Riverhead High School
Education Riverhead

Riverhead School Budget Revote is Tuesday

After the Riverhead Central School District's $147.1 million school budget failed by 52.7 percent in an all-mail in vote June 9, the district is putting up the budget again for a re-vote next Tuesday, July 28. The budget vote will be held in person at the district's four elementary schools — voters will cast ballots at the elementary school that corresponds to where children living at their address would attend
Riverhead's Pulaski Street School is in need of a serious expansion.
Education Riverhead

Riverhead School Budget Fails When Most East End School Budgets Get Landslide Victories

Pictured Above: Riverhead's Pulaski Street School is in need of a serious expansion. While most East End school districts saw their budgets pass by wide margins in the first-ever all-mail balloting for school budget votes, Riverhead's budget had failed by the time all votes were counted Wednesday afternoon. In total, 6,020 school budget votes were cast in Riverhead, with 52.7 percent voting 'no' on the proposed $147.1 million budget. The
New York Cancer & Blood Specialists
Health Riverhead

New Cancer Care Center opens in Riverhead

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists opened its newest cancer care center at 750 Old Country Road, Riverhead on Jan. 20.  The center, one of more than 20 located across Long Island, has access to cutting-edge medical technology and equipment, including advanced PET/CT Scans and state-of-the-art radiation therapy, and will also offer clinical trials and an on-site pharmacy where patients can pick up their medication after visiting their doctor. The
Government News Riverhead

Getting Down to the Details in Re-envisioning Riverhead

[caption id="attachment_6324" align="alignnone" width="600"] Downtown Riverhead[/caption] More unique shops, a coffee shop and bookstore, access to the river, a grocery store and a multiplex are among the top changes people would like to see to downtown Riverhead, according to a survey conducted last year by a consortium of groups studying the potential redevelopment of downtown, and planners are now getting down to work to see how to facilitate those changes.
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Riverhead Moves Forward on Animal Shelter Move, Ethics Bill Criticized

[caption id="attachment_7569" align="alignnone" width="600"] The Riverhead Animal Shelter[/caption] Riverhead's long-derided animal shelter isn't exactly the kind of place you'd chose to go to meet your new best friend. The cramped shelter is next door to the town landfill and a garbage company yard on Young's Avenue in Calverton, where volunteer dog-walkers share the road with garbage trucks and mulching machines and animal advocates have long complained about the treatment of
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Riverhead shelves First Baptist’s Community Life Center zoning change

[caption id="attachment_3077" align="alignnone" width="600"] An artist's rendering of the proposed Family Community Life Center[/caption] Despite broad support from federal, state and county government, it looks today like Riverhead's First Baptist Church's plan to build a workforce housing complex and community center on Northville Turnpike won't leave the hands of the Riverhead Town Board any time soon. Reverend Charles Coverdale and his wife, Shirley Coverdale, appeared before the Riverhead Town Board
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Celebrating Riverhead in photographs

[caption id="attachment_3989" align="alignnone" width="600"] The boardwalk along the Peconic River, where photographer Meryl Spiegel would like to exhibit photographs celebrating Riverhead.[/caption] East Quogue artist Meryl Spiegel wants to tell a photographic tale of Riverhead through her lens and the lenses of her students, along the downtown Riverhead waterfront. Ms. Spiegel would like to print one of her photographs on a six foot by three foot piece of aluminum, depicting a