02/28/19 2:00pm

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A scene from last year’s Cheryl Hannabury Memorial “Celebration of Life” Community Cocktail Party at the Ram’s Head Inn.

Activities and events on Shelter Island.

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02/14/19 4:30pm

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One possible origin of Valentine’s Day says Saint Valentine was a Roman priest who married soldiers and their wives in secret.

So today is Valentine’s Day. A day that our culture has told us is about love and hearts and Cupid and chocolates and other gifts for those we love.

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09/27/18 8:00am
STOCK PHOTO Frank Milano spoke about his time in Zaire as a teacher in the Peace Corps.

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Frank Milano spoke about his time in Zaire as a teacher in the Peace Corps at a recent Friday Night Dialogues.

“Jambo” means “Hello” in Swahili and “koo koo” means chicken. I learned these and a few other Swahili words from Frank Milano during his talk about his time in the Peace Corps at the library last Friday. (more…)

07/28/18 3:00pm
RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO Katie, a two-and-a-half year-old mini Labradoodle who’s been certified by the Alliance of Therapy Dogs.

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Katie, a two-and-a-half year-old mini Labradoodle who’s been certified by the Alliance of Therapy Dogs.

I had a delightful time at the Senior Center last Wednesday.

Director Laurie Fanelli asked me to come over to see the visiting therapy dog who was coming to the Silver Circle. I told Laurie that I had an appointment in Sag Harbor (I was on the track of a new computer) and I also had the grandkids in tow. I had also promised them lunch at Panera Bread.

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