Long Island News

A home in Riverhead, N.Y. on the north shore of Long Island.
Credit Will James

Reports from Terry Sheridan, Jay ShahJill Ryan and the Long Island News Bureau staff, in collaboration with Stony Brook University's School of Journalism; WSHU's Charles Lane; and Karen DeWitt of New York State Public Radio

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Arts critic Joan Baum has this review of a book that takes a close look at the dark side of the fishing industry off Long Island. It's written by a reformed fisherman.

Charles Lane

It's summertime and on Saturday nights on Long Island there are demolition derbies.  Cars wrecking cars for the pure thrill of it.  WSHU's Charles Lane recently went to a "demo" at Riverhead Raceway and he found out Long Island is the legendary home of the demolition derby.  He brought back this audio postcard.

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