Articles by

Joe Werkmeister

Featured Story
09/08/18 12:00am

The bleachers on the home side of Nick DeCillis Field at Newfield High School began to thin out as the big crowd at Friday night’s Division II season opener headed toward the exits. On the visitor’s side, a jubilant Riverhead sideline began to celebrate what appeared to be a thrilling victory. READ

Featured Story
09/03/18 6:00am

Far removed from the glitz and glamour of mammoth NASCAR stadiums that attract crowds of more than 100,000 on race day, the venerable Riverhead Raceway, with its quarter-mile track, remains an iconic destination at the gateway to the East End. Every Saturday night from late spring through summer, the familiar roar of the engines fills the air as Modified cars, Super Pro Trucks, Legends cars and more race side-by-side.  READ

08/16/18 1:33pm

For several elected officials from Riverhead and Southampton towns, the former Howard Johnson’s that stood at the south side of the Riverside traffic circle brings back memories of yesteryear. (more…)