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Eight people will run NYC Marathon to raise funds for Riverhead’s PBMC

A team of eight people — 'Team Wellness' — will run the NYC Marathon Sunday to raise money for Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead.

Teal pumpkins popping up in support of kids with food allergies this Halloween

For children with food allergies, Halloween can be heartbreaking, as friends head out for trick or treating and bags full of candy, while they're...

Headless leatherback sea turtle carcass found on Riverhead beach

The leatherback, which was found without a head, had been decapitated with a sharp, straight instrument. Possession of a leatherback skull is illegal, as the species is endangered.

Transformation and renewal: What Riverhead can expect from WaterFire, as seen from a small town in western Pa.

With the creator of the international arts festival WaterFire expressing interest in Riverhead as a new venue, RiverheadLOCAL looks at the impacts the festival has had on a small town in western Pennsylvania still struggling to recover from the collapse of the steel industry more than 20 years ago.

Field hockey playoffs: Riverhead eliminated by undefeated Sachem East

Despite Riverhead's spectacular win last week, the first playoff game win for the Waves in 30 years, they were eliminated by Sachem East in a shutout game Tuesday.

Traffic alert: L.I. Expressway lane closures in Riverhead

Two westbound lanes of the LIE/495 in Riverhead will be closed between exits 71 and 70 overnight (10 pm-6 am) tonight and tomorrow night.

One man injured in single-car overturn crash on CR 51

One person was sent to the hospital following a single-car rollover crash on County Road 51 in Riverside Tuesday afternoon.

Police: ‘We have a goat in custody’

A goat was found on Reeves Beach in Riverhead Monday night. The North Fork Animal Welfare League seeks to reunite it with its owner.

Opinion: Riverhead needs historic preservation

Riverhead Landmarks Preservation Commission member Georgette Keller argues in favor of listing the Main Road historic district on the state and national register of historic .

Let public speak on plastic bag ban: Riverhead town board majority

A split Riverhead Town board will hold a public hearing on a proposed regional ban on single-use plastic grocery bags.
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