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12/26/17 8:00am

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This side of the ferry
To the Editor:
Just because we live on a tiny island with no bridges does not mean that our newspaper and its brilliant cartoonist, Peter Waldner, should be limited to issues only on this side of the ferry (Your Letters, “Two cents worth,” December 7). (more…)

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09/13/16 10:00am
ELEANOR LABROZZI PHOTO Volunteers continued Saturday to clear a path through the Sylvester Manor trail that is to be linked with Sachem’s Woods.

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Volunteers continued Saturday to clear a path through the Sylvester Manor trail that is to be linked with Sachem’s Woods.

Humid weather didn’t deter a group of volunteers who spent a couple of hours Saturday continuing to clear a trail through Sylvester Manor to eventually link it with Sachem’s Woods. (more…)

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08/05/16 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO Joe Denny moments after he completed the 125-mile Paumanok Path stretching from Rocky Point to Montauk in late July.

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Joe Denny moments after he completed the 125-mile Paumanok Path stretching from Rocky Point to Montauk in late July.

Late last month, on one of the hottest days this summer, Shelter Islander Joe Denny decided to take a 125-mile hike.

Discussing the idea with his wife, Julie, Mr. Denny said she was supportive. “She married a guy who does crazy things,” he said. (more…)