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Principal Accused In Text, Photo Scandal Resigns  Riverhead, NY Patch

RIVERHEAD, NY — A Riverhead High School principal accused of sending "thousands" of explicit texts and photos to a student resigned this week. At an Aug.



Riverhead High School Class of 2019 commencement: photos  RiverheadLOCAL

The Class of 2019 celebrated its graduation from Riverhead High School yesterday as the setting sun cast long shadows on the football field where the ...



Riverhead high school principal 'administratively reassigned' pending personnel investigation  RiverheadLOCAL

Riverhead High School principal Dr. Charles Regan has been “administratively reassigned by the district pending an investigation into a personnel matter,” the ...



Riverhead High School Class of 1979 sets 40th reunion Aug. 10 at Flanders Men's Club  RiverheadLOCAL

The Riverhead High School Class of 1979 will have its 40th anniversary reunion at the Flanders Men's Club on Saturday, Aug. 10 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m..



Teen Arrested After Racist Threat At High School: Police  Riverhead, NY Patch

RIVERHEAD, NY — A 16-year old was arrested Tuesday after a 911 call regarding a "possible act of violence" at Riverhead High School, police said. At 9:41 ...



District: HS principal reassigned amid probe  Newsday

Riverhead High School principal Charles Regan has been removed from his post, pending a school district investigation into what officials are calling "a ...



2nd Woman Says She Was Sexually Assaulted By LI School Principal  Riverhead, NY Patch

2nd Woman Claims Sexually Assault By Principal - Riverhead, NY - "She was plied with alcohol and cajoled into sex with him several times." Attorney John Ray ...



Riverhead school superintendent speaks out on district's handling of charges against principal  RiverheadLOCAL

The Riverhead School District immediately took “aggressive steps” as soon as officials learned of the allegations made by a student against the high school ...



Riverhead principal accused of having inappropriate relationship with student  Newsday

Attorney John Ray represents Anastasia Stapon, a senior at Riverhead High School who has filed legal papers to lay the groundwork for a $10 million lawsuit ...



Four vie for two seats on school board  RiverheadLOCAL

Two newcomers are looking to unseat two incumbent school board members Laurie Downs and Elizabeth Silva in this year's election. Jerome Bost of Riverhead ...



Riverhead High School Principal Accused Of Sex Abuse  CBS New York

Anastasia Stapon, a, 18-year-old student, has accused sexual abuse against Riverhead High School principal Charles Regan. CBS2's Jennifer McLogan ...



Chief: Police investigating student's social media 'rant' containing 'veiled threats' against Riverhead High School  RiverheadLOCAL

A Riverhead High School student's “rant” on social media this weekend led to a police investigation and a call to parents Saturday afternoon by Riverhead High ...



School district lawyer: district moving forward to prepare disciplinary action against former high school principal  RiverheadLOCAL

The Riverhead Central School District is moving forward preparing possible disciplinary charges against former principal Dr. Charles Regan, who was removed ...



High School Of Fallen NYPD Hero Retires Baseball Jersey  Riverhead, NY Patch

High School Of Fallen NYPD Hero Retires Jersey - Riverhead, NY - "Detective Simonsen, nicknamed Smiles, was well known for his warm personality, and his ...



LI school board pursuing disciplinary charges against principal accused of sexual assault  WABC-TV

A Long Island school board is pursuing disciplinary charges against a high school principal who's accused of sexually assaulting a student.



Three Riverhead schools come off the state's 'focus' list, superintendent announces  RiverheadLOCAL

Three schools in the Riverhead Central School District have come off the state's focus school list, Superintendent Aurelia Henriquez announced at the board of ...



BB gun found in student's backpack at Riverhead High School Monday  RiverheadLOCAL

A BB gun was found in a student's backpack today at Riverhead High School. The gun was found as school officials investigated the report of a possible ...



Thirty-six Riverhead High School students are recognized as AP scholars  RiverheadLOCAL

Thirty-six Riverhead High School seniors have been recognized as advanced placement scholars by the College Board. To earn recognition as an AP scholar, ...



NYPD detective, a Riverhead High graduate, killed in the line of duty  Riverhead News Review

Friends and former classmates from Riverhead High School said Det. Simonsen, who was killed in the line of duty while responding to a reported armed robbery ...



St. John Paul II graduates its first class  RiverheadLOCAL

St. John Paul II, the Catholic elementary school that opened at the former St. Isidore School site last fall graduated its first class of eighth-graders Friday evening.



