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Main Street to get a ‘heart transplant,’ supervisor says, unveiling plans for town square and new, expanded L.I. Science Center

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Plans for a riverfront town square in the heart of downtown adjoining a new and vastly expanded Long Island Science Center were rolled out today at the science centers temporary quarters in Summerwind Square.

Moderate flooding, little wind damage from nor’easter, officials say

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Riverhead escaped largely unscathed from yesterday’s nor’easter. "Thank God it wasn't snow," Riverhead Police Chief David Hegermiller said this morning. Things were pretty quiet across...

Photos: Holiday bonfire event draws hundreds of revelers to riverfront

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Hundreds gathered on the Peconic Riverfront last night for the 17th Annual Holiday Bonfire, where they enjoyed carols, cocoa and Santa Claus.

Photos: Riverhead’s holiday bonfire

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Christmas carols, Santa Claus, a giant bonfire, fireworks and record-setting warm temperatures provided a great time for holiday revelers on the Peconic Riverfront in downtown Riverhead last night.

Photos: Classic car enthusiasts flock to riverfront for Thursday ‘cruise night’

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A DJ spins golden oldies, classic autos line up along the riverfront. It was a picturesque and pleasant evening for the BID's classic car cruise night on Thursday. Photos.

Riverhead gets ready for annual holiday bonfire – this year, with fireworks

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Enjoy free hot cocoa, cookies, caroling with a DJ, and pictures with Santa at Riverhead's annual holiday bonfire today, 4-8 pm — with a special fireworks display at 7.

Would-be thieves cut copper lines in vacant downtown Riverhead building, cause oil spill on Peconic Riverfront

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The spilt oil discharged from a sump in the building into the parking lot storm drains, then percolated to the surface after heavy rains earlier this week, Riverhead Fire Marshal Craig Zitek said.
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