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08/12/16 6:00am
08/12/2016 6:00 AM

Congressman Lee Zeldin recently lent support to the idea of creating a new drag racing strip somewhere on Long Island, but Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter says it won’t happen at the Enterprise Park at Calverton.

And the owner of Riverhead Raceway says he has no plans for a drag strip there, either. READ

08/11/16 6:00am

On May 28, 2013, Jeanette Fink received a phone call in the middle of night telling her that her son, Justin Walker, who was visiting family in North Carolina, had been involved in a terrible car crash. The Riverhead woman jumped out of bed and booked the first flight south. READ

08/06/16 9:00am
08/06/2016 9:00 AM

Outlaw Cardboard Boat Race

The first time I covered the Riverhead Cardboard Boat race was in 2013. A crowd of more than 1,500 people wrapped around the Peconic Riverfront on a sunny, hot Sunday in June. In a shady spot, I came across Patrick White wearing a baseball hat with a handmade seagull fastened to it. He was down on one knee, working furiously with a magic marker as he put the finishing touches on his first cardboard boat, The Poop Deck.

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