04/27/17 2:00pm
DON BINDLER PHOTO  |  Redstart and babies at Mashomack Preserve.

DON BINDLER PHOTO | Redstart and babies at Mashomack Preserve.

BIRDING AT MASHOMACK

Know the difference between cardinals and blue jays, but not much else? Like the outdoors and learning new things? On Sunday, April 30 from 8 to 10 a.m. Mashomack Preserve offers “Birding for Beginners.”  (more…)

06/09/16 4:30pm
ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO | Moderator and retired Foreign Service Officer Kirk Ressler exchanges ideas with Ann Brunswick at the May 26 ‘Great Decisions’ discussion.

ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO | Moderator and retired Foreign Service Officer Kirk Ressler exchanges ideas with Ann Brunswick at the May 26 ‘Great Decisions’ discussion.

From where we sit on eastern Long Island, sometimes it can be difficult to grasp the complications of the world’s social, political and economic realities. The evening news offers only a fleeting glimpse of what’s happening abroad — these days the circus-like atmosphere of national presidential politics gets far more airtime — and putting the wider world into context can be extremely difficult.

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