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01/21/16 4:30pm
Benjamin Franklin Jones

Benjamin Franklin Jones

Benjamin Franklin Jones
Benjamin Franklin Jones, beloved husband, father, grandfather, first responder and friend, died on January 14, 2016 in Stuart, Florida. (more…)

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01/19/16 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO | PATRICIA SHILLINGBURG

JULIE LANE PHOTO | Patricia Shillingburg

It was a sad week on Shelter Island with the loss two of its finest, most active residents.

In the wake of the passing of Ben Jones on Thursday January 14, word came that Patricia Shillingburg, author and historian, had died early that morning as well. (more…)

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02/14/14 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Kelly and Brett Surerus were engaged on Valentine’s Day in 2009 and now are the proud parents of 3-month-old Jackson.

COURTESY PHOTO
Kelly and Brett Surerus were engaged on Valentine’s Day in 2009 and now are the proud parents of 3-month-old Jackson.

Two Island kids — one a full-timer and the other a summer resident — grew up together, had a fling in high school, went their separate ways to college and ultimately met again here years later and became engaged on Valentine’s Day 2009. (more…)