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This story was originally published in September, 2010. It is being republished today to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of U.S. Army Private First Class Garfield M. Langhorn.
When an enemy hand grenade landed in the middle of his platoon, U.S. Army Private First Class Garfield M. Langhorn did not hesitate. The young man threw himself on the explosive device and sacrificed his own life to protect the lives of his fellow infantryman. READ
One of the Art in the Park installations has gone missing and the Riverhead Chamber of Commerce is offering a reward for its safe return. READ
The beauty of basketball is seen in ball movement. And there was Shoreham-Wading River performing art on the court, whipping the ball around with sharp, crisp passes and then suddenly reversing things and swinging the ball in the opposite direction.
It was a beautiful thing for SWR fans to behold. READ
Town officials are gearing up for winter.
At a Town Board meeting Tuesday, the board approved two resolutions authorizing the highway department to purchase two dump trucks that will be used for snow removal. READ
Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) was among the first political figures to embrace the candidacy of Donald Trump, which he did with the eagerness of a tick embedding itself in a deer’s ear. Mr. Zeldin is proving to be a faithful sycophant to the philanderer-in-chief through his failure to speak out against presidential actions and behavior that threaten the fundamentals of a democratic and constitutional society. READ
Southampton Town police arrested two Riverhead men for driving with suspended licenses in Northampton last week.
Jose Castro, 42, was pulled over near Speonk Riverhead Road around 8:43 a.m. last Tuesday after he failed to yield to an emergency vehicle, police said.
Further investigation revealed that Mr. Castro was driving with a suspended New York driver’s license and without valid insurance. READ