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Students, teachers, march against drugs and alcohol through downtown Riverhead

About 800 students and teachers from Pulaski Street Elementary School took to the streets of downtown Riverhead today in Riverhead CAP's 31st Annual Say No to Drugs march. Photos.

Riverhead Police Officer Byron Perez to lead annual CAP march against drugs

A graduate of the CAP program while a student at Pulaski Street school, Riverhead Town's first Hispanic cop is now a CAP volunteer and role model who the kids relate to and respect.

A successful Riverhead STOP Day: Residents drop off hundreds of pounds of household hazardous wastes

Riverhead residents took advantage of the town’s household hazardous wastes collection day today, dropping off hundreds pounds worth of electronic wastes, solvents, used oil, old paint, pool chemicals and other substances that should not be landfilled.

As prom and graduation season arrive, state officials come to Riverhead to launch ‘Talk2Prevent’ statewide campaign

New statewide campaign stresses the importance of talking to your teen about alcohol and drug use: When you talk to your kids about the dangers of underage drinking, they are less likely to do it.

Drug take-back event collects 163 pounds of pills in Riverhead

A drug take-back event at Peconic Bay Medical Center collected an astounding 163 pounds of prescription and over-the-counter medications, bringing the total number of drugs collected to more than 1,500 pounds since 2014.

Bowling for CAP: Fourth annual ‘Bowling Bonanza’ set for March 15 at All Star lanes

The Riverhead Community Awareness Program will hold its fourth annual "Bowling Bonanza" fundraiser next Tuesday, March 15 at the All Star bowling alley in Riverhead.

Riverhead schoolchildren raise over $4,600 for new school in Kenya

In addition to performing kind acts in their school and community, students from Aquebogue, Phillips Avenue, Riley Avenue and Roanoke Avenue schools and Riverhead Middle School, participated in the Kind Coins for Kenya challenge.

Prescription drug take-back event collects 100+ pounds of meds as local youth abuse declines

Deaths from prescription drugs are now the leading cause of accidental death in the United States, outnumbering even traffic fatalities.

Photos: Red carpet sends Riverhead High School seniors to prom in style

Students bedecked in glittering gowns and tuxedos posed for photos in the high school courtyard yesterday at a pre-prom red carpet reception.

‘Just say no!’: Pulaski Street students march against drugs and alcohol in annual Riverhead CAP march

Cheers, music and booming chants of “Just say no!” drew people to their windows and to the streets of downtown Riverhead, where hundreds of Pulaski Street students marched against drugs and alcohol.