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Keep it clean #riverhead #linow #townfocus (Credit: Brittany Wait)

Keep it clean #riverhead #linow #townfocus

A week in Riverhead

Follow along as Community Journalist Brittany Wait spends a week getting to know the people and places of Riverhead. She'll be based in the downtown district but will explore other areas of the town, as well. The photos in this gallery were taken with Instagram, a social app that allows users to add filters to photos and share them.

Donating blood at #riverhead #library ending out my
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Donating blood at #riverhead #library ending out my week in the community #townfocus

#Riverhead resident Jane Hill donated blood today at
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#Riverhead resident Jane Hill donated blood today at the #riverhead #library come down and donate til 7pm #townfocus

What a beautiful painting at the #riverhead #library
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What a beautiful painting at the #riverhead #library showing the town's agriculture - #townfocus

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Couldn't help it. Got a #blueberry crisp #pie
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Couldn't help it. Got a #blueberry crisp #pie from #briermerefarms in #riverhead - #townfocus

#pies at #briermerefarms in #riverhead
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#pies at #briermerefarms in #riverhead

Which one to get... #pies at #briermerefarms #riverhead
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Which one to get... #pies at #briermerefarms #riverhead - #townfocus #linow

Apples w/ a sprinkle of rain at #briermerefarms
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Apples w/ a sprinkle of rain at #briermerefarms in #riverhead - #townfocus

These potatoes look great at #briermerefarms in #riverhead
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These potatoes look great at #briermerefarms in #riverhead - #townfocus #linow

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As requested, stopping by to grab a #pie
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As requested, stopping by to grab a #pie at #BriermereFarm in #Riverhead - #townfocus #linow

I've been told #Polish Town is a unique
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I've been told #Polish Town is a unique facet and a place #Riverhead residents take pride in - #townfocus #linow

A #Ronkonkoma native created masquerade masks & sell
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A #Ronkonkoma native created masquerade masks & sell them at #EastEndArts #holiday #boutique in #Riverhead - #townfocus

You can buy postcards & paintings at the
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You can buy postcards & paintings at the #eastendarts #holiday #boutique in #riverhead - #townfocus

One-of-a-kind holiday ornaments sold at #EastEndArts boutique -#townfocus
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One-of-a-kind holiday ornaments sold at #EastEndArts boutique -#townfocus #linow

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Liliana Sanchez, of #HamptonBays, created this organic jewelry,
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Liliana Sanchez, of #HamptonBays, created this organic jewelry, sold at the #eastendarts #holiday #boutique - #townfocus

Look at this cute ornament at the #EastEndArts
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Look at this cute ornament at the #EastEndArts holiday boutique - #townfocus

Checking out the #holiday boutique at #EastEndArts in
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Checking out the #holiday boutique at #EastEndArts in #Riverhead - #townfocus #linow

Back at the #riverhead library -- come say
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Back at the #riverhead library -- come say hi! #townfocus

Love this #quote at the entrance of the
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Love this #quote at the entrance of the #riverhead #library - #townfocus #linow

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There's a #blooddrive tomorrow at the #riverhead #library
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There's a #blooddrive tomorrow at the #riverhead #library 2p-7p #townfocus

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"Quiet Morning," a painting by graphic designer George Camalich, displayed at #Riverhead Town Hall #townfocus #linow #arts

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"Storm," a painting by graphic designer George Camalich, displayed at #Riverhead Town Hall #townfocus #linow

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"Driftwood Gates," a painting by graphic designer George Camalich, displayed at #Riverhead Town Hall #townfocus #linow

#Riverhead Town Hall #townfocus
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#Riverhead Town Hall #townfocus

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Nancy Reyer & her son Michael Hubbard, 17,
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Nancy Reyer & her son Michael Hubbard, 17, who has a tbi, spend time together at #PeconicBay medical center in #riverhead