Riverhead school district has outside law firm investigating allegations against principal, superintendent says  RiverheadLOCAL

The school district has an outside law firm representing it in connection with the notice of claim filed by a Riverhead High School student alleging sexual abuse ...



Riverhead High School Class Of 2018 Graduates  Patch.com

RIVERHEAD, NY — Tears of joy and smiles of pride were abundant on Saturday as parents, friends, teachers and administrators gathered to watch members of ...



Longtime Riverhead Middle School principal resigns for new post in Amityville  RiverheadLOCAL

Riverhead Middle School principal Andrea Pekar has resigned to take a new position as an assistant superintendent in the Amityville school district. Pekar has ...



Library Honors Local Vietnam Veteran, Riverhead High Grad  Riverhead, NY Patch

Library Honors Local Vietnam Veteran - Riverhead, NY - "It is so important to honor our local veterans. They made many sacrifices and deserve to be thanked."



High School Principal Faces Disciplinary Charges Over Sexual Abuse Allegations  Law Firm Newswire

New York, NY(Law Firm Newswire) August 14, 2019 – The Riverhead Central School District in New York brought multiple disciplinary charges against a high ...



After NFL Draft, Riverhead grad Ethan Greenidge to sign with New Orleans Saints  Riverhead News Review

Ethan Greenidge, a former standout athlete at Riverhead High School, will get his shot to play football at the ultimate level.



Street Dedication For Fallen NYPD Hero Saturday  Riverhead, NY Patch

Street Dedication For Fallen NYPD Hero Saturday - Riverhead, NY - Det. Brian Simonsen, or "Smiles," will be honored in his hometown Saturday as scores ...



Nancy Gassert: 'blue and white, through and through'  RiverheadLOCAL

The Riverhead community lost one of its biggest cheerleaders today. Nancy Gassert, longtime school board member and former board president died today at ...



Riverhead's 5th annual Run to Remember 5K: photos, results  RiverheadLOCAL

The 5th Annual Run to Remember drew about 170 runners for a 5K run this morning through the streets surrounding the Riverhead High School campus, where ...



Riverhead marks Memorial Day with ceremonies and parade: 100 photos  RiverheadLOCAL

Flag-waving spectators and folks decked out in red, white and blue lined downtown Riverhead streets for the Memorial Day parade this morning. The annual ...



Student Makes Gun Threat Against Riverhead High School On Social Media: Police  Patch.com

RIVERHEAD, NY — A student has been arrested and charged with making a threat against Riverhead High School, police said. According to Riverhead Town ...



Riverhead celebrates Black History Month  RiverheadLOCAL

The Riverhead school district's Black History Month celebration packed the house last night at Riverhead High School, where children and elders came together ...



Veterans Wall of Honor eyed for Riverhead High School graduates  RiverheadLOCAL

A Veterans Wall of Honor honoring Riverhead High School graduates who went on to serve in the military will be installed at the high school as the result of a ...



Teens, Lawmakers Talk Vaping, Solutions  Riverhead, NY Patch

Teens, Lawmakers Talk Vaping, Solutions - Riverhead, NY - "Vaping is fast becoming a health crisis for this generation since we have no idea of the long term ...



Yolanda S. Garner  Riverhead News Review

Yolanda S. Garner of Riverhead died June 19 at Southampton Hospital. She was 52. She was born Dec. 28, 1966, to Mariam (Allen) and David Wright in ...



Street Renamed In Memory Of Hero Airman Killed In Copter Crash  Riverhead, NY Patch

Street Renamed In Memory Of Airman Killed In Crash - Riverhead, NY - The tribute comes a year after Tech. Sgt. Dashan Briggs and 6 other members of the ...



Former Riverhead resident found dead in Georgia  RiverheadLOCAL

Former Riverhead resident Gabriel Jackson of North Augusta, South Carolina was found dead Tuesday night in McDuffie County, Georgia. Jackson, 32, went ...



As NFL draft looms, Flanders' Ethan Greenidge waits for a call  RiverheadLOCAL

As fans all around the world eagerly tune in to this year's NFL draft, one local diamond in the rough from Flanders may just be one of the names called.



Peter B. Zuhoski Jr.  Riverhead News Review

Peter B. Zuhoski Jr. of Wading River entered into eternal rest July 19, 2019.Cherished husband of Christine for 44 years, he was a most dedicated father to.



Riverhead in 2018: the year in local news  RiverheadLOCAL

As 2018 draws to a close, let's take a look back at the year that was through a local lens. Riverhead made history in 2018 when the first female supervisor in the ...



