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05/20/18 6:00am
05/20/2018 6:00 AM

The 19th-century Vail-Leavitt Music Hall in Riverhead was buzzing as Sophia Burke fielded one question after another. A bobby pin had just fallen from a girl’s hair. A boy inquired about a name tag. Ms. Burke assured him she needs only five minutes to make it. READ

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05/19/18 6:00am
05/19/2018 6:00 AM

Riverboat Diner, Riverside traffic circle.

A proposed medical building with two apartments gained support from local civic leaders during a public hearing before the Southampton Town Planning Board last Thursday.

An application called 20 Riverleigh LLC, submitted by builder Paul Pawlowski of Mattituck, calls for demolition of the former Riverboat Diner building at the traffic circle in Riverside and construction of an 8,000-square-foot, two-story medical building that will also have two apartments.
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05/18/18 10:07pm
05/18/2018 10:07 PM

As the Riverhead High School boys lacrosse team walked off of Robert W. Pratt Field, its supporters — about three dozen fans who made the trip — gave the Blue Waves a rousing reception.

And for good reason.

The 10th-seeded team in the Suffolk County Class A playoffs had played its hearts out in a 10-7 quarterfinal loss to No. 2 and host Smithtown West Friday night. READ

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05/18/18 6:00am

Southampton Town officials aren’t taking no for an answer when it comes to having Riverside designated as a federal Opportunity Zone.

Despite not being recognized by the state — which recommended downtown Riverhead instead — Southampton Councilwoman Christine Scalera said she and others are going straight to the federal government to make their case for Riverside.  READ