11/18/18 11:00am

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO

What a midterm election — in Suffolk County and the nation!

When I entered my polling place, a poll-watcher commented about how it had been an extremely busy day. That was true of voting across the nation. For years, voter apathy has been bemoaned. Perhaps the 2018 midterms will mark a change. (more…)

12/30/16 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Former Congressman Tim Bishop has returned to academia.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Former Congressman Tim Bishop has returned to academia.

Higher education had its highs and lows in Suffolk County in 2016.  (more…)

12/04/16 11:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

A world expert on horseshoe crabs is worried about their extinction after 455 million years of life on Earth — largely because the crab has become a delicacy in some Asian nations. (more…)

03/20/15 10:00am
COURTESY ILLUSTRATION

COURTESY ILLUSTRATION

Two poets, Islander Virginia Walker and Michael Walsh of Rocky Point, will read from their book, “Neuron Mirror,” at Friday Night Dialogues at the Library on March 20 at 7 p.m.

The book is dedicated to the memory of people who died from pancreatic cancer: Ms. Walker’s mother, Helen Shields, and four poets known to the authors — Diana Chang, Robert Long, Siv Cedering and Antje Katcher. All proceeds from the sale of the book will go to the Lustgarten Foundation, an organization that promotes pancreatic cancer research. (more…)

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01/09/15 8:00am
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO  The Bucks brain trust for 2015. From left, recently named Pitching Coach Casey Buckley, Head Coach Jamie Quinn and General Manager Dave Gurney.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO
The Bucks brain trust for 2015. From left, recently named Pitching Coach Casey Buckley, Head Coach Jamie Quinn and General Manager Dave Gurney.

Opponents of the 2015 Shelter Island Bucks are on notice: Your hitters are not going to be happy at the plate. (more…)