The 1917-18 coal shortage was the result of a bottleneck in transportation
Part of the front page of the Jan. 4, 1918, East Hampton Star, from the East Hampton Library Digital Long Island collection.

“But you’re always talking about dying.”

A perfect dog for us?

The Montauk Lighthouse visitors’ log from August 1908 to September 1910

He could read as fast — or faster — upside down and backward than you or I can read right-side up and forward

It’s a tough racket, the Santa gig

Thank you, Santa!

It would make the ultimate, if cheesy, Christmas photo for the cover of The Star

O’en knew the drill

How the curtain has drawn around our days, leaving us snatching at the bright hours