Bay Shore resident turns 103, reflects on her journey from the South

Seventy years after journeying from North Carolina and settling in Bay Shore — sending for her four kids weeks later — Mamie Holmes celebrated her 103rd birthday Friday at her Third Avenue home. Mamie Holmes, who’s lived in the same house for the last 63 years, was born in Clinton, N.C., in 1914. She decided … Continue reading Bay Shore resident turns 103, reflects on her journey from the South