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Joe Werkmeister

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05/28/16 1:15pm
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Kevin Callejas, left, pictured with his brother, Aymer. (Credit: Facebook photo)

In his final Instagram post, Kevin Callejas wrapped his left arm around his aunt as the pair flashed wide smiles for the camera. In a caption, he wrote: “Our family is a circle of strength and love. With every birth and union it grows and every crises faced makes the circle stronger.” READ

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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