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Weekend Roundup

A most unusual summer winds down: COVID update, reopening news, Isaias cleanup continues

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A roundup of the news this week in Riverhead, as a most unusual summer winds down.

Emerging from COVID: schools, local businesses reopening and moving forward

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The weekend roundup: School district grapples with budget constraints, bowling alleys set to reopen, guidelines for gyms coming this week

Isaias wallops Long Island

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Tropical Storm Isaias dominated the news this week, along with PSEG Long Island's struggle to repair and restore its system.

Weekend roundup: COVID update, school reopening plan released, body found in Manorville

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This week in local news: COVID infections, hospitalizations and deaths climb across U.S., while the numbers shrink in N.Y.; Riverhead rejected a proposed school budget for a second time; jogger found a woman's body in Manorville; Riverhead release its plan for reopening schools.

Weekend Roundup: Beloved judge dies, local students rally for school budget and more headlines

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COVID-19 update, plus local news in schools, government, and community during the week of July 19-25.

A look back at this week’s news

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A recap of RiverheadLOCAL's top stories, police news and obituaries.

Still trying to make sense of life in the pandemic? You’re not alone.

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Looking back at the time "B.C." when life was simpler, I'm still processing everything that's happened since. My bottom line takeaway: This calamity has deepened our resolve to serve our core mission: reporting news that matters in a place that matters: our community, our hometown.

Coming up this week: your chance to be a hero

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Someone needs blood every two seconds. Without regular donations by a sufficient number of healthy people, there won't be blood available whenever and wherever it's needed.The Riverhead Community Blood Drive is coming up on Tuesday.

Up or down, the school bond vote will be this week’s big news

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An important school vote takes place this week, when voters will decide the fate of two bond propositions. Either way, the result will be this week's big news. Here's a rundown of what's going on in the week ahead, plus a look back at the most-read stories of the week just ended.

Focus is on downtown Riverhead this week

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The future of downtown Riverhead is the subject of a couple of events this week: a public forum with planners and a press conference about a re-imagining of the core of the Main Street business district.
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