There’s not much Lucie, an 8-year-old chocolate Labrador, can’t do. Except play fetch. Glaucoma claimed her vision in both eyes within three years. She still gets around just fine. She even enjoys swimming.
“Sometimes I kind of forget that she’s blind,” said Charles Turner, Lucie’s owner. READ
Re: the North Fork History Project – When the English arrive, Indians disperse
While this installment contains much interesting historical info, the takeaway boils down to the typical progressive maligning of American history. READ
For many years afterward, it would be one of my favorite gambits at cocktail parties and other venues of idle gossip.
Whenever the conversation drifted into the area of misspent youth or military service or rock ‘n’ roll or adventures in Europe, I would mention that while serving a two-year hitch in the U.S. Army, I was stationed with Elvis Presley. It was a boast that delivered real cachet and, as Henry Kissinger liked to say, had the further virtue of being the truth. READ
I am not qualified to describe the characteristics of weapons. I have no background in weaponry. When average people like me comment about gun laws the gun lobby (and my congressman, Lee Zeldin) quickly use semantics to, in their opinion, disqualify me. READ
When he was a child, age 6 or 7, Joe Staudt thought he might become an ordained priest in the Roman Catholic Church one day in the distant future. READ
I am writing, not to argue “who came first” to Southold and Southampton, as debated in your article “So, who was really here first?” (Feb. 22), but to challenge the new assumption about Cutchogue’s venerable Old House, a National Historic Landmark, made by Zach Studenroth, director of the Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council, who was featured in the article. READ
For Sandi Brewster-Walker, connecting names and histories to the men who worked on whale boats in the 19th century is a passion. READ
Daniel De Mato suddenly had a problem: He looked too clean cut. And for someone who buys drugs for a living, that can a problem. READ
I’ve never considered myself much of car person. I never hung photos of high-horsepower muscle cars on my wall as a kid or dreamed about driving a Ferrari one day. I simply roll down the window when the air conditioning quits. I’ve always viewed cars more through a lens of practicality: Can it get me from point A to point B? READ
The Army Corps of Engineers’ plan to replenish sand along a 1.6-mile stretch of beach at Hashamomuck Cove is fraught with financial risk. READ