them against it.

Local preparations underway for 2020 census

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With the 2020 census April 1 deadline quickly approaching, local nonprofit organizations have partnered with the U.S. Census Bureau to reach certain populations in the region that may have been underrepresented in past surveys.

Hundreds line up at Riverhead DMV office after ‘Green Light NY’ law takes effect

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People were lined up outside the Riverhead DMV office as early as 5 a.m. today, the first business day after the Green Light NY law took effect Saturday.

Acting principal named at Pulaski Street School as district investigates allegations against principal

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Riverhead High School assistant principal Patrick Burke returns to Pulaski Street Elementary School as acting principal following the reassignment of

Riverhead school district may oppose mandatory HPV vaccines

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The school superintendent has drafted a letter in opposition to bills pending in Albany that would make the HPV vaccine mandatory.

Riverhead school district increases capital bond proposal, citing revised enrollment projections

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New enrollment projections add 180 students at the high school in 10 years, requiring 32 new classrooms instead of 24

School board to hold another series of public forums on facilities plans

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Board of education president Greg Meyer said the board would announce the new dates before Thanksgiving.

New assistant principal at Pulaski; high school music teacher named fine arts director

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The school board on Tuesday night appointed Callan Lonergan as assistant principal of Pulaski Street School and Jason Rottkamp as the district's director of fine arts.

Riverhead High School to lose popular veteran Latin teacher

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Popular Riverhead High School Latin teacher Dr. Jeff Greenberger is retiring in December.
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