It may seem clichéd to say I love reading The Onion, the satirical news website with headlines like “Wall Street Executive Telling Friend How Amazing It Is To See Clinton Live,” but alas it’s true. READ
On the night of Sept. 10, 2001, Steve Brickman helped his friend Bill Roberts build a deck at his home. When they finished, Mr. Roberts headed to work as a New York City fireman with Ladder 113 and Mr. Brickman spent the night. READ
Feeling a little overwhelmed these days? Whether it’s the constant bickering between Donald Trump supporters and naysayers, the controversy surrounding NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s defiant or ignorant decision to sit during the national anthem or the latest sexting scandal involving former congressman Anthony Weiner, the news cycle can be a bit depressing. READ
At every home game, the New York Mets honor a “Veteran of the Game.” A player presents the veteran with an American flag that flew over Citi Field and a brief video plays on the big screen detailing the veteran’s achievements. READ
The Cutchogue New Suffolk Free Library kindly requests the vandals who stole the letters L, I, R and Y from the building to return them. The joke has run its course. READ
As a young man serving in the Marines during the Vietnam War, George Sullivan envisioned a career in the military. A mission to help rescue the crew of a downed helicopter altered that path, changing his life forever. READ
The alerts about a possible tornado on the East End this afternoon proved to be more than just a warning. The National Weather Service issued a statement saying a weak tornado briefly touched down in Mattituck at 4:25 p.m. READ
Gov. Andrew Cuomo, backed by about 30 elected officials, announced on Thursday the state may take legal action against the Environmental Protection Agency to stop a plan to allow dumping in Long Island Sound of materials dug up from dredging. READ
The scar starts at the top of Margarita Jimenez’s neck and stretches down her back, serving as a constant reminder of a fateful morning one year ago. It’s a mark the Riverhead native will carry with her for the rest of her life.
She embraces it now. READ
Even all these years later, there’s no escaping the principal.
Bob Neidich spent nearly a decade as principal of Greenport High School. From 1956 to 1959 he worked as assistant principal before becoming the principal until 1965. Mr. Neidich was one of hundreds of Porters past and present who reunited Saturday for the third all-class reunion.