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Shelter Helpers fundraiser aims to involve local businesses and community members to help animals in need

Shelter Helpers needs donations of yard sale items and also encourages local businesses to help raise money for the North Fork Animal Welfare League's Riverhead shelter.

‘May Furry Valentine’ to benefit NFAWL, May 11

Gandhi once said a nation could be judged by how it treats its animals — by that measure the North Fork Animal Welfare League must be admired for its commitment to its furry friends.

Have a few good laughs to help NFAWL build a new shelter

Enjoy a night of comedy at the Vail-Leavitt April 1 at a NFAWL fundraiser to help build a new shelter.

Lovable faces to get you through the year: A behind-the-scenes peek at the making of the NFAWL’s 2017 photo calendar

A sneak peak at the stars featured in the North Fork Animal Welfare League's 2017 calendar: a gallery of funny outtakes from the photo shoot.

North Fork Animal Welfare League ‘Paws By The Bay’ summer soiree fundraiser planned for August 13

Enjoy live music, hors- d'oeuvres, an open bar and fabulous views of Peconic Bay while supporting the North Fork Animal League at their second annual Paws by the Bay fundraiser.

NFAWL’s ‘Pins for Paws’ to benefit Riverhead and Southold shelters, April15

The North Fork Animal Welfare League will hold a fundraiser at the All Star on April 15 from 6 to 9 p.m. Proceeds from the...

Town enters new three-year contract for with North Fork Animal Welfare League

The new three-year deal approved and signed yesterday by Riverhead Town contracts with the Peconic-based not-for-profit organization to manage the town's Youngs Avenue shelter and provide animal control services throughout the town for a fee of $233,135 in year one, increased by $5,000 per year in years two and three.

Chester, dog famous after internet plea by shelter, goes home with forever family

It was a sight tender enough to bring a room full of people to tears. Chester, a pit bull who has been living in a...
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Town Board wrap: Nov. 18

Groups request funding through town's 2015 Community Development Block Grant, town board approves monthly low-cost spay/neuter clinic at Pfeifer Center, agreement with Costco site developer, zoning and parking code changes and a bunch of special event permits for 2015.

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.
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