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Riverhead High School 2009 grad announces candidacy for school board

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Colin Palmer, 30, of Northville says one factor in his decision to run is the demise of the Latin program in Riverhead, "a more than 100-year-old gem in the crown" of the district.

Riverhead school board to hold first in-person public meeting since COVID shutdown

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The Riverhead school board will meet in person and allow public attendance at its meeting for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic surged in New York and the governor implemented shutdown measures in March.

Cuomo: State considering change to June 9 school vote ballot deadline

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State officials are considering pushing back the school vote deadline for ballots to be received by school districts across the state, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said today during a press conference.

Riverhead school board to conduct ‘virtual’ meeting Tuesday afternoon

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Due to the COVID-19 quarantine requirements, the school board's meeting today will take place solely through virtual/electronic meeting capabilities.

Officials discuss school safety and security

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School Resource Officer Byron Perez reported on the first year of the district's SRO program, and district officials discussed the results of an online school safety survey.

Moms of Boy Scouts struck by alleged drunk driver ask for D.A.’s ‘Choices and Consequences’ program in Riverhead

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The mother of the Wading River Boy Scout killed by an allegedly drunk driver in September and the mothers of two other boys injured in the crash are asking the school district to bring the Suffolk D.A.'s program to Riverhead this spring.

Why does the Riverhead school board flagrantly and routinely violate the state Open Meetings Law? (Because they can.)

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Column: The seven elected trustees go through the motions of a public meeting once or twice a month. But the real meetings, where policy is discussed and decisions are made, take place behind closed doors. Illegally.

Policía de Riverhead, líder cívico de Flanders serán juramentado como miembros del consejo escolar en la reunión de esta noche

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El oficial de policía de Riverhead, Byron Pérez, y el presidente de la Asociación de la Comunidad de Flanders, Riverside y Northampton, Ron Fisher,...

Should former candidates Thompson and Fischer be appointed to fill two school board vacancies? Residents speak out

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Yolanda Thompson and Greg Fischer finished fourth and fifth in the five-way race for three school board seats in May. With two unexpected vacancies to be fill, should the board appoint them to the open spots? There was animated discussion of the topic at last night's meeting.

Superintendent calls resigning board members’ accusations ‘misinformation’

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Questioned by a resident, board members said nothing about accusations leveled by two longtime colleagues yesterday, which Superintendent Nancy Carney called 'misinformation' and declined further public comment.
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