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Joe Werkmeister

02/10/17 6:00am

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Paola Zuniga-Tellez had already spent more than half her life in America by the time she moved from Brooklyn to the East End, resettling in Flanders with her husband, Jose. A native of Mexico, she had the advantage of being bilingual, yet still felt like an outsider in her new home. READ

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02/05/17 5:58am

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Shoreham-Wading River senior Ethan Wiederkehr officially inked a National Letter of Intent to play football at Northwestern University. Wiederkehr, who helped lead Shoreham to three straight Class IV Long Island Championships, will trade in his blue and gold of one Wildcats team for the purple of another. READ

01/21/17 5:59am

Paul Simon Live Rhymin

As my wife and I sat down for dinner recently, the iconic sounds of Paul Simon played in the background. The live album “Paul Simon in Concert: Live Rhymin’” was recorded in 1973 at the former home of the New York Islanders, Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

As we ate our meal with a glass of wine, we enjoyed Simon & Garfunkel classics like “Homeward Bound” and “The Boxer.” READ

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01/06/17 5:42am

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For nearly four decades they’ve been an unmistakable duo at Shoreham-Wading River. A generation of athletes have flourished under the tutelage of Paul Koretzki and Bob Szymanski, who have combined to coach more than 100 seasons between cross country, winter and spring track and field. READ