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Big Duck lights up Flanders for holiday season

The Big Duck in Flanders is all decked out for the holiday season after the annual lighting ceremony last night at Big Duck Ranch.

Downtown Riverhead’s ‘Holiday Hop’ pub crawl set for Friday night

Downtown Riverhead’s “Holiday Hop” pub crawl will take place at several Riverhead restaurants and craft beverage locations on Friday.

‘Stuff-a-Bus’ food drive open for donations outside Wading River Fire Department

Help the local community and donate non-perishable food items or monetary donations to the Wading Riverhead Fire Department Fire Headquarters, 1503 North...

Temple Israel holds community menorah lighting ceremony in downtown Riverhead

Temple Israel of Riverhead held a community menorah lighting ceremony last night to mark the beginning of Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights.

Hanukkah, wintertime Festival of Lights, begins Sunday at sundown

Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, begins today at sundown.Temple Israel of Riverhead will host a community menorah lighting on the Peconic Riverfront today at 5 p.m.

Local food pantry feels COVID-19’s impact as demand rises nearly five-fold

The economic and social toll of the COVID-19 pandemic is nowhere more obvious than at the local food pantries who help feed Riverhead families in need.
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Riverhead to hold lottery for deer hunting during January shotgun season

The Town of Riverhead has started accepting applications for the upcoming season’s shotgun-hunting lottery, which will take place Dec. 7.

Community comes together to mourn fire victims and support their family

The community continues to mourn five members of a family that perished in a blaze that tore through a home on East Second Street Tuesday night.

Food and flu shots distributed to those in need ahead of holiday season

The North Fork Spanish Apostolate partnered with National Grid and Northwell Health on Thursday to give food and flu shots to needy families ahead of the holiday season.

Shocked family members of slain woman remember her as kind, funny and popular

Family members of Marta Esmeralda Carbajal, 20, who police said was a victim of domestic violence, said her life ended in an argument sparked by jealousy.