Where Felix Parked

As historians (not sure when that happened), one of our objectives is for readers to see the past, while they are living in the present. What do you see when you look at the Coast Guard Station? Do you see the current buildings? Or perhaps you envision yourself as...

Crossing the Texas Border Without ID

Back in June we shared the story of the Texas Tower tragedy.  To briefly refresh, Texas Tower #4 was a radar tower built by the US Air Force approximately 70 miles nearly straight south of Hampton Bays; yes, in the middle of the ocean.  Standing on the seabed, it...

Paddler Tattler

Today’s guest author is Jim Dreeben! Peconic River at its best Wednesday, September 6, 2017, a friend, Mike, and I paddled the Peconic River from Connecticut Ave. in Manorville to Downtown Riverhead. The water level was the highest I have seen it in many years...

If You Thought 2020 Blows…

Some stories are just too good to pass up. Some stories blow you away, in a manner of speaking. The anniversary of our biggest gale is almost upon us and we are challenging our authors to write the story, yet again. This time, however, we shall use the words of some...

Good Ground Get Schooled

It’s that time of year again. Summer has faded, even though we still have some nice days, and children are headed back to school – or whatever passes for school this year. Fortunately, those challenges are for others to deal with. Our Society’s challenge is to...