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Iron Pier Beach playground is dedicated to the memory of Keri Lynn Stromski

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Riverhead Town dedicated a new playground at Iron Pier Beach to the memory of beloved elementary school teacher Keri Lynn Stromski. Photo gallery.

Blue Masques earn 13 Teeny Award nominations and ‘SpongeBob’ wins Judges’ Choice Award

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The Riverhead High School Blue Masques garnered 13 nominations and won the Judges' Choice Award ahead of the 20th annual East End Arts Teeny Awards ceremony.

Kids can win new bicycles and other prizes at Riverhead PAL bike rodeo Saturday, May 21

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Riverhead kids in grades kindergarten through sixth grade are invited to compete in the Riverhead PAL Bike Rodeo on Saturday, May 21 at 8:30 a.m. at Stotzky Park.

Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps invites community to National EMS Week open house

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RVAC is celebrating EMS Week with an open house at its Osborn Avenue headquarters Sunday, May 22, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The entire community is invited to tour ambulances, learn about equipment used and receive training in hands-only CPR.

Volunteers install fire alarms across Suffolk as a part of Red Cross ‘Sound The Alarm’ campaign

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Nearly 100 volunteers from across New York State gathered at the Riverhead Fire House on Roanoke Avenue Friday morning to prepare to install fire alarms as a part of the Red Cross "Sound The Alarm" campaign.

Longtime Flanders civic leader steps down from FRNCA board ahead of move to Manhattan

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Vince Taldone, longtime FRNCA board member, has stepped down from the group's board of directors. He is moving to Manhattan, which offers a walkable community with ample public transit — important to Taldone, who is visually impaired and no longer able to drive.
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PAL football, flag football and cheerleading 2022 registration

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The 2022 registration for PAL football, flag football and cheerleading will be open from Wednesday, May 11 through Wednesday, May 25.

East End Garden Festival holds last-day sale today at Tanger Outlets in Riverhead

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The East End Garden Festival wraps up today at Tanger Outlets and there are still plenty of plants available before the sale ends this afternoon.

‘Who will tell our story?’ Holocaust survivor’s daughter, Ukrainian priest discuss war and genocide in Ukraine, from Stalin and Hitler to...

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On Sunday, two people with deep ancestral roots in the same region of Ukraine — one the American-born daughter of a Jewish survivor of Nazi genocide, the other a Ukrainian immigrant and Catholic priest — came together in a Riverhead synagogue to share their perspectives on evil, persecution, senseless violence, survival and resilience.

Safely dispose of household hazardous wastes, unwanted medications Saturday at ‘STOP’ Day

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Riverhead residents can safely dispose of electronics, household chemicals, automotive products and more at the town's Stop Throwing Out Pollutants" Day Saturday, May 7 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. A medication take-back event will take place at the same place and time.
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