03/01/18 4:30pm

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Shelter Island School Superintendent Christine Finn remembers the horror when a shooter claimed the lives of 20 students and six staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School in November 2012.

She suspects she would have done exactly what the principal of that school did. Hearing noise in the corridor, she would have left her office to see what was causing the disturbance.

The Sandy Hook principal and a school psychologist reacted that way and were the first people the killer shot. (more…)

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CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Christine Finn at The Islander this week.

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Christine Finn at The Islander this week.

Christine Finn, a teacher and education administrator, has a sure-fire way to get the flavor of the local culture when she travels overseas. Go to McDonald’s. (more…)