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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 ...



After Threat, District Seeks School Security Feedback With Survey  Riverhead, NY Patch

District Seeks Parent Feedback On School Security - Riverhead, NY - "We take these threats very seriously, and I will always react as if one of my own children is ...



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.



Friends Raising Funds To Help Family Of Fallen NYPD Hero  Riverhead, NY Patch

Friends Raising Funds For Family Of Fallen Hero - Riverhead, NY - Det. Brian Simonsen "was an amazing friend who touched everyone who knew him. He was ...



Suffolk County Historical Society opens its doors to people of all abilities  RiverheadLOCAL

“I've been driving by this building for 45 years or so. I always wondered what was inside. But I could never get in.” Those words, spoken today by Frank ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



Heartbroken LI Community Mourns Fallen NYPD Hero; Services Set  Riverhead, NY Patch

LI Community Mourns Fallen Hero; Services Set - Riverhead, NY - "'Smiles' was a friend to everyone who knew him." Hearts are broken as a community ...



Hampton Bays Opened Hearts To Host 20,000 For NYPD Heros Funeral  Westhampton, NY Patch

Hampton Bays Opened Arms To Lay Hero To Rest - Westhampton-Hampton Bays, NY - How Hampton Bays welcomed 20000 mourners for NYPD hero's funeral ...



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 ...



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."



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



North Fork Event Highlights: St. Patrick's Day Weekend  Dan's Papers

Have a look at just some of the fun and exciting events happening on the North Fork over St. Patrick's Day weekend, March 16–17, 2019. Make sure to call ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 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 ...



Michelle L. Farruggia, 32  RiverheadLOCAL

Michelle L. Farruggia of Flanders died Feb. 15, 2019 at Peconic Bay Medical Center. She was 32 years old. Born in Port Jefferson on Feb. 28, 1986, she was the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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) ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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."



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 ...



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.



'Empty Bowls' event helps stock a school food pantry's shelves  RiverheadLOCAL

The third annual “Empty Bowls” event, a fundraiser for the Phillips Avenue food pantry, took place Thursday evening at Riverhead High School. Students in the ...



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 ...



Gregory Turchick, 59  RiverheadLOCAL

Lifelong Riverhead resident Gregory Turchick died Jan. 22, 2019, at his home. He was 59 years old. He was born March 14, 1959, in Riverhead to Harry and ...



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.



Riverhead community rallies to help mom of 2-year-old diagnosed with aggressive brain cancer  RiverheadLOCAL

A Riverhead native's hometown community is coming together to help her in a time of desperate need. Michelle Moore's 2-year-old daughter is fighting for her ...



Frank J. Zambriski, 79  RiverheadLOCAL

Frank J. Zambriski, a lifelong resident of Riverhead died at his home on Feb. 7, 2019. He was 79 years old. He was born on Dec. 15, 1939 in Southampton to ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Police Searching For Missing Riverhead Teen  Riverhead, NY Patch

Police Searching For Missing Riverhead Teen - Riverhead, NY - Have you seen him?



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,” ...



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 ...



Frank Mackie, 60  RiverheadLOCAL

Former Riverhead resident Frank W. Mackie of Port Charlotte, Fla. died Dec. 23, 2018 at the age of 60. He was a retired Riverhead Town police officer.



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 ...



Avery E. Young  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 ...



'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.



Flanders native is 'Married at First Sight' on Lifetime reality show airing Jan. 1  RiverheadLOCAL

Imagine marrying a total stranger? Sure, almost anyone who's been married any length of time can look back on their courtship and early marriage and say that, ...



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 ...



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 ...



Honoring Fallen NYPD Hero: Streets Lined With Blue, Black Ribbons  Westhampton, NY Patch

Honoring Fallen NYPD Hero With Blue Ribbons - Westhampton-Hampton Bays, NY - Here's how to donate and help Hampton Bays honor NYPD Detective Brian ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Lewis Stanley Tomaszewski  Riverhead News Review

Lewis Stanley Tomaszewski, a longtime resident of Jamesport, died peacefully Jan. 21 at Holbrook Senior Living. He was 98.Lewis was born in Jamesport Oct.



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 ...



Teen Heads Back To Big Top For Circus Dreams, Death-Defying Acts  Riverhead, NY Patch

Circus Dreams As Local Teen Heads Back To Big Top - Riverhead, NY - It's the second exciting season with Circus Smirkus for William Borges, 17. See his ...



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. During the event, Riverhead ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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) ...



Riverhead mourns John Anderson, football star  Newsday

As the Riverhead community mourns the death of popular student-athlete John Anderson, his distraught father is trying to understand why he took his own life.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 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 ...



Fallen NYPD Hero Laid To Rest, Police Announce Traffic Delays  Southampton, NY Patch

Fallen Hero Laid To Rest, Traffic Delays Expected - Southampton, NY - As thousands head to Hampton Bays to pay their final respects to a fallen hero this week, ...



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, ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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. Joining the Pendergasts in the ...



Riverhead native opens yoga studio in Calverton  Riverhead News Review

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



Long Island's 2008 valedictorians 10 years later  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 ...



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