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Pier 1 store in Riverhead is closing

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Pier 1 Imports, which announced last week it plans to close up to 450 of its 942 stores, is closing its Riverhead location.

Boutique with a cause: opportunities for people on the autism spectrum

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Stacey Wohl, opened Be(Cause), a boutique in Wading River with a unique mission: to provide employment opportunities for people with autism.

Trade unions announce apprentice recruitments

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The cement and concrete workers union District Council 16 and the operating engineers union Local 138 will conduct apprentice recruitments in the new year.

One-stop shop for CBD products opens in Wading River

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Christian Vergara opened Noid Botanicals storefront in Wading River with a mission to educate consumers about the healing value of CBD and how to research the product before using it.

Learn how to put the federal opportunity zones program to work for you

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Downtown Riverhead is one of two federally designated opportunity zones in the Town of Riverhead. The other is in Calverton, including the Calverton Enterprise Park. The zones allow investors to defer or altogether avoid capital gains taxes, providing an incentive to invest in designated areas.

Riverhead’s indoor farmers market draws opening day crowd

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Riverhead’s indoor farmers market opened for the season today, featuring more than 40 vendors of locally sourced produce, dairy products, poultry, meats, wines, baked goods and artisan wares.

Peconic Bay Medical Center recognized for excellence in joint replacement surgery

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Northwell Health’s Peconic Bay Medical Center received five-star ratings in multiple medical and surgical services as well as recognition for excellence in total joint replacement surgery, according to the Healthgrades’ “2020 Report to the Nation.”

Riverhead Farmers Market to open for the season on Saturday

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The Riverhead Farmers Market will open Saturday under new management, with a fresh new look and 42 vendors, including several newcomers.

North Fork Chocolate Company, losing its lease, launches Kickstarter campaign in hopes of buying its building

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North Fork Chocolate Company is in danger of losing their store in Aquebogue. They have until Dec. 31 to get $1.25 million to buy their building.

Golfer beats 12,000-1 odds, sinks a hole-in-one and wins a new SUV from Riverhead GMC

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In 20 years of offering a car as a hole-in-one prize at golf outings at least 10 times a year, Riverhead GMC never had a golfer sink the ball into the cup with one swing — until this summer.
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