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11/16/15 3:38pm

00 Little Wizards

It didn’t matter what the scoreboard said when Riverhead teachers, staff and administrators took on the Harlem Wizards basketball team Thursday night: it was the Riverhead Central Faculty Association’s scholarship fund that was the real winner. READ

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10/08/15 5:50am

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In October 2012, Anthony Mammina of Wading River met what his mother, Jennifer, describes as his “match made in heaven.”

No, the “match” wasn’t romantic, as it might sound. Instead, it was the result of Anthony, then 17, meeting Barbara McNamara, a Long Island Advocacy employee who set him up with services designed to help students with developmental disabilities prepare for the transition from school to a post-education life.

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09/26/15 6:15pm
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Marcus Reid started at tailback and scored a pair of touchdowns on 99 yards rushing Saturday. (Credit: Robert O'Rourk)

Marcus Reid started at tailback and scored a pair of touchdowns on 99 yards rushing Saturday. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)

Following his team’s first victory of the season Saturday — a sometimes sloppy 12-6 win over visiting Half Hollow Hills East — Riverhead football coach Lief Shay was in a particularly jovial mood.

It was one of those rare times when something happening off the football field moved the coach far more than what happened on it.

“Nikolas Visco is home,” the longtime Blue Waves head coach said with a smile. “That’s the real good news today.”  READ