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03/17/18 6:45pm
03/17/2018 6:45 PM

The Department of Defense released the names Saturday evening of the four New York Air National Guard members assigned to the 106th Rescue Wing in Westhampton Beach who were killed in a helicopter crash in Iraq. READ

07/17/16 9:00am
07/17/2016 9:00 AM

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A large flash of light filled the night sky south of East Moriches just after 8:30 p.m. on July 17, 1996.

In seconds, 212 passengers and 18 crew members aboard TWA Flight 800, an international flight from John F. Kennedy airport bound for Paris, were killed as the plane exploded and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean.

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02/14/14 12:22pm
02/14/2014 12:22 PM
Courtesy Photo | Roanoke Avenue Elementary School created 200 handmade valentines for local members of the 106th Rescue Wing of the Air National Guard on Long Island.

Courtesy Photo | Roanoke Avenue Elementary School created 200 handmade valentines for local members of the 106th Rescue Wing of the Air National Guard on Long Island.

After a group of students at Roanoke Avenue Elementary School participated in a “Kindness Challenge”-themed essay writing contest, one student’s essay inspired members from three of the school’s classes to create about 200 handmade valentines to show their appreciation to military service men and women who the students felt were often underappreciated. (more…)