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Sophomore makes her mark volunteering | Features  Bristol Herald Courier

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. — A Riverhead High School student has been making her mark through a variety of advocacy and volunteer work.



Robert Rogers, 79  RiverheadLOCAL

Robert Rogers of Aquebogue died Dec. 28, 2018 at Peconic Bay Medical Center. He was 79 years old. He was born Nov. 6, 1939 to Bruno and Ann (Harris) ...



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 ...



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 ...



James D. Doroski, 74  RiverheadLOCAL

James D. Doroski of Laurel died Dec. 26, 2018. He was 74 years old. Born in Riverhead on Nov. 23, 1944, he was the son of Bruno P. and Anna (Kushierz) ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Riverhead High School Class of '83 sets 35th reunion  RiverheadLOCAL

Hard to believe, but 35 years have passed since the Class of 1983 last walked the halls of Riverhead High School. Class of '83 Blue Waves are invited to meet ...



Riverhead students to participate in National School Walkout on March 14  RiverheadLOCAL

Riverhead High School students will be participating in the National School Walkout on Wednesday. The walkout is being organized across the country to ...



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 ...



After school closes, teens find new homecoming  Newsday

One year ago, Ryan Waski and Jordyn Stromski never would have guessed they'd be celebrating homecoming on Sept. 29 wearing the blue and white Mardi ...



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 ...



Riverhead High Grad 1 Of 7 Killed In Military Copter Crash  Riverhead, NY Patch

RIVERHEAD, NY — Hearts are broken in Riverhead as family and friends remember a member of the Air National Guard's 106th Rescue Wing, who, along with ...



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 ...



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.



Meet the top 15 of the Class of '18  RiverheadLOCAL

Riverhead High School has announced the top 15 students of its Class of 2018. Leading the group are valedictorian Juliette Lehman and salutatorian Olivia ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



School To Retire Jersey Of Hero Airman Killed In Copter Crash  Westhampton, NY Patch

School To Retire Jersey Of Hero Airman Killed - Westhampton-Hampton Bays, NY - The football jersey of Tech. Sgt. Dashan Briggs will be retired by his school ...



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.



Charles Benson Bloss, 78  RiverheadLOCAL

Charles Benson Bloss of Aquebogue died Dec. 15, 2018 at Oasis Rehabilitation. He was 78 years old. He was born Dec. 20, 1939 in Utica, New York to Charles ...



Marilyn E. Parker, 55  RiverheadLOCAL

Marilyn E. Parker of Riverhead died Sept. 24, 2018 at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing. She was 55 years old. She was born in Riverhead on ...



Hamptons Cheat Sheet: Town officials look to buy and raze a Hampton Bays motel to build luxury condos … & more  The Real Deal

The latest news in commercial and residential real estate from the Hamptons.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



James C. McBurnie, 70  RiverheadLOCAL

James C. McBurnie of Florida, formerly of Riverhead, died at his home on Sept. 21, 2018. He was 70 years old. He was born April 27, 1948 in Riverhead to ...



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 ...



John C. Anderson, 85  RiverheadLOCAL

John C. Anderson of Jamesport died July 26, 2018 at Peconic Bay Medical Center. He was 85 years old. He was born in Jamesport on May 16, 1933, the son of ...



GoFundMe For Family Of Hero Killed In Military Copter Crash  Riverhead, NY Patch

Hero Killed In Copter Crash, GoFundMe Created - Riverhead, NY - "There are not enough words to describe what amazing young man Dashan Briggs was.



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 ...



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 ...



Stephen Joseph Paskiewicz, 70  RiverheadLOCAL

Stephen Joseph Paskiewicz of Baiting Hollow died Oct. 21 in Poipu, Hawaii. He was 70 years old. He was born May 12, 1948 to Stephen Paskiewicz and Jennie ...



A first for Riverhead: Town recognizes National Coming Out Day  RiverheadLOCAL

It was a first for the Town of Riverhead. On Tuesday night, the Riverhead Town Board formally recognized National Coming Out Day and, donning ...



Photos: A Blue Waves reunion on the basketball court for alumni day  RiverheadLOCAL

Riverhead girls basketball alumni took to the court yesterday in a benefit game to support a youth program. “The number of girls trying out has been dwindling,” ...



School board members, district staff recognized for contributions  RiverheadLOCAL

There was little public comment at a public hearing on the proposed 2018-2019 budget. Former school board member Angela DeVito expressed concern about ...



Dawn M. Lewin, 50  RiverheadLOCAL

Dawn M. Lewin of Calverton died August 26, 2018. She was 50 years old. She was born January 11, 1968 in Riverhead to Fredric and Mary (Sobieray) Lewin.



Riverhead varsity cheerleaders advance to finals in national championship  RiverheadLOCAL

For the second straight year, the Riverhead varsity cheerleading team made it to the finals in the Universal Cheerleaders Association National High School ...



Lloyd R. Scott, 43  RiverheadLOCAL

Lloyd R. Scott of Calverton died Sept. 11, 2018 at Peconic Bay Medical Center. He was 43 years old. He was born September 26, 1974 in Freehold, New Jersey ...



