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09/20/18 6:00am

A $20 million federal lawsuit claiming that the Riverhead School District discriminated against an African-American elementary school teacher by firing him after he was arrested for driving while intoxicated in 2012 has been dismissed.

Joe Johnson II, who had been a tenured fourth-grade teacher at Phillips Avenue Elementary School, was arrested by Southampton Village police in April 2012 and initially charged with criminal possession of a weapon and DWI.  READ

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09/17/18 5:00am

Students sat on the floor or huddled around a desk, racing to build the tallest spaghetti tower that would hold a marshmallow on top of it.

The point of the 20-minute activity was to teach the students, high schoolers in the Riverhead district, team-building skills and to have a shared experience, along with the opportunity to learn prototyping. READ

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06/22/18 10:30am

Riverhead High School students hit the red carpet in style Thursday in a pre-senior prom reception sponsored the Riverhead Community Awareness Program, Inc. and Peconic Bay Medical Center. READ

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06/19/18 10:02pm

The Riverhead Board of Education honored 22 retirees at its meeting Tuesday night.

Board president Greg Meyer shared information about each retiree’s time in the district and presented them with a plaque during the meeting. The retirees were also treated to cake. READ