Riverhead High School Receives Blue Star School Status  Patch.com

Photos courtesy of Riverhead Central School District. After implementing the W!SE Financial Literacy curriculum into Economics 12 courses in 2008, Riverhead ...



Friday night concert series canceled  RiverheadLOCAL

Townscape's Friday Night Concert Series, a summertime staple in downtown Riverhead for many years, is not taking place this year. “We're focusing our funds ...



Michael Hubbard, 22, remembered for his determined spirit  Riverhead News Review

The milestones were small, but celebrated with the same enthusiasm of any parent viewing their child's accomplishments. Michael Hubbard's days were.



Track team members seek community support to help them get to national meet  RiverheadLOCAL

Four members of the Riverhead girls varsity track team have qualified to run at the New Balance Outdoor National Track and Field meet this Friday (June 14) at ...



Eight years after an exploding 'gel candle' severely burned 14-year-old Michael Hubbard, his family prepares to say goodbye  RiverheadLOCAL

Eight years ago this evening, a 14-year-old Riverhead boy's life effectively ended in the fireball of an exploding “gel candle” — a decorative ceramic pot ...



Historic Aquebogue farm stand reopened by young brothers with roots in local agriculture  RiverheadLOCAL

Two brothers are giving a historic farm stand on the Main Road in Aquebogue a new lease on life. Longtime local residents will remember the farm stand as ...



Disciplinary charges filed against principal accused of student sex assault  News 12 Long Island

Disciplinary charges are being filed against the Riverhead High School principal accused of sexually assaulting a student.



William Conklin, 87  RiverheadLOCAL

William Conklin of Riverhead died Aug. 10, 2019 at Peconic Bay Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facility in Riverhead. He was 87 years old. Born on Feb.



Gary R. Hotchkiss  Riverhead News Review

Gary R. Hotchkiss of Southampton, formerly of Riverhead, died June 13. He was 64. He was born May 15, 1955, to Milo Hotchkiss and Irene Wrublewski in.



Riverhead salutes its women military members and veterans  RiverheadLOCAL

Riverhead saluted women in military *service* and women veterans last night with “Operation Eagle Heart,” a dinner and program at Polish Hall. The event was ...



Shooting at Calverton Hills Sunday afternoon under investigation; extra security at high school today  RiverheadLOCAL

(Updated: 9:35 a.m.) A shooting in the Calverton Hills condominium community injured a 23-year-old Mattituck man Sunday afternoon. Suffolk Police said the ...



Street Dedicated In Memory Of Fallen NYPD Detective  Riverhead, NY Patch

Street Dedicated to Fallen NYPD Detective - Riverhead, NY - A dedication ceremony in memory of fallen NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen will be held on June ...



District Announces New Assistant Principal of Riverhead High School  Patch.com

Riverhead, NY - The new assistant principal was announced at the Board of Education meeting on Tuesday.



Riverhead Holiday Guide 2018: Christmas parades, Santa sightings, tree lightings and more  RiverheadLOCAL

It's the most wonderful time of the year. There's no shortage of ways to enjoy the magic of the season in the Riverhead area and across the North Fork. Here's a ...



Youth winter softball clinic offered  RiverheadLOCAL

Riverhead High School Varsity Softball together with Riverhead Little League will offer a youth softball clinic Sunday, Jan. 13, from noon to 3 p.m. at the high ...



Suffolk Police charge Riverhead teen in Nov. 4 shooting in Calverton  RiverheadLOCAL

Suffolk Police have arrested a 17-year-old Riverhead boy in connection with a Nov. 4 shooting in Calverton that injured 23-year-old Mattituck man. Matthew ...



Riverhead Robotics Team Competes In World Championship  Patch.com

Robotics Team Competes In World Championship - Riverhead, NY - The VEX Robotics World Championship, in its 10th year, brings together the top 1400 ...



Meet the people running for Riverhead school board this year  RiverheadLOCAL

Seven people are seeking election to three open seats on the Riverhead Board of Education this year. The top two vote-getters in Tuesday's polling will win a ...



Riverhead High School Student Signs at Pace University  Patch.com

Riverhead, NY - Amanda Dickerson, midfield defender for the varsity lacrosse team, has signed to play lacrosse at the university.



Spirited Black History Celebration Held at Riverhead High School  Patch.com

Riverhead, NY - New to the program this year was a presentation of authentic South African cuisine by the high school cooking club, and an art display.



