02/16/17 6:00am
02/16/2017 6:00 AM


Growing up in Aquebogue, Marshall Jones dreamed of becoming a pilot like the ones who flew above him in jets headed toward the nearby Grumman facility. But that aspiration was dashed around age 14, when he learned his vision wasn’t suitable for contemporary flying standards. READ

12/22/16 12:00pm
12/22/2016 12:00 PM

Bassemir brothers

When brothers Doug and Rich Bassemir set out last month to replicate a transcontinental journey their grandfather made 100 years ago — in the same model car — they quickly realized the undertaking raised the same question over and over: How did Grandpa do this?


11/18/16 7:15pm
11/18/2016 7:15 PM

Doug Bassemir of Aqueboque crouched in his driveway Friday in front of the 1917 Maxwell touring car he and his brother Rich have been working to restore since they purchased it eight years ago.

It’s the same model the car enthusiasts’ grandfather C.W. Tuthill drove across the United States exactly one century ago. READ