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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 ...



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 ...



Long Island High School Principal Reassigned After Being Accused Of Sexually Abusing 18-Year-Old Senior  CBS New York

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — An investigation is being launched into the sexual behavior of a respected high school principal on Long Island. A member ...



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

Lockdown Lifted Racist Threat: District - Riverhead, NY - A 911 call was made from the LI high school about a "possible act of violence," police say.



Charles Domitrz  Riverhead News Review

Charles Domitrz, formerly of Riverhead, died of lung cancer June 24 at Northeast Regional Center for Rehabilitation in Lake Katrine, N.Y. He was 64. He was.



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 ...



Charles Domitrz, 64  RiverheadLOCAL

Former Riverhead resident Charles Domitrz died of lung cancer June 24, 2019. at the North East Regional Center for Rehabilitation in Lake Katrina, N.Y..



Riverhead HS principal reassigned pending investigation  Riverhead News Review

UPDATE (Wednesday, May 1): Det. Sgt. Ed Frost of the Riverhead Town Police Department said Wednesday that the Riverhead Central School District filed a ...



Riverhead Central School District has been pursuing possible purchase of former McGann-Mercy site since last summer  RiverheadLOCAL

The Riverhead Central School district is in negotiations with the Diocese of Rockville Centre about purchasing the former McGann-Mercy campus. Both the ...



More accusations against former Riverhead principal  RiverheadLOCAL

A 35-year-old woman has filed a notice of claim with Eastport-South Manor Central School District accusing Charles Regan of rape and sexual assault when she ...



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 ...



William Joseph Wulforst, 73  RiverheadLOCAL

Former longtime Baiting Hollow resident William Joseph Wulforst of Los Angeles died June 13 in Los Angeles. He was 73. He was born May 10, 1946, to Harold ...



Riverhead Athletes Sign With Colleges  Riverhead, NY Patch

Riverhead Athletes Sign With Colleges - Riverhead, NY - Nine Riverhead seniors signed letters of intent last week. Congratulations to all the young athletes!



Leon J. Jasinski Sr., 94  RiverheadLOCAL

Leon J. Jasinski Sr. of Riverhead died June 17, 2019, at his home. He was 94. He was born May 13, 1925, in Sagaponack to Polish immigrants Aleksander and ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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..



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 ...



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 ...



Riverhead school district continues negotiations for McGann-Mercy purchase  RiverheadLOCAL

The Riverhead Central School District and the Diocese of Rockville Centre “continue to negotiate the terms of acquisition” by the district of the former ...



Six months after McGann-Mercy closing, fate of campus still unknown  RiverheadLOCAL

Six months after the Diocese of Rockville Centre shuttered McGann-Mercy High School and nearly three months after it told parents a $10 million deal for the ...



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 ...



Meet Dr. Stephen Hudson, new principal at Riverhead Middle School  RiverheadLOCAL

Stephen Hudson is happy to be home. The new Riverhead Middle School principal began his career at Riverhead Middle School 14 years ago. “I'm truly excited ...



New middle school principal named  RiverheadLOCAL

Riverhead Middle School has a new principal. Dr. Stephen Hudson was appointed to the post last night by the Riverhead Board of Education. Hudson succeeds ...



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 ...



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 ...



Riverhead  Newsday

SPENDING $144,430,212, a 2.88 percent increase from the current $140,380,950. TAX LEVY 2.21 percent increase, from $102,280,638 to $104,541,394.



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 ...



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 ...



School board hires new principal for Aquebogue Elementary School  RiverheadLOCAL

The Riverhead school district has hired a new principal for Aquebogue Elementary School to succeed Phil Kent, who is retiring at the end of this school year.



School board meeting, budget hearing set for Tuesday, following week of scandal  RiverheadLOCAL

The Riverhead Board of Education will hold a public hearing Tuesday night on its proposed $144.4 million operating budget for the 2019-2020 academic year.



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.



School budget passes; Downs, Wallace elected  RiverheadLOCAL

(Updated — 10:55 p.m.) Riverhead school district voters Tuesday approved the 2019-2020 operating budget and re-elected Laurie Downs and elected Matthew ...



Four arrested in DWI enforcement in Riverhead  RiverheadLOCAL

Four people were arrested as a result of an enforcement action in Riverhead last night by the Suffolk County District Attorney's East End DWI Task Force, ...



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 ...



New school security director presents assessment and recommendations  RiverheadLOCAL

Riverhead school district's security department was severely short-staffed, guards were not deployed efficiently — and handling non-security tasks that detracted ...



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."



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



School district hires new security firm  RiverheadLOCAL

Riverhead Central School District will start the new school year with a new security firm overseeing school safety — the fourth time in the past five years that the ...



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 ...



Riverhead joins four other school districts to advocate for 'fair share' of state aid  RiverheadLOCAL

Riverhead has joined with four other area districts — Glen Cove, Westbury, Port Chester and Ossining — to advocate for change to the state aid funding formula.



Former Riverhead teacher's federal lawsuit against district is dismissed  RiverheadLOCAL

A $20 million federal lawsuit brought by a former Phillips Avenue Elementary School teacher charging the Riverhead Central School District with race ...



DA Sini brings manslaughter charges in overdose death of Riverhead man  RiverheadLOCAL

Three men accused of dealing heroin cut with fentanyl are facing multiple narcotics charges, with two of them charged with manslaughter in the overdose death ...



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 ...



Emily A. Whitney  Riverhead News Review

Emily A. Whitney died May 6 at Peconic Bay Medical Center. She was 95. She was born to Marie Flohn and Irving Schneider March 29, 1924, in Brooklyn,



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 ...



Closer Look: A student, a principal and an unthinkable situation in Riverhead  Riverhead News Review

Brought to you by: In this week's episode of Closer Look, Times Review reporter Kate Nalepinski and editor Joe Werkmeister join host Grant Parpan.