Visiting a #Riverhead teen at #PeconicBayMedicalCenter in #Riverhead
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Visiting a #Riverhead teen at #PeconicBayMedicalCenter in #Riverhead #townfocus

Well hello buffaloes! At the corner of Reeves
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Well hello buffaloes! At the corner of Reeves & Roanoke Aves in #Riverhead #Tweeds #townfocus #linow

Tyler Schiffelbian, 29, of #CenterMoriches, is one of
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Tyler Schiffelbian, 29, of #CenterMoriches, is one of the county inmates building the #brendanhouse in #riverhead #townfocus #linow

#brendanhouse may be finished by this spring #townfocus
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#brendanhouse may be finished by this spring #townfocus in #riverhead #linow

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Allyson Scerri, prez & founder of New Beginnings
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Allyson Scerri, prez & founder of New Beginnings in #Medford, is overseeing the build of the #BrendanHouse in #Riverhead #townfocus

County inmates continue building the #brendanhouse in #riverhead
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County inmates continue building the #brendanhouse in #riverhead #townfocus #linow

#brendanhouse in #riverhead
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#brendanhouse in #riverhead

A work in progress #brendanhouse in #Riverhead #townfocus
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A work in progress #brendanhouse in #Riverhead #townfocus #linow

A tour of the #BrendanHouse in #Riverhead #townfocus
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A tour of the #BrendanHouse in #Riverhead #townfocus #linow

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Nancy Reyer, left, & Allyson Scerri, in front
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Nancy Reyer, left, & Allyson Scerri, in front of The #BrendanHouse being built to house the disabled in #Riverhead #townfocus #linow

Checking out the progress at the #BrendanHouse in
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Checking out the progress at the #BrendanHouse in #Riverhead #townfocus #linow

#Riverhead FD's HQ
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#Riverhead FD's HQ

The #Riverhead FD organized in 1836 after buying
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The #Riverhead FD organized in 1836 after buying this hydraulic pressure engine nicknamed "the coffee grinder" #townfocus #linow

#Riverhead Fd's first fire chief Oliver Terry #townfocus
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#Riverhead Fd's first fire chief Oliver Terry #townfocus #linow

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A 1903 fire steam engine on display at
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A 1903 fire steam engine on display at the #Riverhead FD HQ #townfocus #linow

The first fire company in #Riverhead was organized
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The first fire company in #Riverhead was organized in 1836 #townfocus #linow

Slippers and shoes #Riverhead woman wore in the
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Slippers and shoes #Riverhead woman wore in the 1800s #townfocus #linow

The hulbert flag, found in a bridgehampton attack,
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The hulbert flag, found in a bridgehampton attack, was sewn no earlier than 1840 #townfocus #riverhead #history #linow

A 1905 Oldsmobile displayed in the #transportation exhibit
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A 1905 Oldsmobile displayed in the #transportation exhibit #townfocus in #riverhead

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Watching a film on urban development at the
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Watching a film on urban development at the #suffolk county #historical society #townfocus in #riverhead

Transformer and piece of a plane that crashed
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Transformer and piece of a plane that crashed in 1968 in Kathy Curran's #Bayport backyard before she moved in #townfocus #linow

Kathy Curran, director of #SuffolkCounty #Historical Society, said
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Kathy Curran, director of #SuffolkCounty #Historical Society, said she wants the museum to be a destination #townfocus #linow

A map of #Riverhead's #arts & #historic sites
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A map of #Riverhead's #arts & #historic sites #townfocus #linow

Suffolk Historical Society in #Riverhead aims to build
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Suffolk Historical Society in #Riverhead aims to build a wing on the house and make handicapped accessible #townfocus #linow

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Stopping in at the #Suffolk County #Historical Society
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Stopping in at the #Suffolk County #Historical Society in #Riverhead #townfocus #linow

Lifelong #Riverhead resident Georgette Case has been town
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Lifelong #Riverhead resident Georgette Case has been town historian since 2001 #townfocus #linow

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