Charlie Lincoln stood between his parents as they each grasped the giant, gold scissors. Together, they cut the pink ribbon tied across the entrance to Claire’s Corner to mark the official opening of the new toddler section at the Mattituck-Laurel Library. READ
They were married in a small ceremony in New Jersey. The groom, a 25-year-old dentist, and the bride, a 24-year-old nurse, had met just a year earlier, quickly fell in love and were joined together as a couple on an early August day before a small gathering of friends and family.
Irv Pitman wore his Army uniform and his wife, Sue, wore a knee-length white dress. It was nothing fancy, an “everyday” dress, but even after all these years Irv reflects on it fondly, with boyish enthusiasm. READ
Joseph Sieczka understood that before he could share his scientific expertise with the farmers he met across the East End, he first needed to gain their trust. Even when there might be disagreements, perhaps about use of a specific pesticide, he had a way of presenting his case that earned him respect in the agriculture community. READ
In his two seasons on varsity at Shoreham-Wading River High School, Tyler Pepper helped lead the Wildcats to a pair of memorable seasons. In his senior season in 2017, the Wildcats won the county championship and set the program record for most wins. READ
When I began my career in journalism as a sportswriter, I’d often engage in the same conversation with people. When someone heard I covered sports, they would excitedly inquire as to whether I covered the Jets or Yankees or some other professional team in New York. READ
When Katie Hoeg committed to the University of North Carolina to play lacrosse, she embraced the challenge. At such a high-level program, Hoeg knew she would be joining a group where every player boasted a long résumé of accolades.
As a standout athlete at Mattituck High School, from which she graduated in 2016, Hoeg was an All-American who tallied more than 500 career points. READ
I believe my dog is American, but boy does he hate the Fourth of July.
As the celebration of our nation’s independence approaches next week, we’ll enjoy with barbecues, parades and cold drinks. And as night approaches, those dreaded fireworks will light up the sky. . READ
Two days after the Democratic primary in the 1st Congressional District, election season appears to be in full swing.
Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) and Democratic challenger Perry Gershon of East Hampton will be at competing events in Smithtown Thursday night as the race for the 1st Congressional District begins. READ
When Duffy Drum awakes in the middle of the night he still feels as if his world is rocking. He’s back on the mainland at his cottage on Peconic Bay at Marratooka Point in Mattituck, but that floating feeling after more than a month at sea is hard to shake.
Aboard the 70-foot racing yacht Visit Seattle, Mr. Drum’s brief intervals of sleep were spent tucked in a bunk six feet off the floor. READ
Times Review Media Group honored six student journalists representing each high school in the coverage area with scholarships at a ceremony Thursday night. READ