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Weekly roundup

Focus is on downtown Riverhead this week

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The future of downtown Riverhead is the subject of a couple of events this week: a public forum with planners and a press conference about a re-imagining of the core of the Main Street business district.

‘Fake news’ is an oxymoron

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How can you tell if something is news, entertainment, advertising or propaganda? On Facebook, it all looks the same. The very name Facebook gives to the information it presents to users blurs those very important lines. Facebook calls it your “news feed.” But not much of what appears there is actually news.

There once was a time when partisanship didn’t define us

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Sen. Ken LaValle's tenure in the State Senate spans two generations. He is an institution in Suffolk County and with his retirement, an era is coming to an end.

Here’s what’s coming up in the week ahead

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The week ahead in Riverhead — and a look back at the top stories of the week just ended.

The week ahead in Riverhead —and a look back

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Here's what's coming up in the week ahead around Riverhead, as 2019 comes to a close and a new decade is on the horizon.

Weekly roundup: ‘part of our heritage to posterity’

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Here's what you need to know about the week coming up in Riverhead, plus a look back on the week just ended —  and a day in 1949 that changed the future of Riverhead.

Weekly roundup: Here’s what you need to know for the week ahead in Riverhead

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There are lots of holiday happenings coming up this week. Here's a roundup of upcoming events and public meetings, plus a reflection on RiverheadLOCAL's first 10 years of publication.

Here’s what you need to know for the week ahead in Riverhead

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It's Thanksgiving week and that means it should shape up as a pretty quiet week in the newsroom. (Insert fingers-crossed emoji here.) A Thanksgiving reflection.

Here’s what you need to know for the week ahead in Riverhead

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Thursday is the Great American Smokeout. If you smoke, this is your day. Here's why, from firsthand experience — plus, a rundown of what's happening in Riverhead this week.

Here’s what you need to know for the week ahead in Riverhead

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A milestone for Riverhead CAP, Veterans Day, a chance to have your say on what downtown Riverhead should look like and more: the week ahead in Riverhead.
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