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01/19/17 12:12pm
01/19/2017 12:12 PM

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 4:00pm
01/17/2017 4:00 PM

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It didn’t take long for the Riverhead High School girls winter track coach, Justin Cobis, to realize that he might have a special 4 x 200-meter relay team this year. After assembling a team of three freshmen and one sophomore and then watching their first race, it dawned on him. “We thought this [school] record may be going down this year,” he said.

And it did.

01/12/17 12:09pm
01/12/2017 12:09 PM

For as long as he can remember, Bakithi Kumalo recalled during a recent interview, music has been the center of his life. The 60-year-old South Africa native, who grew up in a family of musicians and is a longtime bassist for Paul Simon, has made a living doing what he loves.


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01/11/17 6:00am
01/11/2017 6:00 AM

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.