Gary Lillis always seemed to be playing pranks on others.
During Tom Taylor’s first year teaching at Greenport High School, for instance, Mr. Lillis convinced him the building’s business office was handing out free turkeys to teachers for Thanksgiving. READ
Jean Cochran, the only woman ever elected as supervisor of Southold Town and the first woman to serve on the Town Board, died on Thursday. She was 85. READ
Patrick J. Kilcommons of Southold died at his home, surrounded by his loved ones, after a lengthy illness. He was 77 years old. (more…)
Warren John Oltmanns
Former longtime Southold resident Warren John Oltmanns passed away peacefully in his sleep Oct.26, 2015, in Richmond, Va. at age 94. (more…)
Alex Charles Zuhoski of Cutchogue died Oct. 20 at Peconic Bay Medical Center. He was 86 years old. (more…)
Candida Royalle, a feminist erotic filmmaker and pioneer of the sex-positive movement, died from ovarian cancer at home in Mattituck on Sept. 7.
She was 64. (more…)
Douglas E. Murphy
Longtime Greenport resident Douglas E. Murphy, formerly of Shelter Island, died Aug. 22 at his home. He was 71. (more…)
Violet S. Cox
Violet S. Cox passed away Aug. 4, 2015, in Windsor, Calif. due to complications from pneumonia. She was 93. (more…)
On Friday, former Greenport resident Arthur Swan called his close friend Patsy Rogers to tell her how happy he was in his new home in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia.
“He was on vacation at the Black Sea and he was able to go into the water in his wheelchair,” said Ms. Rogers, a composer and music teacher who lives in New Suffolk. “That made him very happy.”
Mr. Swan, a longtime voice coach, teacher and accomplished flutist, died the next day in Tbilisi. He was 90. READ
James T. “Jim” Charters Sr., 77, of Effingham, Ill., passed away Monday morning, Jan. 5, 2015, at Effingham Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. (more…)