1. Police investigating gunshots fired at River Pointe Apartments late Friday night.

Gunfire at the East Main Street apartment complex reported at 10:35 p.m. damaged a parked vehicle. No injuries were reported. Anyone with information is asked to call Riverhead Police at 631-727-4500.

2. Republican rout in Riverhead: Aguiar and GOP slate blow past Democrats.

Riverhead Supervisor Yvette Aguiar won a resounding victory over Councilwoman Catherine Kent as Riverhead Republicans swept every race.

3. Suffolk’s ‘red wave’: Republicans capture DA, and 12 of 18 legislative districts.

Suffolk voters not only turned incumbent Democrat Tim Sini out of office but elected a Republican super-majority to the County Legislature.

4. Columbia Care now offering whole flower at its medical marijuana dispensaries, including the one in Riverhead.

Columbia Care, which since January 2016 has operated a medical marijuana dispensary in Riverhead, has begun selling whole flower at its four medical marijuana dispensaries in New York, including the one on East Main Street in Riverhead.

5. Supervisor responds to criticism about police, ambulance funding during budget hearing.

There was no public comment during yesterday's public hearing on the proposed 2022 budget, but Supervisor Yvette Aguiar took the opportunity to respond to questions and criticism about funding for police and ambulance services.

6. Riverhead appoints its first female police lieutenant.

Sgt. Danielle Willsey was promoted to the rank of lieutenant Wednesday by the town board during a ceremony at the beginning of the board’s regular meeting.

7. Riverhead seeks state grant funding for another public water extension in Calverton, where PFAS, 1,4-dioxane pollute private wells.

Riverhead is seeking grant funding from New York State to help the Riverhead Water District provide public water to an area of Calverton near the terminus of the Long Island Expressway where health-threatening contaminants have been identified in private drinking water wells.

8. Embracing life’s journey as a caregiver, in times of grief and joy.

Experienced caregivers will tell you that there is a lot to grieve —the life we imagined our loved ones would live, a loss of independence, health, and normal life expectancy. But there is even more joy.

9. Apple Honda raises $6,100 for North Fork Breast Health Coalition during annual fundraiser.

Apple Honda has now raised a total of $71,642 for the North Fork Breast Health Coalition since 2013 through the dealership's month-long October fundraising campaign.

10. St. John Paul II students show their appreciation for local police.

Fifth-graders at the St. John Paul II Regional School in Riverhead treated police officers to a catered lunch on Friday to thank them for their service to the community. 

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