Stories By Tara Israel

Phantoms of the Hamptons

In one of New York State’s oldest settlements, a quirky town crier and his shy Wiccan wife revel in sharing three hundred years’ worth of macabre local lore.

Surviving on Jersey Street

On a notoriously crime-ridden strip in Staten Island, memories of the way things were, and visions of how they might again be.

Hang Men