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Zeldin: ‘This should never be the scene at the U.S. Capitol’

After rioters stormed and occupied the U.S. Capitol today in an unprecedented siege as 2020 Electoral College ballots were being counted in a joint session of Congress, Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) issued a statement calling for “zero tolerance for violence in any form.”

Jodi Giglio sworn in as member of State Assembly

Former councilwoman Jodi Giglio took the oath of office as a member of the New York State Assembly yesterday at Riverhead Town Hall.

Controversy surrounds town board appointment

“The community at large was ready to accept a diversified town board, however, the Riverhead Town Board did not deliver,” said Marylin Winter, whose nomination to fill the town board vacancy did not receive a second.

L.I. Cares mobile food pantry to distribute food at Riverhead library Thursday

The Long Island Cares mobile Food Pantry will distribute a free three-day supply of food to residents in need at Riverhead Free Library Thursday from 11 a.m. to 12 noon. No ID is required.

Meet Riverhead Town’s new councilman, Kenneth Rothwell

The Town Board today appointed Kenneth Rothwell of Wading River to the council seat vacated by Assembly Member Jodi Giglio

Exit interview: Q&A with Jodi Giglio

Newly elected State Assembly Member Jodi Giglio looks back on her decade of service as on the Riverhead Town Board.

COVID cases, hospitalizations and deaths continue to climb in Suffolk as UK virus mutation is confirmed in upstate NY

In Suffolk, the testing positivity rate climbed to 11.3% yesterday, and COVID-19 was responsible for 93 new hospital admissions and 20 fatalities.

Calverton manufactured home community sold to Chicago company for $16.8 million

Foxwood Village, a 244-unit manufactured home community in Calverton, has been sold for $16.8 million to Chicago-based Hometown America, one of the...

COVID-19 and the 2020 holiday season: What the 37 days from Thanksgiving to New Year’s tell us

In Suffolk, there was a 320% spike in hospitalizations, 2,238 new hospital admissions and 281 deaths due to COVID-19 in the 37 days from Thanksgiving to New Year’s, as the positivity rate surged from 3.2% to 9.7%.

Store employee robbed in gunpoint carjacking on Route 58 early Sunday morning

A 22-year-old female employee at TJ Maxx in Riverhead had her car and belongings stolen at gunpoint early this morning.
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