🌱 North Fork Daily: North Sea Home Invasion, Killing

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Hello, neighbors! It's me again, your host of the North Fork Daily.

First, today's weather:

Breezy in the afternoon. High: 46 Low: 31.

Here are the top three stories today in North Fork:

  1. Gov. Kathy Hochul announced on Christmas Eve that health care workers who test positive for COVID-19 can return to work in seven days with a negative test instead of 10. (Patch)

  2. A person was shot and killed in a home invasion in North Sea on Christmas morning. Around 8:46 a.m., a 911 call came in and responding officers found a person deceased with a gunshot wound. (Patch)

  3. The Star Confectionery is a Riverhead luncheonette that dates from 1911. Owner Anthony Meras is the third generation to run the historical eatery. (CBS New York)

Today in North Fork:

From my notebook:

  • Suffolk County's seven-day average positivity rate hit 13.2 percent on Saturday. (New York State Department of Health)

  • Riverhead High School varsity cheerleaders have qualified for this year’s national competition in Orlando, Florida and are fundraising for the trip, estimated to cost $30,000 to $35,000. (RiverheadLOCAL)

  • The North Fork Animal Welfare League introduces Keeva who spent months in a shelter after being rescued from cruelty and neglect and is now off to foster care. (Facebook)

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This article originally appeared on the North Fork Patch

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