MAHREEN KHAN PHOTO U.S. Coast Guard Seaman Sherman Anderson, right, with Coast Guard Auxiliary Officer Ted Webb at East End Seaport Museum in Greenport last Wednesday.
Herman Anderson was just 21 years old when he saved the life of a burly man 14 years his senior whose barge was taking on water near the Plum Island Lighthouse Station 64 years ago.
Last week, Mr. Anderson, now 85, told the story of that rescue to an audience at the East End Seaport Museum in Greenport — just miles from where he served for three years as a lighthouse keeper for the U.S. Coast Guard. (more…)
On election night 2016, Republican Suffolk County Chairman John Jay LaValle praised Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) by saying he had gone to Washington, D.C., and become “a national TV star.”
It was fitting praise, considering the direction politics has taken under President Trump. It’s all about ratings. (more…)
Just so you know what they look like — a false albacore landed by our columnist on a trip two years ago.
Several readers have asked about the status of my secret weapon (“Secret agent fisherman,” September 13). See below. (more…)
A new device is being tried to catch more fish. Details revealed below.
I wish that I could start by saying that last week the fish were just jumping into boats and they were all huge. I also wish I could say the water was flat, clear, cool and calm but it just didn’t work out that way. (more…)
KELLY ZEGERS PHOTO Perry Gershon in June after winning the Democratic primary.
Perry Gershon of East Hampton won the Democratic primary in June for the 1st Congressional District. He’ll challenge Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) in November for his seat in Congress. Mr. Gershon sat down with the editors and reporters of Times Review ahead of the election to discuss a few of the issues that are a focus in the campaign.
Here is a condensed version of the conversation. (more…)