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11/19/19 5:55am
11/19/2019 5:55 AM

Unless a wrestler has experienced it, there really is no way for him to truly appreciate what the New York State wrestling championships are like. The tournament is essentially a multi-ring circus involving the state’s best high school wrestlers, mostly sectional champions, laying it all on the line under the glare of thousands in a large, loud arena.

Ethan Schmidt and Colby Suglia have both been there and done that. Now they want to do it again. READ

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11/17/19 5:59am

To the editor:

On Tuesday the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on the future of the policy that has protected young people brought illegally to the U.S. as children — Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. More than 700,000 young people have relied on it to shield them from deportation and permit them to work and study. READ

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11/16/19 8:52pm
11/16/2019 8:52 PM

Riverhead senior Christina Yakaboski ran the fastest time for a Suffolk County Class A girl in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Cross Country Championships Saturday. Yakaboski, competing in her first state meet, clocked a time of 17 minutes, 44.2 seconds, bringing her 29th place on the less-than-three-mile course at cold SUNY/Plattsburgh. She qualified for next week’s federation meet at Bowdoin Park in Wappingers Falls, according to coach Justin Cobis. READ

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11/16/19 5:59am

Douglas J. Ely, 63, of North Andover, Mass. was arrested last Tuesday around 4:39 p.m. for driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to a report of a gray vehicle with Massachusetts plates driving all over the roadway, heading eastbound on Route 48 in Greenport. Mr. Ely was located near Queen Street by an officer who saw him driving in an unsafe manner, crossing lane markings on the road. He was then determined to be intoxicated. READ