Riverhead pays last respects to fallen hero, Tech. Sgt. Dashan Briggs, RHS '07  RiverheadLOCAL

A cool mist began to fall just as the funeral cortege of a fallen hero approached Riverhead High School. A low-flying military helicopter appeared in the overcast ...



Students Commemorate Black History Month With Song, Skits  Riverhead, NY Patch

Black History Month Celebrated In Riverhead - Riverhead, NY - "The evening was an authentic representation of what it means to be a true community."



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 ...



Growing up black in 1960s Riverhead  RiverheadLOCAL

I had the opportunity to sit and talk with an admirable and honorable man who holds his family and community values close to his heart. He is the epitome of a ...



Riverhead Town adopts apprenticeship requirement for large municipal construction contracts  RiverheadLOCAL

In a long-sought victory for construction trade unions, Riverhead Town has amended its procurement policy to require contractors and subcontractors on certain ...



School bus carrying Riverhead students to BOCES in crash; several 'minor' injuries  RiverheadLOCAL

A crash involving a school bus transporting Riverhead High School students to Eastern Suffolk BOCES in Bellport sent several students to the hospital this ...



Services Set For Riverhead Military Hero Killed In Copter Crash  Riverhead, NY Patch

Services For 4 Military Heroes Killed In Crash - Riverhead, NY - The lives of 4 heroes from the NY Air National Guard's 106th Rescue Wing in Westhampton are ...



Avery E. Young - Riverhead News Review  Riverhead News Review

Avery Edwin Young of Aquebogue passed away on June 13. Avery was 86 years old, born in Riverhead and grew up on the family farm on Main Road in ...



Downtown workforce housing project draws 901 applicants for 45 apartments  RiverheadLOCAL

Forty-five apartments. Nine hundred and one prospective tenants. Only a small portion of the 901 people who sent in applications for one of the 45 new rental ...



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 ...



Riverhead celebrates the holiday season with a big parade and bonfire  RiverheadLOCAL

Hundreds turned out to watch the Lion's Club Christmas Parade on Main Street in Riverhead Saturday afternoon. The parade featured floats, the Riverhead High ...



Baseball: Riverhead pair has playoffs on their mind  Riverhead News Review

Baseball has been good to Scott Thompson and Darnell Chandler. The two Riverhead High School seniors will move on to play at the NCAA Division II level, but ...



Kindergarteners and high-schoolers get together for 'A Merry Monster Celebration'  RiverheadLOCAL

Today was a monster day for Aquebogue Elementary School kindergartners. The elementary school students designed monsters that Riverhead High School ...



Riverhead massage parlor shut down in police raid, two women arrested: cops  RiverheadLOCAL

Riverhead police, fire marshal and code enforcement officers, in an operation conducted jointly with Suffolk County Police Intel detectives and Immigration and ...



Riverhead High School Students Participate in WISE Program  Patch.com

Thirty-two Riverhead High School students recently participated in the Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) program and many of them attended the ...



Fallen Tech. Sgt. Briggs to be honored with Riverhead street renaming  News 12 Long Island

Memorial Day Weekend is really a time to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice.



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 ...



Funeral cortege for fallen airman will pass through Riverhead today  RiverheadLOCAL

The funeral procession of Tech. Sgt. Dashan J. Briggs, a Riverhead native among seven airmen who died in a helicopter crash in western Iraq March 15, will ...



Tech. Sgt. Dashan Briggs Day fundraiser planned to help fallen hero's family  RiverheadLOCAL

Friends of Tech. Sgt. Dashan Briggs, a Riverhead native who perished in a helicopter crash in Iraq in March, are organizing a fundraiser to help the family he left ...



Maxwell Alexander Tuthill, 23  RiverheadLOCAL

Maxwell Alexander Tuthill of Riverhead, formerly of Jamesport, died Aug. 10, 2018. He was 23 years old. He was born at St. Charles Hospital in Port Jefferson ...



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, ...



Riverhead lacrosse community comes together to honor of one of its own  RiverheadLOCAL

It was a stirring and emotional day for the men of the Riverhead lacrosse program, alumni who came together to honor the memory of one of their own and raise ...



Riverhead schools celebrate African American history and culture  RiverheadLOCAL

The community came together last night at Riverhead High School for a spirited celebration of African American history and culture at Riverhead High School.



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.



Hundreds Turn Out In Riverhead To Honor Iconic Farmer  Riverhead, NY Patch

Hundreds Turn Out In Riverhead To Honor Farmer - Riverhead, NY - Hundreds, including Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, packed Martha Clara ...



Harlem Wizards to return to Riverhead for a night of madcap hoops  RiverheadLOCAL

The Harlem Wizards are bringing their zany antics back to town on Nov. 9, when they'll go head-to-head against faculty and staff of Riverhead High School for ...



Riverhead High School Hosts Class Competition  Patch.com

Riverhead High School Student Government and class officers hosted a Class Competition earlier this month organized by Student Body Presidnt Katie McKillop ...



Vaping is on the rise among Riverhead teens, but many parents don't even know what it is, say counselors and kids alike  RiverheadLOCAL

The topic of vaping was front and center yesterday at a community event hosted by the CAP Community Coalition in Riverhead. Parents of teens and other older ...



