Articles by

Joe Werkmeister

Featured Story
08/11/17 6:00am

The garage at Bob Auteri’s Manorville home is filled with artifacts he’s recovered during shipwreck dives in Long Island waters and beyond. Glassware dating back to around 1860, submarine motor parts and battery carbon sticks rest on shelves throughout the space.


Featured Story
08/05/17 4:42pm

The driver of a Honda Civic escaped serious injury after his car flipped onto its back following a collision at the intersection of Route 48 and Wickham Avenue in Mattituck Saturday afternoon, according to Southold Town police. A second collision, on eastbound Route 48, occurred less than a hour later, resulting in a medevac. READ

08/03/17 6:00am

It may have seemed like a long shot, but in some ways it felt like destiny.

It was January 2016 when Russell Holmes spotted a post on Richard Rawlings’ Facebook page seeking a “right-hand man” to work alongside him on an upcoming Discovery Channel show titled “Garage Rehab.” READ

07/08/17 5:59am

My wife always fires back the same wisecrack each time I make a joke about her joining a concert band. For example, we walked past the Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts during Tuesday’s Fourth of July parade, where a concert band had assembled in front to fill the morning air with patriotic tunes as the fire trucks and dancers and Boy Scouts marched by. READ