Francis Landau (1915-1960) served as the first Shirley Postmaster at the newly opened building in June of 1952. Known for being a tireless civic leader, he headed the Mastic Beach American Legion Post as well as being a member of the Shirley Taxpayers Association. He began his career in the United States Postal Service around […]
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Remembering Edmund Hallock and the Old M...
Imagine it’s around 1880 and you’re on the old South Country road (Montauk Hwy), heading east by horse and carriage, passing the twin ponds and Forge River. As you trotted along you would have noticed Edmund Hallocks home on the north side of the road and just roughly two hundred feet further, the Moriches Post […]
Celebrating our Local History… Through t
We can be proud to know that the tri-hamlet area of which we live was home to many strong and independent women who have made their mark in history. Examples abound going back to the birth of this nation with the likes of Ruth Floyd, wife of Nathaniel Woodhull, who stood by to bring her […]