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North Fork Pride to host inaugural event June 24, with parade, festival, tea dance in Greenport

The North Fork Pride celebration will take place on Saturday, June 24, starting with a parade on Main and Front street at noon, followed by a festival in Mitchell Park from 1 to 4 p.m. and a tea dance at the roller rink at 5 p.m.

Can they do that? Learn about open meetings and freedom of information in New York State with two free virtual webinars...

Learn the ins and outs of open meetings and records access in New York in these two virtual sessions being offered by the New York State Committee on Open Government M

Review of two downtown apartment buildings moves forward: Town Board wrap-up May 2

Two proposed apartment buildings that together would provide 298 new rentals in downtown Riverhead moved forward in the review process during last week's Riverhead town Board meeting.

Williams files appeal of trial court decision blocking him from the ballot in First Legislative District Republican primary

County legislative candidate Greg Williams of Cutchogue is appealing the May 3 trial court decision invalidating his party designating petitions.

Riverhead Police charge two men in attempted robbery of liquor store Saturday night

One of the men arrested in the attempted holdup is a parolee released from prison in March on a prior attempted robbery conviction. The other man was found to be in possession of a stolen debit card and was additionally charged with Grand Larceny and Possession of Stolen Property offenses.

Police seek information on teens missing from Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch

Marcire Springfield, 19, left, and Nasir Scruggs, 17, both Timothy Hill Children's Ranch on May 7 at about 10 p.m., according to Riverhead Police. Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to call police at 631-727-4500.

Garbage truck crash closes West Main Street

West Main Street is closed between Marcy Avenue and Mill Road this morning due to an accident involving a garbage truck just east of the intersection with Mill Road.

Stotzky Park’s Field 5 is named for Riverhead Little League President Jeremy Savio during 2023 opening day ceremonies

Riverhead Little League held its 2023 opening day ceremonies Friday evening at Stotzky Park, where the league honored its longtime president, Jeremy Savio, who is stepping down after 10 years at the helm.

Hey, Triple Five. We get it. Do you?

Whatever name they give Triple Five’s plan — a hub, a cog, a piece in the logistics and distribution puzzle — it’s still a place with runways where planes carrying cargo — typically 747s which, when fully loaded, weigh 89,000 pounds — would be landing. And it would generate truck traffic here the likes of which we’ve never seen.

Crowd, angry about potential for cargo jets and truck traffic, blasts EPCAL developer at forum

A raucous crowd packed the Hotel Indigo meeting room beyond capacity Wednesday night to confront the Triple Five affiliate looking to build 10 million square-feet of industrial/commercial development at the Calverton Enterprise Park.