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Kiteboarder’s Body Found In Napeague Harbor On Sunday

authorStaff Writer on Jul 20, 2014
The body of a kiteboarder was found in Napeague Harbor by Lazy Point Road in Amagansett on Sunday afternoon, according to East Hampton Town Police. Nicholas Valtz, 39, of Brooklyn... more

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