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02/12/16 12:23pm
COURTESY PHOTO | An injured red-tailed hawk perched on a fence post Thursday afternoon.

COURTESY PHOTO | An injured red-tailed hawk perched on a fence post Thursday afternoon.

K.C.  Bailey had noticed the red-tailed hawk circling above the bird feeder at her home on North Cartwright Road. And then looking out the window on Thursday, she saw the beautiful predator sitting on one of the posts of her fence.

When it hadn’t moved two hours later, Ms. Bailey knew something was wrong. (more…)

02/12/16 10:00am

 

PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES/iSTOCK

PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES/iSTOCK

Card companies, florists and candy shops conspire to keep Valentine’s Day alive, and although options to celebrate may be limited in the depths of an Island February, love will find a way.

While many restaurants have closed for the season, a few are vying for lovebirds to choose their eateries as part of the celebration. (more…)

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02/12/16 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

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Last week I wrote an intensive letter to the paper but was told that 750 words was not acceptable, but had to be 400 words.

And I did not even touch on hunting, ticks, Lyme disease, housing or the bridge and tunnel situation. (more…)

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02/11/16 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Tristan Wissemann

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Tristan Wissemann

Standing outside the high school gym near the display case that holds seven 1,000-point game basketballs and across from the Hall of Fame case, Coach Jay Card Jr. described what motivated him to excel as a coach and player during his own distinguished varsity basketball career.

“Children walk down this hallway everyday and they look into that case, and think to themselves, ‘I’d like to have my name on that wall,’” he said. “Those names are an inspiration.” (more…)