Carol Cohen Hohl (left) and her friend Susan McGraw Keber. (Credit: Photo courtesy of Mark Fallows, North Fork Apparel)
At 71 years old, Carol Cohen Hohl, who splits her time between Manhattan and the North Fork, has had an illustrious career in the fashion industry.
She worked for Japanese fashion house Sanyo for years and has taught at Parsons The New School for Design, among her many ventures.
But last year Cohen Hohl and her son Michael Cohen, 45, launched North Fork Apparel, their new basic wear and accessory clothing line influenced by the simple, yet authentic lifestyle of Long Island’s quieter fork. (more…)
Rosemary McKinley in her Southold home. (Credit: Vera Chinese)
My life plan was to continue teaching well into my 60s. I enjoyed working with children and never minded the hard work that went into my profession. Then my mother was battling cancer and I wanted to be by her side when she needed me. Her time was short here on earth but I still managed to be with her until the end by working around my teaching schedule. (more…)
In 1995, I unexpectedly received an opportunity for early retirement from Westinghouse Electric Corporation. I had spent almost 30 years with that company, most of that time involved in the design and construction of nuclear power stations in the U.S. and overseas. (more…)
Charles Woodcheke of April Rain. (Credit: Diane Woodcheke courtesy)
Charles Woodcheke, 52, Calverton
Originally I was a tradesman — carpentry and cabinetry — but several years ago I became ill with a rheumatic disease called sarcoidosis. I was down for quite some time and still suffer from it. I could no longer work in my field. (more…)
Northforker’s annual 50+ magazine was delivered to a newsstand near you today, March 19.
Inserted in editions of The Suffolk Times, the Shelter Island Reporter and the Riverhead News-Review, the magazine focuses on life on the North Fork for those who have hit their fiftieth birthdays. (more…)