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08/10/17 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO

One morning in April, Pepe Martinez, co-owner of STARS Café in the Heights, was sworn in as an American citizen along with 152 other people from 38 countries in the federal courthouse in Central Islip (“All American,” April 13).

Officiating at the ceremony was United States District Court Judge Joseph Bianco.

After those to be naturalized took the Oath Of Allegiance to the United States, Judge Bianco spoke about the promise of America, telling a story about his grandfather, who arrived as a young man from Italy in the 1920s, “with nothing, nothing, and becoming an American, and living an American life. What would he say, if when he arrived, he would be told his grandson would be a federal judge?” (more…)

07/11/17 2:00pm
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO

It’s here in all its glory — summer 2017. With the season comes all the things that make this time of year on the Island so terrific — along with the associated dangers, on land and on water.

Perhaps boating is at the top of the list of joys that can turn horribly bad. (more…)

06/22/17 4:30pm

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BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The start of the 38th annual Shelter Island 10K.

Shelter Island witnessed a heroic community effort on Saturday, June 17, when individuals, groups, the Police Department and town government worked seamlessly for the common good.

They, along with the crowds of Islanders who showed up on a less-than-perfect summer day to take part in the 10K, and the inspiring athletes of all ages levels and conditions, made it a day to remember. (more…)