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Joe Werkmeister

09/06/16 12:00pm

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Feeling a little overwhelmed these days? Whether it’s the constant bickering between Donald Trump supporters and naysayers, the controversy surrounding NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s defiant or ignorant decision to sit during the national anthem or the latest sexting scandal involving former congressman Anthony Weiner, the news cycle can be a bit depressing. READ

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08/29/16 9:07pm

Fun day of golf with the boys out at Friar's Head! That walk from 15 green to 16 tee is 👌🏽

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Now that’s quite the foursome.

Four PGA golfers — including two ranked top-10 in the world — played a round of golf at Friar’s Head Golf Course in Baiting Hollow Monday. READ

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08/26/16 6:00am

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Nearly 20 years had passed since the Rev. Piotr Narkiewicz took his last English class at a university in Poland when he journeyed to the United States in 2012. His destination was St. Isidore Roman Catholic Church, which dates back to 1903 and is situated in Riverhead’s Polish Town. READ

08/25/16 6:00am

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Brooke Kappenberg arrived at Bishop McGann-Mercy High School early Monday morning, well before the opening practice of the 2016 season scheduled for 5 p.m. The Mercy sophomore was set to begin her first season playing on the Monarchs’ varsity tennis team, and she was so eager to begin, she stopped by JV practice first. READ

08/04/16 9:00am

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On Friday, three weeks after the conclusion of the Starbound National Talent Competition near Chicago, Brenna Latour sat at the kitchen table in her Riverhead home, reflecting on her long journey. It was a rare relaxing moment for the recent Riverhead High School graduate.

“I’m still now trying to recuperate from nationals,” she said.  READ