Articles by

Joe Werkmeister

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05/12/16 1:18pm

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Citing a “culture of corruption,” Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone demanded district attorney Thomas Spota, whom he described as the head of a “criminal enterprise,” resign following the latest investigative story published by Newsday today detailing the DA’s office failure to prosecute crimes revealed on a wiretap.  READ

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05/04/16 9:00am

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Diving into a sport like rowing rarely yields immediate results. Sure, kids grow up playing sports like basketball or baseball. But how many ever get out on a boat and row for sport?

By the time most kids begin the sport, it takes time for them to understand the dynamics of the boat and develop the strength to succeed in competitions.  READ

Featured Story
05/02/16 2:00pm

TrueStories

The beginning of Colin Palmer’s play “True Stories” takes the audience on a journey back four centuries to when Native Americans lived in Riverhead before European settlers. Over the next 45 minutes, he recounts numerous historical events in the town’s history, including his own family’s, which dates back 200 years in Riverhead, he said.  READ