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04/13/17 6:00am

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

10/06/16 6:05am

At this point, Harun Ilgin joked, he’s gone by the nickname Billy longer than he has by his given name.

“Twenty-one years Harun, 31 years Billy,” the manager of Southold’s Wayside Market said recently with a laugh and good-natured shake of the head. “I guess it’s Billy more than Harun, right?”  READ

09/28/16 6:00am


Susan Dingle remembers the exact moment she decided she needed to change the path she was on.

It was 1981 and she was pursuing a screenwriting career in Hollywood. One day, while driving down a Los Angeles street, she decided to make a sudden U-turn. READ

09/09/16 6:00am


Bill Zuhoksi thought his life would change forever after his near-death experience in January 2009.

After all, the Mattituck resident was among the 155 survivors of U.S. Airways Flight 1549, better known as the “Miracle on the Hudson.” READ

09/06/16 12:00pm


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