Pete Victoria has been bowling at Riverhead’s Polish Hall for the past decade. It is believed that on Monday night he bowled the first-ever perfect 300 game at the historic basement lanes. (Credit: Grant Parpan)
Written in multi-color marker on a dry erase board next to the basement bowling lanes at Polish Hall in Riverhead is the alley’s “300 Club.”
There’s just one entry: Pete Victoria 4/27/15.
Despite being heralded as Suffolk County’s first bowling alley and perhaps even one of the state’s oldest, it was believed that no one had ever rolled a perfect game at Polish Hall until Monday. The first person to accomplish the feat is Mr. Victoria, a 61-year-old plumber from Mattituck. (more…)
A fundraiser to benefit Michelangelo’s Pizzeria manager Felipe Rodriguez, who was recently diagnosed with liver cancer, will be held Tuesday, April 21. (Credit: Rachel Young)
If you’ve ever stopped by Michelangelo’s Pizzeria in Mattituck for a soda and a slice, chances are good you’ve seen Felipe Rodriguez, the restaurant’s smiling, suit-wearing manager. (more…)
Bishop McGann-Mercy third baseman Leo Ellis awaits a throw as Mattituck’s Marcos Perivolaris steals third base on the same play in which Ian Nish drew a walk. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
TUCKERS 11, MONARCHS 3
The Mattituck offense is a fierce, multi-headed beast, feared as much for its speed and consistency as its power. Whether it be by small ball, long ball or a combination of both, the Tuckers play winning ball.
A perfect case in point was the opener to their Suffolk County League VIII baseball series against Bishop McGann-Mercy on Tuesday. The Tuckers’ offense was so potent that they held a 2-0 lead through the first three innings without the benefit of a hit. Both of the runs were scored in a virtually identical manner. The leadoff hitter, Joe Tardif, drew a walk, stole second base and advanced to third on either a groundout or a balk. Then, he was brought home on sacrifice flies by Chris Dwyer.
Voilá! It’s 2-0, just like that. (more…)
Runners in the 1,500-meter race pass the scoreboard near Mattituck’s new track on Monday. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
MONARCHS 82, TUCKERS 59
It was a big day for the Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School girls track and field team, a special day for Maddie Joinnides, and an historic day for the Mattituck track program.
The sun smiled down upon Mattituck High School’s brand new all-weather track, which was christened on Monday. McGann-Mercy needed to win only one of the three relay events in order to secure the Suffolk County League VIII dual meet, but instead swept them all. A first-place finish by the 4×100-meter relay team clinched an 82-59 victory for the Monarchs. Juliana Cintron-Leonardo, Olivia Kneski, Lindsey Woodhull and Adafih Blackburn turned in a winning time of 56.1 seconds. (more…)
A Wading River woman was arrested for driving drunk after she led police on a chase down Route 48 last night, Southold Police said. (more…)
Bishop McGann-Mercy’s Joe Jeskie attacking the basket while Mattituck’s Parker Tuthill defends. (Credit: Garret Meade)
MONARCHS 78, TUCKERS 67
First came the punch, and then came the virtual knockout.
An intense high school boys basketball game, played at a frantic pace, with one Bishop McGann-Mercy player ejected for punching a Mattituck player, all but dashed Mattituck’s playoff hopes.
McGann-Mercy, already eliminated from playoff contention, dealt a severe blow to Mattituck’s chances. The Monarchs punctuated their Senior Night by outscoring Mattituck, 27-16, in the fourth quarter for a 78-67 victory on Tuesday night.
The North Fork Community Theatre presents “Moon over Buffalo.” (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
“Moon Over Buffalo,” a comedy by Ken Ludwig, will be presented Jan. 16 to Feb. 1 at North Fork Community Theatre in Mattituck. The production, directed by Robert Horn, features cast members Kelly Cassidy, Phil Eberhardt, Ryan Farrell, Dee Martin, Jim Pearsall, Christopher Smith, Lena Trbojevic and Mary Vienneau. (more…)
Mattituck’s Ryan Mowdy blocking a shot while Bishop McGann-Mercy’s Eddie Kneski (15) and Joe Jeskie (3) watch. (Credit: Garret Meade)
TUCKERS 66, MONARCHS 58
More than a few eyebrows may have been raised over how Bishop McGann-Mercy was taking it to Mattituck in the first half of Tuesday night’s high school boys basketball game. The Tuckers were having trouble guarding McGann-Mercy’s Kevin Santacroce. They never held the lead in the opening 16 minutes, trailing virtually the entire half. An upset was in the making.
Or so it seemed. (more…)