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State-approved boating safety course offered by Peconic Bay Power Squadron in May 4 and 11

by Apr 19, 2024
All operators of motorized watercraft born on or after Jan. 1, 1978 are required to complete a state-approved boating safety course or face fines.

Learn about the benefits of landscaping with native plants at Heart of Riverhead Civic meeting

by Apr 17, 2024
Learn about the benefits of native plants in landscaping at the Heart of Riverhead Civic Association's April 20 meeting.

A ‘Riverhead Idol’ performs at the Met

by Apr 16, 2024
Riverhead High School alum Taylor Burgess, already an accomplished soprano, unexpectedly found herself 'on the fast track to the main stage' at the Metropolitan Opera House this spring.

Supervisor to speak at Greater Jamesport Civic meeting April 20

by Apr 15, 2024
Riverhead Town Supervisor Tim Hubbard will be the guest speaker at the Greater Jamesport Civic Association meeting on Saturday, April 20.

Jack Weber’s here: How a 99-year-old new president reinvigorated the Riverhead Lions Club

by Apr 14, 2024
When Jack Weber transferred to the Riverhead Lions Club last year at age 99, he was immediately elected club president. A “legend” in Lions International who’s held many leadership positions in his 71 years, Weber has helped bring the Riverhead club back to life.

Late Suffolk County Surrogate Theresa Whelan honored with unveiling of official portrait

by Apr 12, 2024
The late Suffolk County Surrogate Court Judge Theresa Whelan was honored in a ceremony last week at the Surrogate’s Court in Riverhead, where a portrait of Whelan was unveiled in a courtroom packed with family, friends, colleagues and government officials. 

At this Riverhead church, local musicians get a spotlight for their original songs

by Apr 11, 2024
East End Writers’ Round gives local musicians the opportunity to showcase their new songs both their peers and an audience.

‘Newsies,’ a musical about the 1899 NYC newsboys’ strike, opens tonight at Riverhead High School

by Apr 11, 2024
"Newsies" is loosely based on the NYC newsboys' strike of 1899, when the young newspaper vendors demonstrated for two weeks for higher wages. The Blue Masques production opens tonight at Riverhead High School and runs through Sunday.

ABTF Chairperson Mark McLaughlin honored as ‘Champion of Diversity’ by county legislators

by Apr 10, 2024
Mark McLaughlin of Riverhead was honored by the Suffolk County Legislature yesterday as a “champion of diversity” in the First Legislative District.

Civic group raises funds to buy books celebrating diversity and inclusion for Riverhead schools

by Apr 10, 2024
A local civic group has raised $1,000 to purchase books for Riverhead schools celebrating diversity and inclusion. 
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