An influx of transfer students into the Aquebogue Elementary School following Riverhead’s designation as a focus district for the second straight year could fill the school beyond capacity, according to Superintendent Nancy Carney. Parents of students in Phillips, Riley and Roanoke elementary schools have the option for their children to transfer to Aquebogue.
A man was airlifted to Stony Brook Medical Center after his vehicle rolled over Wednesday afternoon on Route 25 in Calverton, Riverhead police said.
For those seeking fresh seafood, a prepared meal or prime-cut meats, the Mattituck Marketplace is now the perfect place to grab all three. READ
Parents of students at Phillips, Roanoke and Riley elementary schools have the option of sending their children to Aquebogue Elementary School next school year now that the state has declared them as “focus schools” as a result of low student test scores.
Since its inception in 2010, the Common Core Standards Initiative has met with scrutiny and disdain from parents and educators across the country. READ
Each summer 10 teams — both local and from as far away as New York City and New Jersey — come to Horton Avenue Park to participate in the Stop the Violence Basketball Tournament.
Gearing up to host their 11th tournament this August, co-founders Dwayne Eleazer and Larry Williams are seeking to upgrade equipment at the park.
In a district where the Hispanic student population has doubled in recent years, the Riverhead Board of Education hired a new superintendent Tuesday night who said she’s dedicated her life to working with immigrants. READ
Creating a cybersecurity policy and teaching employees how to deal with emails that may contain viruses are some of the tips local experts discussed with small business owners Wednesday morning at the Suffolk Theater in Riverhead.