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Week In Review: Boo Ban Brings Home National Attention

In other headlines of the week, neighbors reflect on the owner of a Manorville home where fire killed a woman and dog.

Here's a look at the top headlines of the week in Riverhead.

Police and Fire

Neighbor On Manorville Fire: 'There Was Something Strange About Them': Neighbors reflect on a tragic fire that killed a woman and dog.

College Dean's Attorney: 'It Was Just A Terrible Accident': Robert Beodeker's attorney said questions about a fatal double accident need to be answered.

Flanders Man Charged With Circumventing Interlock Device: A man was charged with operating a vehicle without an interlock device.

Government

: Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman has decided not to run for East Hampton Town Supervisor but, instead, seeks to keep his present seat.

New Ballfields Set To Open At EPCAL: Opening day is set for new ballfields at Enterprise Park at Calverton.

'Save Main Road' Group Refiles Suit Against Riverhead Town: The group is seeking to preserve the bucolic character of Main Road.

Civic Leader On Beaches: 'It's Possible To Get Trapped': Hurricane Sandy and winter storms have led to severe erosion on area beaches -- making it possible for those driving on the beach to get trapped during high tide, one civic leader warned.

Boo Ban In Riverhead Brings Home National Attention: A boo ban lifted on Tuesday in Riverhead continues to generate national buzz.

: The new bike and pedestrian path will offer sustainable transportation options.

Bob Kelly On 9/11 Memorial Park: 'The Right Thing Has Been Done': As a 9/11 memorial park on Sound Avenue becomes a reality, plans take shape for a place for mourners to quietly reflect.

Business

New Dunkin' Donuts On Front Burner For Route 58 Gas Station: A new Dunkin' Donuts is coming to Route 58.

Peconic Bay Medical Center Receives $5 Million Donation: A new ambulatory medical campus in Manorville was dedicated to philanthropists who donated $5 million to Peconic Bay Medical Center.

Community

Homeless Seek New Shelter After Maureen's Haven Season Ends: With the Maureen's Haven homeless program set to wind down for the season, some homeless will seek shelter in tents in the woods.

From Riverhead to Rio: Girls Head To Empowerment Seminar: Riverhead teens head off to a cross-cultural exchange aimed at empowering girls internationally.

Riverhead Foundation: Dead Seal In Southold Died Of Natural Causes: A seal found on a Southold beach last weekend died of natural causes and had recently been pregnant.

Puppy Mill Protestors Launch Ad Campaign On LIRR: A new ad campaign features models against puppy mills.

Bishop Plans To Recruit New Generation of Farmers: Congressman Tim Bishop discussed plans to mentor a new generation of farmers.

Aquarium Seeks Public's Help To Name Baby Otters: The Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center has asked the public to help name some baby otters.

New Birdhouse Competition Celebrates Local Landmarks: Birdhouse crafters are invited to submit locally-themed creations.

Suffolk Theater Recruiting Volunteers: The Suffolk Theater has put a call out for those looking to volunteer.

Watch: Suffolk Theater's Renovation Unveiled: A video of the Suffolk Theater's renovation captures the journey.

Schools

Photo: Riverhead NJROTC Drill Team Remains Undefeated: Once again, the Riverhead NJROTC remains undefeated.

Sports

Maysonet Set for Friday's NFL Pro Day Showcase at Stony Brook: Miguel Maysonet continues to make Riverhead proud.

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