Trail Of Blue Tears Welcomes Fallen Hero Home  Riverhead, NY Patch

Trail Of Blue Tears Welcomes Fallen Hero Home - Riverhead, NY - Hearts bled blue as police cars and firetrucks lined the route of a Long Island processional ...



Riverhead High School Senior Honored For 13 Years Of Perfect Attendance  CBS Local

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — What is the longest you've ever gone without taking a sick day? A year, or a couple of years? As TV 10/55 Long Island ...



Riverhead Charter School looks to add secondary grades, eyes downtown location for high school  RiverheadLOCAL

Riverhead Charter School is advancing plans to establish the first charter high school in Suffolk County and is looking at locations in downtown Riverhead for ...



Clearing begins for new shopping center on Route 58  Riverhead News Review

Another shopping center is headed for Route 58 — and more could be coming in the future. Clearing has begun for the Garsten Retail Center on.



Blue Duck Bakery closes its Riverhead location  Riverhead News Review

After seven years in *service*, Blue Duck Bakery café in Riverhead served its last customer Monday.



Crowd Gathers For Street Dedication Honoring Fallen NYPD Hero  Riverhead, NY Patch

Street Dedication For Fallen NYPD Hero - Riverhead, NY - Under sunny skies, a crowd gathered to pay tribute to fallen NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen on the street ...



Lenard N. Makowski  Riverhead News Review

Lenard N. Makowski of Jamesport died April 29. He was 71. He was born Dec. 6, 1947, to Jennie and Bruno Makowski in Port Jefferson. Mr. Makowski.



Riverhead Little League celebrates opening day  RiverheadLOCAL

Cloudy skies and occasional rain couldn't dampen the spirits of Riverhead Little League players, coaches and fans today as the league celebrated the official ...



Michelle L. Farruggia  Riverhead News Review

Michelle L. Farruggia of Flanders died Feb. 15 at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead. She was 32. Ms. Farruggia was born Feb. 28, 1986, to Barbara ...



Colette L. Holgerson, 42  RiverheadLOCAL

Colette L. Holgerson of Calverton died Jan. 23, 2019, at Kanas Center for Hospice in Quiogue. She was 42. She was born Sept. 13, 1976, in Copiague to Robert ...



'Somebody's got to care' — Riverhead Medal of Honor recipient's last words evoke the life he lived  RiverheadLOCAL

The jungle in Pleiku Province, Vietnam is a long way from Riverhead. And a half-century is a long time. A war ends. New ones begin. More soldiers are killed.



How an LI school keeps a Vietnam vet's legacy alive  Newsday

Garfield Langhorn received the Medal of Honor posthumously for his bravery in the Vietnam War. Today, he is recognized annually through a student writing ...



Riverhead GOP picks its slate for November's town election  Riverhead News Review

The Riverhead Republican Committee on Monday nominated political newcomer Yvette Aguiar to run for supervisor.



Blue Waves Shine At Homecoming: Photos  Patch.com

Blue Waves Shine At Homecoming: Photos - Riverhead, NY - School spirit was in abundance, despite gloomy skies, at Riverhead High School's homecoming ...



Veteran Riverhead police detective and union leader Dixon Palmer retires  RiverheadLOCAL

Police officers from agencies across the region lined up outside Riverhead Town Police Department headquarters Wednesday afternoon to honor Det. Dixon ...



Riverhead High School Hosts Black History Celebration  Patch.com

Photo: Riverhead Central School District. Riverhead High School held its annual Black History Celebration last Thursday. Riverhead High School Assistant ...



Riverhead native, NYC hero cop Peter Cybulski, awarded NYPD Medal for Valor  RiverheadLOCAL

Riverhead native Peter Cybulski was honored by NYPD yesterday with a Medal for Valor, the department's third-highest award. The medal is “granted for acts of ...



Riverhead High School Students Visit Brookhaven National Laboratory  Patch.com

Riverhead High School science teacher Lance Mion, who teaches the Science Research Class, and High School Library Media Specialist Kim McGurk, ...



LI's Greenidge enjoys experience of Combine  Newsday

INDIANAPOLIS — Most of the players at the NFL Scouting Combine have spent their entire lives dreaming of and preparing for this opportunity. They've devoted ...



Harlem Wizards come to Riverhead for a slam-dunk good time on the court  RiverheadLOCAL

Kids of all ages had a rollicking, frolicking good time on the Riverhead High School basketball court last night when the Harlem Wizards came to town.



