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With 300 native sons fighting in Europe, Riverhead celebrated the armistice with parades, parties and prayers

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When word came on Nov. 11, 1918 that a truce was signed ending of "the war to end all wars," great jubilation erupted in Riverhead, where residents, in less than a week, organized a huge celebration — including two parades and a rally.

Suffolk County Community College seeks new 10-year, 100-percent tax abatement for culinary arts property

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While a dispute over payments in lieu of taxes for the past 10 years has landed in court, the new abatement sought would exempt the college from 100 percent of all real estate taxes another decade.

Riverhead green-lights Triple Five land deal at EPCAL

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A divided town board voted to proceed with the sale of approximately 1,643 acres of vacant land within the Calverton Enterprise Park to a company controlled by Canadian-based developer Triple Five Worldwide.

Riverhead Water District looks to hire new superintendent

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The Riverhead Water District, about to embark on a comprehensive 10-year capital plan to upgrade and improve its facilities, is in the market for a new district superintendent.

Zeldin scores decisive victory over Gershon for U.S. Congress

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Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) won a third term in Congress Tuesday, defeating Democratic challenger Perry Gershon of East Hampton 52 percent to 46 percent. But Democrats took control of the House, meaning Zeldin for the first time will be serving as a minority member when the 116th Congress convenes in January.

Suffolk Board of Elections reports heavy voter turnout throughout the day Tuesday

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In the First Congressional District, voter turnout as of 5 p.m. had already exceeded total turnout in the last midterm election of 2014.

Board members discuss possible changes to supervisor’s budget

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The changes aired publicly at last week's work session are not incorporated into the preliminary budget set for a public hearing tomorrow afternoon.

Suffolk Police announce property auction

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Jewelry, televisions, designer handbags, video game systems, toys, bicycles, clothing and accessories are among the items to be auctioned by police Nov. 14

Who’s on the ballot this Election Day? Here’s the run-down

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Who's on the ballot Nov. 6? Here's a list of the candidates with links to their campaign websites for information about where they stand on the issues.

The race in NY-01, a district with a history of flipping between parties

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New York's First Congressional District has switched between Republican and Democrat eight times since World War II. Here's a look at the recent history of elections in the district, voter enrollment trends and what kind of turnout could be expected on Election Day in this mid-term contest.
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