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Riverhead paramedic, deceased Wading River fire commissioner to be honored by Heidi’s Helping Angels at annual event

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Heidi's Helping Angels will honor RVAC paramedic Joseph Oliver and the late Thomas Lateulere at its annual fundraising dinner coming up on Oct. 6.

Driver of car that careened off CR 105 overpass late Saturday night ‘lucky to be alive’ thanks to off-duty paramedic

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After a car drove over the guardrail of the CR 105, a man returning to the campground at around midnight happened upon the wreck on the pitch-black exit ramp for Indian Island County Park. Luckily for the driver, who was severely injured, the Good Samaritan was a paramedic and an ex-chief of the Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps elects new chief, filling vacancy in post

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RVAC elected a new chief at its general membership meeting, filling a post that was vacant for nearly half of 2014 after the ex-chief's suspension.

Riverhead ambulance chief suspended; RVAC members question board’s action

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Riverhead ambulance corps chief was suspended by the corps board of directors in July. RVAC members upset by lack of information, question the suspension.

Riverhead’s school shooting drill uncovers major procedural flaw

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Riverhead school's 'panic alarm' not reported to town police by alarm company for seven minutes after building principal pressed the button.

Riverhead emergency services to stage school shooting drill Saturday morning

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Riverhead’s police and emergency services will put themselves through the paces Saturday in a school shooting drill, RiverheadLOCAL has learned. The location and time of...
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