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The source of a river.
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the source of a river
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(ˈrɪv ərˌhɛd)

the source of a river.
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The Town of Riverhead is seeking members for its newly created business advisory committee.
Calverton Aviation & Technology (CAT), has announced Riverhead Town Board has voted to approve the sale to CAT of the 1,643+-acre undeveloped parcel in eastern Suffolk County, New York that was the former Naval Weapons Industrial Reserve Plant at Calverton, the company said.
Tint World(R) Automotive Styling Centers, an auto accessory and window tinting franchise, has opened a new store in the Riverhead community on Long Island.
Gillespie also arranged a $12 million refinancing at John Wesley Village Apartments, an affordable senior housing property in Riverhead on long Island.
Online literary news company Publishers Weekly announced on Wednesday that Riverhead Books has acquired a new book by Kite Runner author Khaled Hosseini titled Sea Prayer.
"So far, we have three local pubs - the New Inn, the Riverhead Tap, and The Railway - that have each agreed to be celebrated as a poetry pub.
These labs will be housed in a new Critical Care Tower on the Riverhead campus of Peconic Bay Medical Center.
have completed the connection to PSEG-LI's electrical grid of the sPower Sutter and Sterlington solar projects in the Town of Riverhead, Suffolk County, Long Island.
Holbrook, NY, October 22, 2014 --(PR.com)-- JumpBunch of Southeast Long Island, a well-known global sports franchise, is proud to announce that it has expanded its programming into Eastern Long Island by offering children's sports programs through the Parks and Recreation Department of Riverhead, New York.
(http://riverhead.patch.com/groups/around-town/p/photos-jodi-foster-directs-orange-is-the-new-black-episode-in-riverhead_1bae1d73-riverhead) Riverhead Patch reported this episode will feature Suffolk Theatre and Main Street, which were transformed into a filming set dated 1992.
Pennsylvania-based United, which owns a small 65,000-barrel-per-day (bpd) refinery in Warren, Pennsylvania, purchased the Riverhead terminal from Phillips 66 for an undisclosed amount.