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Richard Lomuscio

02/21/18 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO Seniors columnist Richard Lomuscio “tries on” some waterman boots at a museum in Virgina during his winter roadtrip.

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Seniors columnist Richard Lomuscio “tries on” some waterman boots at a museum in Virgina during his winter roadtrip.

I decided to take a road trip.

I hadn’t done one in some time because my night vision wasn’t great. But now that I had my cataract removed, I figured I might as well go for it.

January was so cold here I had forgotten what warm weather felt like. (more…)

02/19/18 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Barbara Silverstone

COURTESY PHOTO | Barbara Silverstone

“I believe in turnover of leadership,” Barbara Silverstone told me in an interview last week.

Barbara, the Senior Citizen Foundation’s president, took over leadership of the benevolent organization just two years ago and plans to step down from the helm at the group’s April meeting.  (more…)

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02/09/18 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Dering Harbor Village Hall.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Dering Harbor Village Hall.

At the Village of Dering Harbor Board of Trustees meeting February 3, Mayor John Colby urged those with litigation against the village to “drop these cases … they hurt us all.”

He also asked for the resignation of two Zoning Board of Appeals members because they have a conflict of interest based on the latest complaint filed against the village. With two ZBA members in conflict, he added, it jeopardizes the efficacy of the ZBA.

Sources familiar with the issue said that the two officials asked to resign are ZBA Chairman Tim Hogue and member Marian Brownlie. (more…)

01/26/18 3:00pm
STOCK PHOTO | Tai Chi originated in China as a martial art, but it is now a popular physical activity for senior citizens around the world.

STOCK PHOTO  Tai Chi originated in China as a martial art, but it is now a popular physical activity for senior citizens around the world.

Tai Chi classes are coming to the Senior Activity Center in March. Classes will meet twice weekly for one hour and will go on for eight weeks.

Senior Center Director Laurie Fanelli tells me that classes are going to be taught by a certified instructor from the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, free of charge. (more…)