Articles by

Joe Werkmeister

Featured Story
12/04/18 11:54pm

Two North Fork men who work for the Suffolk County Board of Elections were arrested Tuesday and accused of forging signatures on nominating petitions in a “brazen scheme” ahead of the 2018 election, according to Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy Sini. READ

12/02/18 6:00am

In the holiday rankings, Thanksgiving always seems high atop any list. What’s not to love? Endless food, football games all day — and no pressure to buy any gifts. It’s a stress-free holiday (unless you’re in charge of the turkey, in which case, good luck). But if you’re heading to a relative’s house, bringing a pie or bottle of wine covers it. READ

Featured Story
11/30/18 10:18pm

Ahkee Anderson caught the ball at the top of the key, took one quick jab to his right and crossed over his defender. On a quick step back, the Greenport junior fired a soft jumper that swished through the net.

The fans packed inside Richard “Dude” Manwaring Gymnasium erupted as the horn sounded to halt the game. READ

10/11/18 6:00am

During her lunch breaks at Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport, Yolanda Miranda would sit in the lobby and study. There were questions about the Constitution, Congress and U.S. history dating back to the Colonial period.

Here she was, 61 years old, nearing retirement from her housekeeping job, and cramming American history like a high school student preparing for the upcoming Regents. READ