12/03/16 3:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

I hope that everyone had a great Thanksgiving. I certainly did — cooking my turkey here and then bringing it to my 95-year-old mother’s house in Northport. Other guests showed up and we had a wonderful time.

This was one of the few times I cooked a bird that had been frozen. I always thought fresh killed was better.

No one seemed to taste a difference. (more…)

12/03/16 11:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO

If you know, let us know. Send your responses to [email protected] or phone at (631) 749-1000, extension 18. (more…)

12/03/16 8:00am
GAGE SKIDMORE/FLICKR PHOTO

GAGE SKIDMORE/FLICKR PHOTO

We had heard stories about families fracturing and dis-inviting members to Thanksgiving for voting the wrong way in the election.

As we motored up to Cape Cod for our annual gathering, there was no worry about that happening in our clan. We all were born into Eisenhower Republican families, and some of us had morphed into Democrats and Independents. But no one, as far as we knew, had lurched into Trump World. There would be no angry confrontations, no finger-pointing. It never, miraculously, became a topic of conversation at the dinner table. (more…)

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12/02/16 4:30pm

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

The United States and the USSR signed an agreement prohibiting nuclear weapons in space.

In what many Yankee fans considered a terrible trade, slugger Roger Maris was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals for pitcher Charlie Smith.

Musician Sinéad O’Connor was born in Dublin.

282 people perished when the Greek ferry the Heraklin sank in the Aegean Sea during a raging storm.

Barbados, one week after becoming independent from the United Kingdom, was admitted to the United Nations, but the Island continues to recognize the British monarchy as its head of state. (more…)

12/02/16 2:00pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Jennifer Maxson

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Jennifer Corwin Maxson

As her 70th birthday approaches, Jenifer Corwin Maxson’s new performance is her attempt to make sense out of the past seven decades, viewed through the lens of being one of the early Baby Boomers. It’s also about confronting the specter of “official old age” from someone who was taught not to trust anyone over 30. (more…)