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Joe Werkmeister

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01/06/16 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Legislators Al Krupski and Bridget Fleming.

COURTESY PHOTO | Legislators Al Krupski and Bridget Fleming.

After his fellow legislators rebuffed an effort last year to hold more meetings on the East End, Legislator Al Krupski of Cutchogue, with the assistance of recently sworn-in Legislator Bridget Fleming, successfully negotiated to hold two committee meetings in Riverhead Town, his office announced Tuesday. (more…)

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11/21/15 1:05pm
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Kelsey McGayhey goes up for a hit during a match this season. (Credit: Springfield Athletics)

In her final season playing volleyball for Springfield College, Kelsey McGayhey concluded an outstanding senior year by earning third-team All-America honors for the second straight year.  READ

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09/01/15 4:30pm
MATT LANDRY PHOTO Tery Glackin, the captain of aboard Prospector, helped lead a 15-person crew across the Atlantic last month in the Transatlantic race.

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Tery Glackin, the captain of aboard Prospector, helped lead a 15-person crew across the Atlantic last month in the Transatlantic race.

In the vast openness of the North Atlantic Ocean, a wilderness mostly untouched by humans, the 60-foot yacht Prospector sailed into darkness. Navigating the boat through waves reaching heights of 40 to 60 feet, a task already daunting in daylight, became even more perilous.

“You couldn’t see the waves,” said Paul McDowell, a watch captain aboard Prospector. “It was just like driving a car down a mine shaft. The boat would pick up and surf down these waves at super high speed.” (more…)

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07/16/15 7:42am
Shelter Island's Eddie Haus  hits a home run to left field in the third inning of Wednesday's all-star game. (Credit: Daniel De Mato)

Shelter Island’s Eddie Haus hits a home run to left field in the third inning of Wednesday’s all-star game. (Credit: Daniel De Mato)

HCBL ALL-STAR GAME  |  NORTH 2, SOUTH 1

Eddie Haus posed for a picture alongside Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League president Brett Mauser when a woman came rushing toward the field, camera in hand.

Haus, an outfielder for the Shelter Island Bucks, turned and smiled wide as the woman steadied her camera for a shot of her own.

It was his mother.  (more…)