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Under the Harvest Moon

My Corner Office: The Many Faces of the Peconic Bay

My Corner Office: The Many Faces of the Peconic Bay by David Berson It is my corner office, my room with a view, where I earn my living continually reestablishing my connection with that older part


The National Hurricane Center's Sept. 19 Forecast Cone for Hurricane José.

Strained Fluke Quotas, Hurricanes and Safe Harbor

Strained Fluke Quotas, Hurricanes and Safe Harbor Case of fisherman bound for North Carolina caught in José’s rough seas highlights inadequacies in interstate fishing regulations by Beth Young Less than a month after a bill granting vessels


Retired teacher Bob Jester gives a lesson in induction at the grand opening of the seaport museum's room named in his honor.

East End Seaport Museum Celebrates New Children’s Room: Capt. Bob’s Quarter Deck

Greenport’s East End Seaport Museum, which long has provided nautical educational activities for kids, has now taken the immersive educational experience one step further, opening up a brand new children’s room on Aug. 4. The


Founder’s Landing on the Peconic Bay in Southold at left, Kenney’s Beach in Southold on the Long Island Sound, right. | Jennifer Luke photos

The Sound or the Bay? North Forkers on their Favorite Beaches

by Jennifer Luke On the North Fork, we have the amazing rocky Sound, and the sandy Bay. They are both almost complete opposites, so that would mean they attract different kinds of visitors. My theory is


A large cardboard box is important.... but it's not the only important thing.

So You Want To Build a Cardboard Boat? Have You Gone Daft?

by Beth Young The idea began like many of my other half-baked plans: with a supposedly useless bit of packaging. You see, the truth is, I’ve been waiting for my water heater to go on the


One scrimshaw artifact in the collection.

Brecknock Hall to Unveil Greenport Whaling Artifacts

The Brecknock Hall Foundation continues its annual distinguished lecture series next weekend with whaling curator Michael P. Dyer, who will unlock the history of David G. Floyd’s iconic whaling career. Dyer’s lecture, entitled “Tuthill’s Memorial:


Coast Guard Air Station Cape Code photo of Thursday's rescue

Sailor Rescued by Coast Guard Helicopter in Heavy Seas off Shinnecock

The captain of a 40-foot sailboat was rescued early Thursday morning by Coast Guard helicopter in heavy seas in high seas and heavy winds 12 miles out in the Atlantic Ocean off of Shinnecock Inlet. Watchstanders


Robins Island as viewed from the North Race.

Coast Guard Calls Off Search for Missing Paraglider off Robins Island

Update: The Coast Guard, along with all East End police departments involved in the search, suspended looking for a paraglider at about 1:45 p.m. Monday afternoon, after no one was reported missing, and no other correlating


| Coast Guard Photo

Coast Guard Rescues Three in Ocean Off Shinnecock

A rescue crew from Coast Guard Station Shinnecock rescued three people after their 23-foot center console boat capsized near Shinnecock Inlet Wednesday afternoon Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island received a distress call at 3:30 p.m. from


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