Articles by

Joe Werkmeister

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02/16/17 11:36pm


There will be plenty of outstanding memories for the members of this year’s Southold/Greenport girls basketball team. There was the playoff-clinching victory over The Stony Brook School last Saturday. The momentous accomplishment of Madison Tabor scoring her 1,000th career point. READ

02/16/17 6:00am


During the mad dash through an obstacle course, an always unfamiliar terrain, a dog frequently glances back at its handler for guidance. At a competition as intense as the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, those quick interactions are crucial.

“Probably the hardest skill is learning to let the dog know what’s coming up before you get there,” said Jill Blum of Peconic. “It’s not as easy as it seems.” READ

01/21/17 5:59am

Paul Simon Live Rhymin

As my wife and I sat down for dinner recently, the iconic sounds of Paul Simon played in the background. The live album “Paul Simon in Concert: Live Rhymin’” was recorded in 1973 at the former home of the New York Islanders, Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

As we ate our meal with a glass of wine, we enjoyed Simon & Garfunkel classics like “Homeward Bound” and “The Boxer.” READ

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12/15/16 4:00pm


The inaugural winter track season at Mattituck last year featured two prominent names: Jack Dufton and Darius Brew.

Dufton, a versatile athlete who excelled in the pentathlon during the outdoor season, and Brew, a standout high-jumper, formed an impressive duo for the first-year team. Brew was the small school county champion in the high jump and Dufton was fifth in the same event. READ