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Manorville Marine Corps couple honored at Flag Day dinner at Polish Hall

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Honorees Cpl. Cynthia Ramache and Sgt. Luis Camache of Manorville “embody the very best of all that is American - the principles of freedom and courage and democracy upon which our country was founded.” The Marine sergeant lost both his legs to a grenade blast in Afghanistan in June 2011. The couple met at Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda.

‘A promise of our future and a reminder of our past:’ Flag Day at Pulaski

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Pulaski Street Elementary School's fifth grade class celebrated Flag Day today with the Daughters of the American Revolution, who came to teach them about the history of the American flag and the importance of respecting it.

Rural Migrant Ministry celebrates worker education center with open house

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Rural Migrant Ministry held an interfaith open house Saturday to celebrate its new Long Island Rural Worker Education Center in Riverhead and highlight the success of the programs put in place by the Center for Alliance, Solidarity and Accompaniment

New adult day care center in Riverhead offers help and support to families coping with dementia and Alzheimer’s

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“This has been a godsend. It’s tough to see your loved one slowly disappear.” The center offers a safe, clean environment, healthy meals and plenty of activity. It also offers caregivers respite from the demands of their responsibilities.

A ‘community Cinderella story’: Butterfly Effect Project steps in to send a girl to prom in style

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The Butterfly Effect Project surprised a 17-year-old high school senior with a shopping trip to buy a prom gown Friday and is now seeking help to get the girl's hair and makeup done for the big night.

Glenwood Village couples celebrate milestone wedding anniversaries

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Six Glenwood Village couples are celebrating special milestones this year: 65, 60 and 55 years of marriage.

Local soccer club scores with humanitarian international tour

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South Fork United, a nonprofit founded last fall by New York City police officer and local resident Greg Fink to train kids from diverse backgrounds across the East End at an elite level, will go on an international goodwill tour this summer.

‘Monarchs forever’: McGann-Mercy bids farewell to its final graduating class

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“Unfortunately this graduation is not just about the Class of 2018, it is for everyone who’s losing their home base,” valedictorian Olivia Valle told a packed auditorium at McGann-Mercy's 58th and final graduation.

Riverhead lacrosse community comes together to honor of one of its own

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It was a stirring and emotional day for the men of the Riverhead lacrosse program, alumni who came together to honor the memory of one of their own and raise money for the wife and two young children he left behind.

Teeny Award winners announced

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The 16th Annual Teeny Awards, which celebrate excellence in high school theater, were announced today at ceremonies at Longwood High School in Middle Island.
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