It had been six years between county champions for Riverhead when Ed Matyka pulled off an improbable comeback in the Section XI Championships in February 2015. Matyka, then a senior, went on to place fourth in the state and earned all-American honors. READ
Cross country runners in New York can expect to compete in any combination of difficult conditions. Katherine Lee of Shoreham-Wading River has raced through rain, frigid temperatures and wind.
But she had never quite experienced what awaited last weekend in Oregon at the Nike Cross Nationals. READ
In early October, as the Shoreham-Wading River football team boarded the bus at Connetquot High School following a four-point loss to John Glenn, thoughts of the Rutgers Trophy couldn’t have been further from the minds of players. The Wildcats were 3-2, fighting through injuries and searching for a groove. READ
An investigation by a civil rights organization revealed discriminatory lending practices by Ulster Savings Bank, an upstate company that has an office in Riverhead, according to a lawsuit filed last month in federal court.
I’ve always looked forward to Thanksgiving weekend. In high school, it signaled the start of basketball season. In my early 20s, I’d get together with friends every Black Friday to attend a concert in the city. As a reporter, I’ve covered the Long Island Championships in football nearly every year, which is the pinnacle of high school sports in Suffolk County.
Shortly after dusk Nov. 5, Daniel Flammia left Gala Fresh Farms in Riverhead after grocery shopping and began to walk home, a familiar ritual for the longtime resident. He had never driven a car.
His sister-in-law, Ellen Flammia, had cautioned him against walking at night. READ
Update (Monday): A 26-year-old Riverhead man is recovering from injuries sustained on Saturday when he was clipped by a westbound Long Island Rail Road train just east of Mill Road, according to MTA Police. READ
The most accomplished runner in Shoreham-Wading River history added to her legacy Saturday morning. READ