Mountainous waves crashed down on the battleship U.S.S. Indiana as it sailed with the 3rd Fleet off the coast of Japan in early June 1945. A powerful storm, which had grown stronger after separating from a previous typhoon, had rapidly advanced northeast toward the fleet. Multiple attempts to change course couldn’t alter the ship’s fate: a typhoon, with w inds whipping at 80 knots, landed directly above the 680-foot war vessel. READ
Today, the North Fork is an established foodie destination. But in the early 1970s, residents were more likely to enjoy a hearty hamburger-noodle casserole at home than dine at the latest farm-to-table restaurant.
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
Nearly a decade ago, Alyson Reiter’s name was the first to be pulled from the spinning drum in an affordable housing lottery at Southold Town Hall. Twenty-two new homes in a Mattituck development were up for grabs at below-market prices.