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12/07/19 3:00pm

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Children reading ebooks outside the library last summer.

It may appear to be a David vs. Goliath battle, but Shelter Island Library Director Terry Lucas won approval from her Board of Trustees to take on Macmillan Publishing over a new policy that limits access to the behemoth publisher’s electronic version of its new releases. (more…)

12/07/19 11:00am

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When the Long Island Power Authority sought a partner in 1998 to operate Long Island’s energy system, it selected what it —and many others — considered the best utility in the New York Metropolitan Area: Brooklyn Union Gas Company. (more…)

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12/06/19 4:30pm

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Okinawan sweet potatoes make a great holiday pie.

Okinawan sweet potatoes are one of my favorite foods. Having grown up in Hawaii, there was an abundance of them commonly found on dinner tables, menus and at luaus. But here in New York they’ve made their way onto my Most Wanted but Hard to Find List. (more…)