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The Shelter Island Library presents ‘Creating New Holiday Traditions’ on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 5:30 p.m.
It can take a village… to help people stay warm. Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International is hosting its annual coat drive for local recipients. Donors may drop off gently used coats at the company’s office at 17 Grand Ave. in the Heights.
JULIE LANE PHOTOS
Spreading its wings for the crowd under the tent at the Shelter Island Library is a great horned owl.
A program took flight last week under the tent at the Shelter Island Library as an expert from the Quogue Wildlife Refuge brought birds of prey here. Despite soaring temperatures, children, parents and grandparents were delighted.
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO
Mr. Lomuscio reflects on an Easter spent caring for his daughters hens.
I hope that everyone had joyful and happy Easter and Passover celebrations with family and friends.
RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO
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.
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTOS
Rascal the guinea pig and Boo the pug go nose-to-nose in the arms of their owners, Nicolle De Leonardis and Angelina Rice.
On the sunny morning of July 7, approximately 40 dogs — and one guinea pig — and their owners gathered in a shady park across the street from Our Lady of the Isle Church for the annual “Blessing of the Pets” ceremony.