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The fish were biting for Riverhead’s 25th Annual Snapper Tournament Saturday: photos

Kids and adults of all ages participated in Riverhead's 25th Annual Snapper Tournament Saturday, hoping to hook the biggest fish and take home a trophy and a new fishing rod and reel. Photos.

Riverhead remembers two local heroes who lost their lives trying to save others on Sept. 11, 2001

The Riverhead community marked the 21st anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks with a candlelight walk and a remembrance service at the 9-11 Memorial Park on Sound Avenue.

Ceremony to take place in Riverhead this evening at the 9-11 Memorial Park on Sound Avenue

The Reeves Park community will mark the 21st anniversary of the terrorist attack that claimed more than 3,000 lives on Sept. 11, 2001 with a candlelight procession on Park Road/Thomas Kelly Memorial Drive and memorial service at the 9-11 Memorial Park this evening beginning at 6:15 p.m.

Residents complain about ambulance billing by Flanders-Northampton Volunteer Ambulance

Flanders-Northampton Volunteer Ambulance is catching flak from residents upset about receiving bills for ambulance services. But ambulance district residents are being advised not to pay them.

Proposed agreement for ice rink at Calverton town park not yet ready for prime time, officials say

The Riverhead Town Board will likely move to table a resolution on today's agenda that would authorize an agreement with Peconic Hockey Foundation to bring an NHL-sized ice rink to Veterans Memorial Park in Calverton.

Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps will see $2,000 annual grant thanks to late auto dealer’s contribution to trade group’s endowment

Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps saw a $2,000 boost on its balance sheet last month, when Apple Honda presented the corps with a grant from the National Automobile Dealers endowment.

New faces, new roles in Riverhead schools as the district welcomes back students this fall

New faces in leadership positions will be welcoming students back at three of the Riverhead School District's five school buildings on the first day of classes Tuesday. 

North Fork Breast Health Coalition announces 24th anniversary 5K fundraising walk at Tanger

The 24h Anniversary “5K Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness” to benefit the North Fork Breast Health Coalition will take place on Sunday,...

Congratulations Riverhead Waves 10u travel baseball team, summer league champs

The number 2 seeded Waves (15-2) defeated the number 1 seeded Hauppauge Eagles (16-1) by a score of 11-5 to claim the 10u division title in the 2022 Town of Brookhaven Baseball League summer season.

Town officials and residents celebrate Ukrainian Independence Day with ceremony

Riverhead Town officials and Ukrainian residents gathered on the lawn of Town Hall this afternoon to celebrate Ukrainian Independence Day, as the fight to keep the country's independence continues to rage in Eastern Europe.