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Calverton teen sets records in national powerlifting competition

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What began as a pandemic hobby has turned 16-year old Andrew MacGray into a powerlifting record holder — and an opportunity to compete on an international stage this year.

Riverhead Town is again late remitting school taxes to district, BOE president complains

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The Riverhead Central School District, which last July filed a notice of claim against the town demanding remittance of school tax revenues, has again not received the full property tax remittance due on June 30.

In honor of late teacher Keri Stromski, Riverhead schools plan outdoor learning space, book exchange program

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Aquebogue Elementary School in Riverhead will establish an outdoor learning space in memory of the school’s late teacher Keri Stromski.

Downs returned to school board president post, but board fails to agree on VP

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The school board reappointed Laurie Downs as president but could not agree on a vice president last night. Trustees Brian Connelly and Colin Palmer were sworn in, as was the new Superintendent Dr. Augustine Tornatore.

Meet and greet with new school superintendent set for Tuesday evening

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The Riverhead Central School District is hosting a meet and greet with the new superintendent of schools, Dr. Augustine Tornatore, on Tuesday,...

Congratulations to the Class of 2021, ‘inspiration’ in a year of adversity

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Though the graduation ceremony may have outwardly seemed like any other, it was anything but ordinary, culminsting, as it did, a year of extraordinary challenges. Photos.

Riverhead school trustee-elect is first Democratic-Socialist member to win elective office in Suffolk County

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Colin Palmer, Riverhead school trustee-elect, is the first elected official in Suffolk County to be a member of the Democratic-Socialists of America organization.

Celebrating the Class of 2021 with a parade

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Photos: Dozens of cars decked out in blue and white lined up on North Griffing Avenue before parading past the the high school, where they were greeted by cheering family members, teachers and staff.

Riverhead school district receiving $18 million in federal COVID relief funds, seeks community input

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The Riverhead Central School District is using federal COVID relief funds to launch new programs in the summer and during the next school year to help students whose academic progress was halted during the coronavirus pandemic.

Elementary peer mediators sworn in

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Thirty-seven Pulaski Street Elementary School students were sworn in as peer mediators during a hybrid virtual and in-person ceremony.
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