Please join us on Thursday, March 24th at 3:30 pm, when Nancy Solomon will be a guest on the My Hometown radio show, on WHPC, The Voice of Nassau Community College. Solomon will be discussing her latest book, “Boat Building and Boat Yards of Long Island: A Tribute to Tradition,” published by the History Press. […]

The 1920s was an interesting time on Long Island, with the passage of the Volstead Act that prohibited the importing and consuming of alcoholic beverages, ushering in the prohibition era. Many residents turned to local baymen and other boat owners to help satisfy their demand for wine and liquor through illegal smuggling and homegrown moonshine. […]