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Independence Day

Where to watch Fourth of July fireworks on the North Fork this year

Here are seven places to watch 2016 Fourth of July fireworks in Riverhead and on the North Fork this year.
Segment of John Trumbull's 12-by 18-foot painting of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, which hangs in the Capitol Rotunda

‘We hold these truths to be self-evident…’

In Congress, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America: When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary...

Independence Day observed today: What’s open, what’s closed

A rundown of what's open, what's closed in Riverhead in observance of Independence Day today, July 3, plus train and bus schedules this holiday weekend.