Articles by

Joe Werkmeister

08/13/18 6:00am

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

08/12/18 5:49am

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

08/02/18 6:00am

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

Featured Story
07/06/18 6:00am

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