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The Riverhead News-Review’s 2015 People of the Year

01/07/2016 8:00 AM |


A tradition dating back almost three decades continued this year with the Riverhead News-Review’s annual People of the Year awards to honor those who have made a difference in our community.

Here is a complete list of the winners for 2015: 

People of the Year: Steve Beal, Kevin Burgess, Anthony Chiaramonte and J.R. Renten

Public Servant of the Year: Susan Wilk

Educator of the Year: Robert Shilling

Businesspeople of the Year: Jim and Barbara Cromarty

Community Leader of the Year: Tony Sammartano

Sports Person of the Year: James Suarez

northforker Person of the Year: Gerry Hayden