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Riverhead scores near the bottom among school districts in Eastern Suffolk BOCES system on state assessment tests in grades 3-8

Among Riverhead CSD students in grades 3-8, 78% did not meet proficiency standards in English Language Arts and 77% did not meet proficiency standards in mathematics, according to data released by the State Education Department.

Strong storms Thursday evening leave thousands without power in Suffolk

The storms left more than 36,000 PSEG-LI customers in Suffolk County without power. Nearly 35,400 customers remain without power this morning, including more than 800 customers from Wading River to Southold and Shelter Island.

‘We’re trapped’: Residents say they can’t get out of their neighborhood because of traffic jams, ask for signal west of Rt....

Residents of the Duck Pond Estates subdivision in Riverhead say they are "trapped" in their neighborhood by backed-up traffic on Main Road.

Riverhead ambulance communications system back up and running ‘loud and clear’

The Riverhead Ambulance District's communications equipment supplier got the communication system up and running this afternoon with a loaner repeater to replace the one that failed last week.

Sound Avenue parking ban put on hold; town board to reconsider scope of restriction

The town board will reconsider whether a parking ban along the entire length of Sound Avenue is overreaching and whether prohibiting parking only n certain trouble spots makes more sense.

Riverhead ambulance district has critical communications equipment failure

A critical equipment failure in the Riverhead Ambulance District's last week left the Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps without reliable communications capability. The problem has not yet been addressed, the ambulance president says.

Board approves $175,000 pattern book for downtown redevelopment

A Pittsburg-based planning consultant was awarded a $174,530 contract to develop a pattern book for downtown development in a 3-2 vote Aug. 20 by the Riverhead Town Board.

New Yorkers asked to pick new license plate design in online survey through Sept. 2

New Yorkers are being asked to choose their favorite among fav e proposed designs in an online survey that runs through Sept. 2.

Jamesport business owner and civic leader running for town board on Libertarian line

William Van Helmond, owner of a Jamesport landscaping business and president of the Greater Jamesport Civic Association has entered the race for town board.

Riverhead school district and officials sued for alleged misconduct of high school principal

The attorney for the Riverhead High School student whose accusations of sexual abuse led to disciplinary action against high school principal Charles Regan has filed a federal lawsuit against the school district, Regan, current and past administrators and current and past trustees.
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