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CAP Youth Coalition cleans up local beaches during environmental scan event

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More than half of the litter collected at Reeves Beach — 18 out of 35 pounds — was discarded alcohol products like beer cans, bottles and alcohol products that appeal to youth, the coalition said. Substance use at local parks and beaches are illegal in Riverhead.

Two charged in underage alcohol sales sting operation in Riverhead

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Two people were arrested in a sting operation conducted by the Riverhead Police Department investigating compliance with laws prohibiting the sale of...

CAP Youth Coalition urges town board to focus marijuana efforts on youth prevention

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Riverhead Town looks to Riverhead CAP Youth Coalition for assistance to help prevent marijuana use by the community's youth.

Marijuana opt-out discussion continues in Riverhead

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The Riverhead Community Awareness Program is not recommending that Riverhead Town opt-out of allowing retail marijuana sales and on-premises consumption. CAP representatives didn’t make a recommendation either way on the opt-out question when they met with the town board yesterday. Instead, they outlined steps the town should take to prevent and reduce youth access to marijuana — as well as alcohol and tobacco.

Riverhead CAP launches 2020 sticker campaign urging grads to celebrate sober

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The Riverhead CAP 2020 sticker campaign is underway and this year's slogan is "Congratulations Class of 2020. Live Your Best Life: Celebrate Sober."

Mary Lundberg, a catalyst for good in the community: Riverhead CAP founder was 89

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“Mary was an example of how one person, with gumption and determination, can move a community.”

Riverhead anti-drug coalition wins top national award

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Riverhead Community Coalition for Safe and Drug-Free Youth has been named Coalition of the Year by the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, the nation’s leading substance abuse prevention organization.

Riverhead STOP day set for Oct. 26

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Riverhead residents can safely dispose of household hazardous wastes and unwanted prescription medications free of charge at the town’s semi-annual STOP (Stop Throwing Out Pollutants) Day Saturday, Oct. 26, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Riverhead students march against drugs

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An enthusiastic crowd of hundreds of students, faculty, residents, police officers and elected officials marched Friday morning through downtown Riverhead with a clear, loud message: 'Say NO to Drugs.'

Riverhead CAP launches new public awareness campaign encouraging teen sobriety

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Riverhead Community Awareness Program (CAP) presents a new public awareness campaign to encourage students to celebrate prom and graduation season safely and avoid underage drinking and drug use.
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