Riverhead Police Blotter: Two arrested for skipping out on dinner bill in Riverhead  Riverhead News Review

Riverhead Town police arrested two people for theft after allegedly not paying a dinner bill at Jerry and the Mermaid restaurant Friday. Holly White, 31, of ...



Riverhead High School Hosts Pre-Prom Red Carpet Reception  Patch.com

The Riverhead Community Awareness Program, Inc. (CAP), partnered with Riverhead High School and the Peconic Bay Medical Center (PBMC) Health ...



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.



Photos: Riverhead's Run to Remember  RiverheadLOCAL

Riverhead's Fourth Annual Run to Remember drew nearly 200 people to the 5K run/walk that starts and ends at Riverhead High School. Two-hundred and ...



Riverhead Students Participate in ALS Ride For Life  Patch.com

Chris Pendergast, along with his wife, Christine Pendergast, once again he participated in this year's 18th Annual Ride For Life.



Riverhead High School Senior Signs to Play at Villanova University  Patch.com

Photo courtesy of Riverhead Central School District. Riverhead High School recently announced that Senior Ethan Greenidge, has signed to play football for the ...



Video: What's new at Riverhead's high school and middle school this fall  RiverheadLOCAL

The halls of both the high school and middle school are buzzing with activity and excitement in the last days of summer as construction workers put the finishing ...



Jamesport memorial service salutes 9/11 heroes and our nation's veterans  RiverheadLOCAL

About 50 local residents gathered on the green in Jamesport this afternoon for the first annual Jamesport Memorial *Service* honoring the heroes of the Sept.



Elementary students given option to transfer to Aquebogue as Riverhead schools labeled 'focus schools' by state  RiverheadLOCAL

Almost every Riverhead public school has been identified as a “focus school” this coming school year due to low academic performance on state tests by certain ...



Remembering — and learning from — a hometown hero, PFC Garfield Langhorn  RiverheadLOCAL

The Pulaski Street School auditorium was filled to capacity Friday morning but the audience of excited sixth-graders fell silent as ceremonies got underway to ...



The Work We Do: David Borders, Scoshire Kennels - Riverhead News Review  Riverhead News Review

'The Work We Do' is a Riverhead News Review multimedia project profiling workers on the North Fork. It is made possible by Peconic Landing in Greenport.



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 ...



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 ...



LI's 2008 valedictorians: Where are they now?  Newsday

Newsday caught up with some of Long Island's high school valedictorians from 2008. Here's what they've been up to, and the advice they have for today's ...



'We are for your rights': Students stage walkouts across U.S. to back Second Amendment  USA TODAY

Students at schools across the nation walked out of classrooms Wednesday to show their support for the Second Amendment and show not every young person ...



Friends, family remember Staff Sgt. Dashan Briggs  Riverhead News Review

In his early 20s, after playing football at Morrisville State College, he began to think about the next chapter in his life. He decided to join the military.



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

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



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 High School Hosts Fourth Annual Crazy Sports Night  Patch.com

Riverhead High School hosted their Fourth Annual Crazy Sports night, sponsored by the PTO Executive Council, on Friday night.



Riverhead High School robotics team named tournament champions  Riverhead News Review

The Riverhead Robotics team was among this year's tournament champions at the Southern NYS competition, district officials announced this week.



Riverhead native opens yoga studio in Calverton  Riverhead News Review

This will be the only yoga studio between Wading River and Mattituck.



Riverhead Robotics Team Headed To World Competition  Patch.com

Riverhead Robotics Team Going To World Competition - Riverhead, NY - The VEX Robotics World Championship, in its tenth year, will bring together the top ...



Riverhead Blotter: Riverhead man faces DWI charge - Riverhead News Review  Riverhead News Review

A police officer pulled the man over in the parking lot of Payless Shoes and determined that he was intoxicated, according to police.



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 ...



A bittersweet day for the Class of 2017  RiverheadLOCAL

Heavy rain this morning forced Riverhead High School's commencement indoors this year. Ceremonies were held in a packed and sweltering gymnasium.



Five vie for three seats on Riverhead Board of Education  RiverheadLOCAL

It's a five-way race for three open school board seats in the Riverhead Central School District this year. Chris Dorr of Baiting Hollow, Greg Fischer of Calverton, ...



Honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice: a day to remember  RiverheadLOCAL

Riverhead veterans groups, elected officials, firefighters, EMS, NJROTC, scouts and the high school marching band came together today for a parade through ...



Patrick Burke named assistant principal of Riverhead High School  Riverhead LOCAL

Social studies teacher Patrick Burke has been named assistant principal at Riverhead High School.



Funeral held for guardsman killed in Iraq helicopter crash  News 12 Long Island

Funeral services were held today for Tech. Sgt. Dashan Briggs, of Port Jeff Station – one of four members of the Air National Guard's 106th Rescue Wing who ...



Get to know Riverhead's valedictorian and salutatorian  Riverhead News Review

Riverhead High School's valedictorian, Kyle Gevinski, marched to the top of his class with a weighted grade point average of 109.3556, the school district.



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