Articles by

Susan Carey Dempsey

05/31/19 4:30pm

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This week, I’m going to devote this space to beers, which have been welcome guests at Island barbecues and beach picnics over the past holiday weekend. There are times when a beer is the perfect drink, especially with grilled foods or cold seafood on a summer day. I knew for this topic I should not trust my limited knowledge, but turn to my brother-in-law Hank McManus, who has a more extensive batch of brain cells dedicated to brews than anyone I’ve ever met. In fact, for several years Hank wrote his own column on beer, for the newspaper “AM New York.”

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05/28/19 2:00pm

COURTESY PHOTO U.S. Army First Lt. Joseph Theinert

While Monday’s Memorial Day observances on Shelter Island were as stirring and meaningful as ever, there were some familiar faces missing from past years. The Gold Star family of Lt. Joseph Theinert was spending the weekend conducting a leadership retreat for veterans and Shelter Island students at their foundation’s Strongpoint Ranch in New Mexico. (more…)

05/24/19 2:00pm

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This poster made by children in Camp Good Grief last year captures many positive emotions.

“For the Love of the Children,” a gathering to support East End Hospice’s (EEH) Camp Good Grief, will be held on Saturday, June 1 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Gardiner’s Bay Country Club. (more…)

05/17/19 10:00am

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Bill Geist’s latest work is a memoir of his teenage years working in a family-owned resort at Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri.

Viewers of “CBS: Sunday Morning” over the last three decades, and readers of the New York Times before that, have come to know Bill Geist as an entertaining observer of idiosyncratic people and customs all across America. His latest work is a memoir of his teenage years working in a family-owned resort at Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri. 

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