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03/20/18 8:47pm
03/20/2018 8:47 PM

Spring has sprung and a new season has begun.

Not that it felt or looked like spring. Banks of snow were piled along the sides of the girls lacrosse field at the Pulaski Sports Complex in Riverhead (with the promise of more snow to come) and temperatures were in the mid-30s. Just a few hours after spring officially arrived, Mattituck/Southold and Riverhead ushered in their own season with Tuesday’s non-league game. READ

03/18/18 5:59am

The Cranberry Bog Preserve in Riverhead is a 165-acre park of whats left of an abandoned cranberry-growing operation. Nature trails allow for sights of the Little Peconic River as well as different bird species and other wildlife.

This month was the grand opening of a new footbridge at the preserve.

Spend a minute there with us.

03/15/18 6:00am
03/15/2018 6:00 AM

News that the Diocese of Rockville Centre will close Bishop McGann-Mercy High School in Riverhead at the end of the current school year broke late in the day on Monday. News of an impending announcement was delivered to the homes of students at the high school via robocalls, with the announcement itself coming in a video statement, delivered by Bishop John Barres, posted on the diocese’s website. READ

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02/10/18 3:00pm
02/10/2018 3:00 PM

New York State highway crews will remove the remaining ‘I ♥ NY’ signs throughout the state in the face of losing a reported $14 million in federal funding.

The ones in Orient were removed in July 2016, shortly after they first went up, after an outcry from state and local officials. One, smaller one, remains in Riverhead on the Long Island Expressway. READ