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03/21/19 8:00am

COURTESY PHOTO Friday Night Dialogues at the Library tomorrow will be devoted to a discussion about the Burning Man festival.

This year, from Sunday August 25 until Monday September 2, over 70,000 people will gather in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada to join together for Burning Man 2019. Participants join in the effort to co-create Black Rock City, a temporary metropolis dedicated to art and community.
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03/08/19 10:00am

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Data needed
To the Editor:
Support for affordable housing in our community is growing. At the same time, a counter-current for conversion of rentable residences to lucrative short term rentals (STR) is underway. This is difficult to reconcile. (more…)

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03/03/19 8:00am

David Rogers, a professor of sociology and a devoted summer resident of Shelter Island, where he moonlighted as a jazz piano player for nearly 40 years, died on February 27 at his home in Manhattan. He was 88.

The cause of death was prostate cancer, his family said. (more…)

03/01/19 2:00pm

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“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.”- Jimmy Dean.

Pierce Senken is on an adventure of a lifetime. A 3rd Year Midshipman at the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, Pierce is the son of Gregory and Jane Senken of Shelter Island and Garden City.

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03/01/19 8:00am

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Willful act?
To the Editor:
I regret writing a third letter regarding the Village of Dering Harbor’s scorched-earth quest to ban property maintenance including lawn mowing Saturdays and Sundays May 1 through Columbus Day, including holidays, hidden behind a “Construction Law” amendment. (more…)