08/31/18 8:00am
RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO Jack Kiffer, the man behind The Dory.

RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO
Jack Kiffer, the man behind The Dory.

I recently spent some time gabbing with Dory proprietor, 76-year-old Jack Kiffer. This senior citizen opens the saloon in the morning and stays until closing, which could be as late as 4 a.m. on some days.

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08/24/18 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The pavilion at Wades Beach is now adorned with benches.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
The pavilion at Wades Beach is now adorned with benches.

I don’t know how many of you have seen the new pavilion at Wades Beach. It’s a great structure that gives shade from the hot sun and has a new cement pathway to the restrooms. It was provided by the Lions Club and constructed by Highway Department members.

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08/03/18 10:00am
STOCK PHOTO The author's fear of needles has prevented him from getting tattoos.

STOCK PHOTO
The author’s fear of needles has prevented him from getting tattoos.

Tattoos have certainly become more accepted than they were a half century ago. They have almost become mainstream.

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07/28/18 3:00pm
RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO Katie, a two-and-a-half year-old mini Labradoodle who’s been certified by the Alliance of Therapy Dogs.

RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO
Katie, a two-and-a-half year-old mini Labradoodle who’s been certified by the Alliance of Therapy Dogs.

I had a delightful time at the Senior Center last Wednesday.

Director Laurie Fanelli asked me to come over to see the visiting therapy dog who was coming to the Silver Circle. I told Laurie that I had an appointment in Sag Harbor (I was on the track of a new computer) and I also had the grandkids in tow. I had also promised them lunch at Panera Bread.

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