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Two local veterans honored with ‘Quilts of Valor’ by Calverton Meadows community

by Oct 3, 2023
Veterans Joseph Napolitano and Richard Robinson of Calverton were awarded Quilts of Valor by Calverton Meadows residents and local officials, honoring them for their service to country and community.

Anti-Bias Task Force to host Hispanic Heritage Month ‘meet and greet’ Oct. 11

by Oct 3, 2023
Riverhead Town’s Anti-Bias Task Force will hold a meet-and-greet event to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month on Wednesday, Oct. 11.

Perseverance pays off for Wading River boy, 10, winner of 2023 Bandits Championship

by Oct 3, 2023
Meet Reid Halpin. This 10-year-old race car driver came back from a hard crash at Waterford Speedbowl in 2021 to earn the 2023 Bandits championship Sunday at Riverhead Raceway.

Aguiar’s proposed 2024 budget: $5.5 million town-wide spending increase, 4.9% tax levy hike, piercing cap

by Oct 2, 2023
Riverhead Supervisor Yvette Aguiar has proposed a $5.5 million town-wide spending increase in 2024. The spending, which covers new police officers and...
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Riverhead Town Board candidate: A teen’s swastika graffiti is not necessarily an expression of anti-semitism or racism

by Oct 2, 2023
"Some pimply adolescent who is likely only vaguely aware that WW II was even fought mindlessly scratched out a symbol they almost certainly don’t understand." We should not over-react, says council candidate Andrew Leven.

Flanders Fire Department celebrates 75 years of protecting the community

by Oct 1, 2023
Flanders Fire Department celebrated its 75th anniversary Saturday with a parade on Flanders Road from fire department headquarters to Flanders Men's Club, where firefighters, their families, friends and supporters gathered for food, refreshments and music. Photo slideshow.

Stavropoulos family says good-bye after 32 years: Peconic Bay Diner closes its doors

by Sep 30, 2023
Today marked the end of an era for the Peconic Bay Diner on Route 58, as the Stavropoulos family, owners of the classic diner at the corner of Ostrander Avenue for the past 32 years, cease operation.

Riverhead homecoming parade canceled by weather, but the big game is still on

by Sep 30, 2023
Inclement weather has canceled today's homecoming parade but the game will go on as scheduled, with a 1:30 kickoff at McKillop Field, where the Blue Waves take on Sachem East.

Riverhead man killed in wrong-way, head-on crash on County Route 105 Friday night

by Sep 30, 2023
A 60-year-old Riverhead man drove the wrong way on County Road 105 and crashed head-on into an oncoming vehicle Friday night, Riverhead Police said. He later succumbed to his injuries at Peconic Bay Medical Center.

Cops: Freeport man arrested in connection with theft from a vehicle in Wading River

by Sep 29, 2023
Riverhead Police are seeking information in connection with a larceny from a vehicle parked at a residence on Herod Point Road overnight.