Daily Update

Daily Update: Officials call for renewed effort to aid ‘forgotten’ essential workers, heat advisory in effect

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Here are the headlines across the North Fork for Friday, August 27:


Petition condemns First Street house project in New Suffolk as ‘too big’

Town Board considers organizing community roundtable discussions on substance abuse


Officials call for renewed efforts to aid ‘forgotten’ essential workers

Town Board prepares to make outdoor dining in downtown Riverhead permanent


North Fork Open Houses: 10 listings to check out for the weekend of August 28


Expect sunny skies today with a high temperature of about 89 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. The low tonight will be around 68. A heat advisory is effect until 8 p.m. and an air quality alert is en effect from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.