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Mary Lundberg, a catalyst for good in the community: Riverhead CAP founder was 89

“Mary was an example of how one person, with gumption and determination, can move a community.”

Flower shop sends love to nursing home residents deprived of visitors

These times certainly are a true test of character and strength. And as usual, the people of the Riverhead community are showing what they’re made of.

Eerie photos of Riverhead left empty in coronavirus shutdown

Scenes from an eerily empty town after the state rolled out mandatory business closures during the past week.

Struggling with isolation, working from home or homeschooling? Riverhead Free Library wants to help

The library, a community resource especially valuable to parents of school-aged kids even in the absence of a pandemic, may well be nothing short of a lifeline to people in these trying times.

Catholic diocese cancels Masses through Easter

In the hope of helping to stop the spread of the coronavirus, churches across the country — and across the local region —are canceling worship services.

Riverhead soup kitchen offering takeout meals to the community

Bread and More Kitchen, the community soup kitchen at First Congregational Church will begin serving takeout meals at the back door of the church.

Coronavirus affects worship services and rituals

Churches are responding to the novel coronavirus outbreak in New York by making changes to their worship schedules and requirements.

Update: Riverhead library will close its doors for at least a week

Riverhead Free Library has decided to close its doors for at least the next week, from March 15 to March 21.

Eagle Scout project would restore forgotten historic family cemetery

A tiny, overgrown family cemetery tucked into the Calverton woods may soon get some long-overdue TLC, thanks to the efforts of an Eagle Scout candidate.

Meet Riverhead High School’s Class of 2020 valedictorian and salutatorian

Riverhead High School has announced the top two students of the Class of 2020: valedictorian Christina Yakaboski and salutatorian Zachary White.
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