Mom Of Teen Who Apparently Took His Own Life: Our Hearts Are Totally Broken  Patch.com

After Son's Death: 'Our Hearts Are Totally Broken' - Riverhead, NY - Heartbroken mother Carmel Anderson said there were no signs, no warnings, before her ...



Frank J. Zambriski  Riverhead News Review

Frank J. Zambriski, a lifelong Riverhead resident, died at his home Feb. 7, 2019, surrounded by his family, at the age of 79. He was born Dec. 15, 1939, in.



Assistant basketball coach leaving Riverhead for Utica College  RiverheadLOCAL

Riverhead High School assistant coach Jalyn Brown is heading north next month to Utica College, where she'll be a graduate assistant coach as she pursues a ...



Carnal Hobson Sr., 84  RiverheadLOCAL

Carnal Hobson Sr. of Riverhead died May 22, 2019 at St. Charles Hospital in Port Jefferson. He was 84 years old. Born in Riverhead on May 9, 1935, he was the ...



Ruth Ann Buckley, 50  RiverheadLOCAL

Ruth Ann Buckley of Aquebogue died Nov. 17, 2018 at Kanas Center for Hospice Care in Quiogue from complications due to Spinocerebellar Ataxia. She was ...



Heartbroken Riverhead Community Mourns Teen After Sudden Death  Patch.com

RIVERHEAD, NY — Hearts are broken in Riverhead as the community struggles to comprehend the sudden death of a star high school football player.



Raymour & Flanigan to take over former Toys R Us location in Riverhead  Riverhead News Review

The former Toys R Us location on Route 58 in Riverhead will be taken over by a Raymour & Flanigan furniture store, and the new building under construction at ...



Cops: Shoreham man dies in motorcycle crash in Greenport  Riverhead News Review

A 50-year-old Shoreham man died Sunday night after a motorcycle crash in Greenport, according to Southold Town police. Jon Meeker was driving a 2001 ...



Fallen NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen is laid to rest in his hometown  RiverheadLOCAL

NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen was laid to rest today in Jamesport. Thousands of New York Police Department officers and city officials turned out for a funeral Mass ...



2 Riverhead High School Students Suspended For ‘Tebowing’  CBS New York

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow is the fourth-quarter phenomenon who's been wowing football fans all across the ...



Riverhead High School Hosts Harlem Wizards Basketball Fundraiser  Patch.com

Photos courtesy of the Riverhead Central School District. The Harlem Wizards basketball phenomenon returned to Riverhead again this year. As the Harlem ...



Photos: Blue Waves celebrate homecoming with Main Street parade  RiverheadLOCAL

Blue Waves fans and the Riverhead school community turned out for the Riverhead High School homecoming parade this afternoon — a perfect day for a ...



Barbara A. Palmer  Riverhead News Review

Barbara A. Palmer of Calverton passed away April 19. She was 74. She was born in Southampton Oct. 17, 1944, to Lois (Carlyle) and Robert.



Riverhead Country Fair returns for 43rd year this weekend  RiverheadLOCAL

Columbus Day weekend is here, and that means it's time for the Riverhead Country Fair. The fair is a 43-year annual ritual for local farmers, craftsmen, bakers ...



Blue Waves alumnae to return to Riverhead High School gym March 17  RiverheadLOCAL

More than 30 Blue Waves alumnae are ready to hit the court on March 17 for the first-ever Riverhead High School girls basketball alumni day game. The event ...



Cops: Flanders man killed in two-car crash on Flanders Road  Riverhead News Review

A 20-year-old Flanders man died early Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle crash on Flanders Road in Hampton Bays, according to Southampton Town Police.



Edmund W. Pelis  Riverhead News Review

Edmund W. Pelis of Calverton died July 4 at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead. He was 69.He was born Sept. 24, 1949, to Edmond and Evelyn (Sujecki) ...



Robert D. Brown, 48  RiverheadLOCAL

Robert D. “Bobby” Brown of Bellmore and Riverhead died Jan. 12, 2019 at North Shore University Hospital in Manhassett. He was 48. He was born Jan.



Kiwanis honors five for community service  RiverheadLOCAL

The Kiwanis Club of Greater Riverhead honored five community leaders today at its 18th annual Breakfast of Stars event. The Rev. Mary Cooper, Lisa ...



AP Scholars Shine In Riverhead  Patch.com

RIVERHEAD, NY — A proud Riverhead Central School district announced recently that 28 Riverhead High School seniors have earned the title of Advanced ...



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