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Quint Nigro was born and raised in Riverhead, and is a 2023 graduate from College of the Atlantic. His background is in journalism and political science. When he isn't writing for work, he's writing for fun. Email:

Riverhead firefighter awarded Gold Medal of Valor for bravery in daring rescue of elderly resident trapped inside burning home

by Sep 28, 2023
Riverhead Fire Department Lieutenant Justin Berry was awarded the Gold Medal of Valor last night during the Vocational Education and Extension Board of Suffolk County’s Medal Day ceremony at Riverhead Fire Department headquarters. 

Harlem Wizards will return to Riverhead this year

by Sep 27, 2023
After a three-year hiatus, the Harlem Wizards are returning to Riverhead this fall with a performance at Riverhead High School set for Nov. 9.

Rainy weather dampens annual 5K walk, but not the spirit of event celebrating North Fork Breast Health Coalition’s 25th anniversary

by Sep 25, 2023
Yesterday's soggy weather didn't stop the North Fork Breast Health Coalition’s annual 5K walk at Tanger Outlets – where the annual walk to raise awareness and money to support local breast cancer patients has taken place for 25 years. Photos.

International art project ‘Pinwheels for Peace’ returns to Riverhead Charter School

by Sep 22, 2023
Riverhead Charter School third-graders made pinwheels for display outside the school as part of the international Pinwheels for Peace project.

Suffolk Police to hold vehicle auction Saturday

by Sep 20, 2023
The Suffolk County Police Department will hold a vehicle auction Saturday morning at the department's impound facility in Westhampton.

North Fork Breast Health Coalition’s 25th annual 5K walk for breast cancer awareness steps off Sept. 24 at Tanger Outlets

by Sep 17, 2023
The North Fork Breast Health Coalition is celebrating its 25th annual 5K walk for breast cancer awareness next Sunday at Tanger Outlets.

Riverhead’s skate park in line for major overhaul if group’s fundraising effort meets its goal

by Sep 12, 2023
Family and friends of the late Wesley Dean Ackley are ramping up fundraising to completely renovate the skate park named in his memory at Stotzky Park.

A new school year begins. Here’s some of what’s new in the Riverhead school district this year.

by Sep 7, 2023
Riverhead Central School District welcomed new and returning students back to school Wednesday. 

Episcopal Diocese eyes demolition of historic church and home in downtown Riverhead

by Sep 5, 2023
The owner of the former Grace Episcopal Church on Roanoke Avenue is seeking to demolish the church and another historic building on...

Town launches contest for new ceremonial street name where Town Hall will be relocated

by Aug 24, 2023
Riverhead Town is holding a ceremonial street renaming contest for a section of West Second Street, where the new Town Hall is set to open.