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Curtain to rise on Suffolk Theater’s new act

Nearly a decade after its rebirth as a performing arts venue, the Suffolk Theater is poised to make a new transition under new leadership, moving away from its cabaret-style, dinner-theater model.

Maureen’s Haven pushes through another pandemic winter

The Riverhead-based Maureen’s Haven is pushing through another pandemic winter to provide shelter, food and more to the East End's homeless population. The number of people seeking shelter this winter has been "through the roof" since Christmas.

Riverhead Police Report: December 2021

Riverhead Town Police reported 192 criminal incidents and made 42 arrests in December, according to a report released Thursday by Police Chief David Hegermiller.

Flanders community blood drive set for Jan. 30, as region’s blood supply remains ‘critically low’

Seasonal blood supply shortages have worsened with the omicron surge this winter. Donations are needed more than ever. The Flanders Fire Department and FRNCA have teamed up to host a community blood drive Sunday, Jan. 30 at the Flanders Men's Club.

Child injured in Flanders Road crash Thursday has succumbed to her injuries , State Police say

The child critically injured in a crash on Flanders Road Thursday morning has died, New York State Police announced this afternoon.

Speakers: MLK’s words ring still true today

The words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. came alive at Riverhead Free Library Saturday on what would have been the civil rights leader’s 92nd birthday, during a program sponsored by the Riverhead Anti-Bias Task Force.

Police: Move cars out of riverfront lot due to expected flooding Monday morning

Riverhead Police are advising downtown residents to move their vehicles out of the Peconic River parking lot due to expected moderate to major flooding to flood-prone coastal areas during Monday morning's high-tide cycle.

A moment of zen: Sunday sunrise at Indian Island

Frigid temperatures this morning gave no hint of the warmer air and rainstorm coming this way tonight. It was only 13° when...

Man trapped in wrecked car for two hours in bitter cold overnight before discovery by passing motorist

A 54-year-old man who crashed on Schultz Road in Manorvile was trapped in his car, in bitter cold temperatures, for nearly two hours before the wreck was discovered at 4:45 a.m. by a passing motorist.

High wind and coastal flood warnings issued for local area in advance of storm

The National Weather Service has issued high wind and coastal flood warnings for Riverhead and the North Fork for overnight tonight and tomorrow morning, for tropical storm force winds gusting to 55-60 mph and potential coastal flooding of 3 feet above ground.