01/18/18 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO The cover of Melanie Coronetz’s book ‘Schipperkes: A Complete Pet Owner’s Manual’

COURTESY PHOTO  | The cover of Melanie Coronetz’s book ‘Schipperkes: A Complete Pet Owner’s Manual’

Melanie Coronetz and her husband, Bruce Miller, love dogs. But they especially love Schipperkes, a small Belgian breed.

Their first Schipperke found its way into Melanie and Bruce’s lives about 25 years ago, and when you come to Melanie’s Friday Night Dialogues presentation on January 19 at 7 p.m., you will meet Hercules, their 8-year-old Schipperke.  (more…)

01/18/18 8:00am
BOB DeSTEFANO PHOTO Let it snow. Our columnist's driveway.

BOB DeSTEFANO PHOTO Let it snow. Our columnist’s driveway.

Did you ever notice how some things can be so beautiful and at the same time really ugly?

Every winter I feel that way about snow. Not many things are more attractive or more beautiful than the first snowfall. On the flip side, driving home from work on slick, sub-freezing temperature roads, not much could be uglier. (more…)

01/11/18 10:00am
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EVENTS

THURSDAY, JANUARY 11

Art exhibit, works in colored pencil by Bernie Gillespie. Library gallery through January. (631) 749-0042.

Igloo fortresses, a workshop for kids. 2:30 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

Winter Reading Club, for kids of all ages. Runs through March 14. Sign up at the library. (631) 749-0042. (more…)