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Joseph Pinciaro

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09/14/15 12:23pm

Riverhead Move the Animal Shelter volunteers (from left) Richie Cox, Fred McLaughlin, Denise Lucas and Lindsay Reeve at Stotzky Park's Duke Dog Park Friday. They're holding tickets to the group's three-year anniversary benefit at Suffolk Theater planned for November. (Credit: Carrie Miller, file)

Four years and 50 fundraisers later, Riverhead Move the Animal Shelter is calling off the dogs.

Denise Lucas, who founded the nonprofit with the mission of moving the municipal shelter from Youngs Avenue to a new home, announced on Sunday night that “politics and dogs don’t mix,” and RMTAS would be closing. (more…)

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09/10/15 10:15pm


Councilwoman Jodi Giglio appears to have held off incumbent Supervisor Sean Walter in the race for the Riverhead Republican nomination for supervisor — though ballots still remain to be counted. After being named the party pick in May, Ms. Giglio holds a 29-vote lead over the three-term supervisor, 1,085 to 1,056.  READ