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02/02/16 6:00am

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After years of sterling fiscal health reviews, both Riverhead and Shoreham-Wading River school districts have been designated as “susceptible to financial stress” by the state comptroller’s office, which said the two districts are in danger of increased financial instability if trends continue.

But superintendents for both districts said the comptroller’s office’s findings are inaccurate and don’t represent the districts’ overall fiscal health. READ

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01/29/16 5:59am

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Just after 11 a.m. Friday, a puppy charges down the hallway at Aquebogue Elementary School. Wearing her official yellow and blue Canine Companions for Independence vest, she trots around the corner to Joanne DeGruccio’s special education classroom and waits outside. READ

01/18/16 6:00am
01/18/2016 6:00 AM

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The atmosphere at Riverhead High School’s Charles Cardona Auditorium was dramatic for all the wrong reasons last Sunday afternoon.

There were just five minutes to go before the Blue Masques’ final performance of “Bye Bye Birdie” when a fire alarm sounded around 2 p.m., forcing the building’s nearly 100 occupants outdoors. READ