12/16/18 8:00am

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They’re off in last year’s 5k for Breast Cancer run.

As I periodically do, I got back into my fitness routine this summer.

In these latter years, the regimen has been boiled down to two machines at the nearby health club, the stationary bike and the rower. The days of doing a full circuit of muscle-toning machines are long gone. All I want is to work up a sweat and get the heart rate up. A runner since the 1970s, a 5- or 10-mile jaunt used to be like an elixir. (more…)

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12/14/18 10:00am

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Making us proud
To the Editor:
“This trip changed my life.” (more…)

09/14/18 12:00pm
RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO Mary Lou Eichhorn is the owner of gift shop Cornucopia.

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Mary Lou Eichhorn is the owner of gift shop Cornucopia.

I stopped at Cornucopia on West Neck Road last week looking for a card.

While looking through the selection I began talking with proprietor Mary Lou Eichhorn about this Island gift shop that she keeps open every day. (more…)

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07/27/18 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO John Pagliaro’s works explore masculine and feminine imagery. This is one of his large sculptural works, and includes an element he calls ‘the white spike.’

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO
John Pagliaro’s works explore masculine and feminine imagery. This is one of his large sculptural works, and includes an element he calls ‘the white spike.’

John Pagliaro spends about 300 days a year on the waters around Shelter Island, so he wasn’t all that surprised when his phone rang while he was kayaking in icy conditions between the Island and Southold. A friend on the other end asked if he was O.K. (more…)

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07/26/18 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO Kirstin Zabel in kindergarten.

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Kirstin Zabel in kindergarten.

When Kirstin Elizabeth Zabel was born in December 1986, her parents, Donald and Claudia, brought her home to Cartwright Road on Shelter Island. Thirty-one years later she was buried in the cemetery at Shelter Island Presbyterian Church. (more…)