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10/20/14 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Mark Kanarvogel, left, and Ben Jones of Shelter Island Emergency Medical Services. Both have responded to emergencies in which Narcan was used to save lives.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Mark Kanarvogel, left, and Ben Jones of Shelter Island Emergency Medical Services. Both have responded to emergencies in which Narcan was used to save lives.

It was something Ben Jones had seen many times before — being called to an Island residence and finding a person unconscious, at death’s door. (more…)

10/17/14 12:00pm

 

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | The front of Black Cat Books on North Ferry Road.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | The front of Black Cat Books on North Ferry Road.

 

Do you love secondhand bookstores, but hate that most of them look like a bomb went off a few minutes before you arrived?

And you look forward to happily killing time browsing in the stacks, but begin choking immediately on the dust of the ages floating in the air?

Then head for Black Cat Books, where the air is fresh, the shelves and stacks organized and it’s filled with light. (more…)

10/10/14 4:30pm

 

Ambrose Clancy

Ambrose Clancy

That old wisdom about regrets is dead on: In retrospect, it’s not what you’ve done that really hurts, but what you didn’t do.

And summer has passed and I didn’t go fishing.

Stop me if you’ve heard this before. Well, that won’t work, because this is, after all, a fish story. (more…)