07/26/18 2:00pm
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EVERY WEEK

Adult coed drop-in basketball, Mondays and Thursdays, 7 to 8:30 p.m., school gym. No charge.

Adult coed drop-in soccer, Tuesdays, 8:30 to 10 p.m., school gym. No charge.

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07/22/18 8:00am
STOCK PHOTO Although it is an oversimplification, insulin is sometimes referred to as the “fat-storage hormone.”

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Although it is an oversimplification, insulin is sometimes referred to as the “fat-storage hormone.”

“Eat Less and Move More” has been the mantra of the diet and fitness industry for the past few decades. So why are so many people still struggling to lose weight despite following this advice? Unlike our fitness trackers, our bodies don’t possess a calorie meter that keeps track of energy in and energy out. A calorie is simply a unit of measure for energy — not completely without merit in the weight loss formula, but limiting.

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07/21/18 11:00am
STOCK PHOTO The Shelter Island Public Library Tennis Tournament returns on Saturday, August 18.

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The Shelter Island Public Library Tennis Tournament returns on Saturday, August 18.

 Summer and tennis for this region means the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadow Park. But for Shelter Island, it’s about to mean the first Shelter Island Public Library Tennis Tournament since 2005 on Saturday, August 18. (more…)