CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Justine Karen at the Islander.
A very articulate 16-year old is sitting in a corner booth at The Islander talking about her life. It’s the height of lunch hour and just about everyone in the busy dining room knows who she is, where she lives, who her parents are, who she is eating lunch with, and why.
What’s weird is that Justine Karen is totally O.K. with it. (more…)
PAUL SQUIRE PHOTO Dead fish in the thousands have washed up on local shores in the past month.
We’ve been reminded a lot in recent weeks that fish kills are a regular occurrence in these parts and aren’t anything new. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO| Valentina Felten
William and Jacquelyn Felten have announced the birth of their first child, Valentina Rose Felten, weighing 7 pounds, 2 ounces and measuring 19 inches. She arrived January 28, 2015 at 5:36 p.m. at Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn.
The proud grandparents are Anthony and Barbara Borrello of Silver Beach and Bill and Carol Felten of Rockville Centre. She is the fourth grandchild for both Mr. and Mrs. Borrello and Mr. and Mrs. Felten.
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Shelter Island Justice Court
The following is a list of court cases adjudicated at the April 27 session of Shelter Island Justice Court. The reports are compiled from information provided to the Reporter by the Court. Judge Helen J. Rosenblum was on the bench for this session.
Sofia Morales-Barranco of Shelter Island was fined $100 plus a state surcharge of $93 for not being a licensed driver. A right-of-way violation was dismissed as covered in the plea.
Victor A. Sacaquirin of Shelter Island was fined $300 plus $93 for being an unlicensed driver.
Twelve cases were adjourned until later dates on the court’s calendar — 11 at the request of the defendants or their attorneys and one at the request of the court.
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO
Sy Weissman in action, taking a photo of Marion Klupka. His photos line the walls of the Senior Activity Center.
While visiting the Senior Activity Center last week, I noticed some impressive photos on the walls and was told they were taken by Sy Weissman. Yoga teacher Jean Lawless said, “He’s a great guy. You should write about him.” (more…)