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01/19/17 12:12pm

Riverhead Youth Coalition

The Riverhead Town Board honored a group of local teenagers with a proclamation Wednesday after they gave a presentation about underage drinking.

Members of the Riverhead Youth Coalition administered a student survey last year and found six out of 10 Riverhead High School seniors reported drinking alcohol within the past 30 days.

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01/17/17 5:55am

Flanders Northampton Volunteer Ambulance

Southampton Town Board members agreed informally last Thursday to schedule a public information meeting on a proposal to allow the Flanders Northampton Volunteer Ambulance to institute third-party billing to the insurance companies of patients who receive ambulance services.

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01/15/17 6:00am

Pine Avenue

After Superstorm Sandy flooded and destroyed numerous houses in the Bay View Pines and Waters Edge communities in Flanders, the state launched a program to purchase those properties with the goal of leaving them undeveloped and uninhabited, hoping to ensure area homeowners would never again be affected by a similar disaster.

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01/11/17 6:00am

Denise Lucas

A $3,750 donation from Riverhead Move the Animal Shelter, a nonprofit organization formed six years ago to do exactly what its name suggests, will help Riverhead Town apply for state permits to build a new kennel at the Enterprise Park at Calverton, said Supervisor Sean Walter.

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01/10/17 1:56pm

Jack Doscinski

The Riverhead Town Police Department is purchasing a new dog to replace Vaki, who died in August at 8 years old.

Supervisor Sean Walter said the Riverhead Police Benevolent Association has worked with the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office to reimburse the town for the cost.

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