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01/15/18 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTOS Congressman Lee Zeldin, left, and President Donald Trump.

COURTESY PHOTOS Congressman Lee Zeldin, left, and President Donald Trump.

The vulgar word President Donald Trump allegedly used during a discussion with legislators to describe immigration from several African countries and Haiti created a firestorm this week in the political sphere and beyond.

In his comments, Mr. Trump suggested the U.S. should bring in more immigrants from countries such as Norway, media outlets reported. (more…)

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10/23/17 8:11am
BEVRLEA WALZ PHOTO Kal Lewis, breaking the tape, and the record, at the Shelter Island 5K race Saturday.

BEVRLEA WALZ PHOTO Kal Lewis, breaking the tape, and the record, at the Shelter Island 5K race Saturday.

Maybe Kal Lewis should run every race feeling a bit under the weather.

On Saturday, the 15-year-old Shelter Island High School sophomore woke up with a sore throat, and several hours later broke the record for his hometown’s 5K race. (more…)

10/08/17 3:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | During their visit to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida last spring, Poppy Johnson, her grandchildren, son and daughter-in-law came across a familiar name in an unexpected place.

COURTESY PHOTO | During their visit to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida last spring, Poppy Johnson, her grandchildren, son and daughter-in-law came across a familiar name in an unexpected place.

I thought I’d let my readers know that I sent the receipt (proving that I took the “safe driving class” I described last week) to my insurance company, and I received a check representing 10 percent of my premium for liability and collision coverage.

Pretty fast work. I am delighted. So sign up for the next class set for December 5. Just call Laurie at (631) 749-1059 to register.

Meanwhile, I thought I’d pass on some information I gathered from a piece in Newsday last Sunday called “When Generations Travel Together.” It’s by Treva Lind and originally appeared in The Spokesman-Review in Spokane, Washington. (more…)