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 ...



LI's Greenidge enjoys experience of Combine  Newsday

Some scouts project Greenidge as a sixth- or seventh-round pick, and the chances are pretty good that even if he isn't drafted he'll get a chance to be on an NFL ...



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 ...



Diocese tells East End Catholic Education group it has already sold McGann-Mercy  RiverheadLOCAL

The Diocese of Rockville Centre Monday dealt a crushing blow to a group hoping to open an independent Catholic high school on the former McGann-Mercy ...



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 ...



Fifteen arrested in massive law enforcement action in Riverhead early Wednesday morning  RiverheadLOCAL

(Updated 6:30 p.m.) A joint operation conducted by “numerous law enforcement agencies” resulted in 15 arrests for trafficking crack cocaine in Riverhead this ...



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 ...



Enough 'stonewalling and spinning'  RiverheadLOCAL

“You can fool all of the people some of the time, and you can fool some of the people all of the time but you can't fool all people all the time.” A saying that's been ...



School vote May 21: $144.4 million budget and two school board seats at stake  RiverheadLOCAL

Voters go to the polls tomorrow to give the Riverhead school district's proposed $144.4 operating budget thumbs-up or thumbs-down. Voters will also fill two ...



March planned in Riverhead Tuesday to advocate for expanded access to driver's licenses in New York  RiverheadLOCAL

Civil rights advocates are planning a march in Riverhead tomorrow for access to driver's licenses by undocumented immigrants. Bills currently pending in the ...



Downtown Riverhead, then and now  RiverheadLOCAL

While growing up just north of Railroad Avenue and spending much time at my grandparent's house on East Avenue, I spent most of my youth in downtown ...



Homeside Florist and Greenhouses closes  RiverheadLOCAL

An iconic Riverhead business has closed its doors. Homeside Florist and Greenhouses, which the Olsen family operated on Main Road in Riverhead since 1954 ...



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 ...



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

Correction appended. See below. It was a pretty typical school board meeting Tuesday night. The seven elected trustees spent an hour or so meeting behind ...



Barbara A. Palmer, 74  RiverheadLOCAL

Barbara A. Palmer of Calverton died on April 19, 2019. She was 74 years old. She was born in Southampton on October 17, 1944 to Lois (Carlyle) and Robert ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

Student Charged With Making Threat: Police - Riverhead, NY - Parents shared a Snapchat post that showed a gun and said "excited for school tm."



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 ...



Fifteen people charged with trafficking crack cocaine on the East End  RiverheadLOCAL

Earlier today, three separate indictments were unsealed in federal court in Central Islip charging 12 defendants as part of a coordinated federal and state ...



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.



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 ...



Video By Friend Pays Heartfelt Tribute To Fallen NYPD Detective  Riverhead, NY Patch

Video Pays Tribute To Fallen NYPD Detective - Riverhead, NY - One of the most beautiful tributes to fallen NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen you'll ever see.



Multiple white nationalist group posters appear in downtown Riverhead  RiverheadLOCAL

A Riverhead man reports removing at least seven posters promoting the white nationalist group Patriot Front in downtown Riverhead this month. Kristopher ...



Five face federal charges for alleged drug trafficking in Riverhead area  RiverheadLOCAL

Five people were charged in federal court yesterday with trafficking heroin, fentanyl and crack cocaine in the Riverhead area. Robert Quarles, 43, of Mastic, ...



Turnout for school budget vote at historic low  RiverheadLOCAL

If you're a registered voter in the Riverhead Central School District, did you vote in last Tuesday's election? If not, you're not alone. In fact, more than 90 percent ...



School bus carrying kids to park hits railroad bridge on Raynor Avenue  RiverheadLOCAL

A school bus carrying about 30 Riverhead Charter School students got stuck under the railroad bridge on Raynor Avenue this morning. No one was injured in ...



'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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Local officials to Suffolk IDA: Say 'no' to new culinary school tax abatement  RiverheadLOCAL

Riverhead Town and school district officials implored the Suffolk IDA to reject an application for a 10-year, 100-percent property tax abatement for the owner of ...



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.



In split vote, Riverhead board of education extends superintendent's contract  RiverheadLOCAL

Riverhead Schools Superintendent Dr. Aurelia Henriquez had her employment contract extended by the board of education Tuesday night over the objection of ...



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 ...



On the Docks at Meetinghouse Creek: casual American waterfront dining  RiverheadLOCAL

The restaurant at Lighthouse Marina on Meetinghouse Creek is under new ownership this season. On the Docks opened its doors last month in the former Phil's ...



Riverhead school bus driver saves choking child  RiverheadLOCAL

A Riverhead school bus driver saved a Pulaski Street School student with the Heimlich maneuver Friday afternoon. The student was choking on a doughnut right ...



Planet Fitness coming to Sports Authority location, according to plans filed with town  RiverheadLOCAL

Owners of the former Sports Authority store are seeking to divide the 45,085-square-foot building into three separate storefronts, which would house a Planet ...



Storm causes significant coastal flooding in Riverhead  RiverheadLOCAL

(Updated: 3:20 p.m.) Numerous roads in coastal areas are flooding as the afternoon high tide comes in. Areas along the Peconic Riverfront had several inches ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Judith A. Blake, 74  RiverheadLOCAL

Judith A. Blake of Riverhead died Jan. 11, 2019 at the Kanas Center for Hospice Care. She was 74 years old. Born in New Britain, Connecticut on Dec. 7, 1944 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Fireworks, street painting and Memorial Day observances: holiday weekend events  RiverheadLOCAL

The upcoming three-day weekend marks the unofficial start of the summer season and there will be plenty of sunshine to bask in all weekend long, according to ...



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