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Jamesport celebrates Independence Day

The Greater Jamesport Civic Association celebrated the 246th birthday of the United States of American with Independence Day ceremonies attended by more than 50 people on the lawn of the George Young Community Center in Jamesport. Photos.

Crowd packs downtown Riverhead for festival & fireworks Friday night

A huge crowd turned out for the 2022 debut of Riverhead's Alive on 25 summer street festival last night. Check out our photo gallery of the fun kickoff to the holiday weekend.

Downtown Riverhead’s popular Alive on 25 summer street festival returns Friday

The free walkable street festival shifts to Fridays this year, with live music on multiple stages, local craft beverages, food trucks, street dining, vendors, local artisans, face painters, stilt walkers, jugglers and activities on Main Street and the Peconic Riverfront.

Congratulations to the Class of 2022

Photo gallery from the Riverhead High School Class of 2022 graduation ceremonies June 24.

Beloved principal bids farewell: Deb Rodgers retires after 12 years at Phillips Avenue

Phillips Avenue Principal Debra Rodgers reflects on 12 years at the helm of the Riverside elementary school. The veteran educator is retiring this month.

Blood drive to be held at Flanders Fire Department on July 9

Save a life and donate blood on Saturday, July 9 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Flanders Fire Department.

Singing, dancing and thoughts on freedom: Riverhead celebrates Juneteenth

Community members gathered at the Riverhead Free Library on Saturday to celebrate Juneteenth, the holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, with singing, dancing and a keynote speech on freedom by former Aquebogue Elementary School assistant principal, Vanessa Williams.

Pulaski Street School and East End Voter Coalition celebrate Juneteenth with annual essay contest

Pulaski Street School and the East End Voter Coalition celebrated Juneteenth Friday with a presentation of the winning essays in the annual Juneteenth essay contest.

These Juneteenth celebrations will take place in Riverhead this weekend

Riverhead will celebrate Juneteenth this year over the weekend with events hosted by community organizations and the Suffolk Theater.

Ex-Captain Ray Atkins joins ranks of Riverhad Fire Department’s 50-year members

Riverhead Fire Department ex-Captain Ray Atkins joined the ranks of 50-year members of the department this month and was honored with dinner...