02/16/17 6:00am
02/16/2017 6:00 AM

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Growing up in Aquebogue, Marshall Jones dreamed of becoming a pilot like the ones who flew above him in jets headed toward the nearby Grumman facility. But that aspiration was dashed around age 14, when he learned his vision wasn’t suitable for contemporary flying standards. READ

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02/03/17 6:00am

William Borges joins the circus

When William Borges flies mid-air from one trapeze to another, juggles pins or blocks, or balances on teetering objects in front of a crowd, a number of thoughts rush through his head: Are my toes pointed? Am I doing a good job on this trick? Does it look OK? Smile!

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01/29/17 6:00am

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Music comes naturally to Alex Montalbano, a 16-year-old junior at Riverhead High School.

He learned to play piano at home as a child and began playing the flute in the school’s band program in fifth grade. Alex mastered the flute quickly and expanded his musical repertoire by taking up the clarinet the following year. READ