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Blue-and-white lawn signs will celebrate Class of 2021

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Lawn signs celebrating Riverhead High School’s seniors are making a return this year for the Class of 2021.

Meet the Class of 2021’s top 20

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Riverhead High School has announced the to 20 students in the Class of 2021.

Riverhead High School senior offered appointment to US Naval Academy

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Riverhead High School senior Olivia Niewiadomski has been offered an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy's Class of 2025. 

Sergeant’s retirement marks the end of an era in Riverhead Police Department

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At the end of Sgt. Tim Palmer's shift Friday afternoon, the Riverhead Police Department will not have a Palmer in its ranks for the first time in 68 years.

High school PTSO launches ‘Lite Up Riverhead’ campaign to support students

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The Riverhead High School Parent Teacher Student Organization is launching a debut “Lite Up Riverhead” luminary campaign to support students who have suffered during the pandemic.

COVID brought big changes to Riverhead library — and some are here to stay

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“You’ve got to change with the times. You’ve got to roll with it,” said Riverhead Free Library director Kerrie McMullen-Smith. The library has implemented virtual programming, including children's programs, concerts and author talks.

Southampton Town to begin leaf pickup on April 19

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The spring leaf pickup program for Southampton Town residents will begin on Monday, April 19.

Friends and supporters plan ‘fun-drive’ to honor ‘super hero’ kindergarten teacher

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Friends and supporters of Aquebogue kindergarten teacher Keri Stromski are planning a 'fun-drive' to support Stromski and her family, but the much-beloved teacher wants the event to be about the kids.

Town Board honors cop and paramedic for saving choking child

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Sgt. Jill Kubetz and Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps paramedic Christine Klassert were presented with proclamations by the Riverhead Town Board today for their actions March 1 that saved the life of a choking infant at a local day care center.

Good Samaritan neighbor helps rescue elderly man from burning home in Riverhead

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A 58-year-old Navy veteran sprang into action to help save an elderly man from a burning home in Riverhead yesterday afternoon.
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