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09/18/18 10:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Bill Dickerson, with his certificate from the Firemen's Association of New York honoring him for his decades of service to Shelter Island.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Bill Dickerson, with his certificate from the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York honoring him for his decades of service to Shelter Island.

At 95, Bill Dickerson remembers the good times and the hard times.

He persevered through the latter, and for his dedication to his fellow Isalnders, has been honored by the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York for 70 years of service as a volunteer firefighter. (more…)

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09/07/15 3:00pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO William G. Dickerson, in the kitchen of his home on Menantic Creek, where he has lived since 1950.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO
William G. Dickerson, in the kitchen of his home on Menantic Creek, where he has lived since 1950.

William Dickerson, at 92, is the oldest male harelegger on Shelter Island, and a veteran of World War II. He served in the invasion of Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge, receiving a Purple Heart. The State of New York, France and the United States Congress have recognized his valor. (more…)

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04/04/14 12:00pm

COURTESY PHOTO | Mollie Numark as a dancer with the Blackpool Tower Chiildren's Ballet

COURTESY PHOTO | Mollie Numark as a dancer with the Blackpool Tower Chiildren’s Ballet
COURTESY PHOTO | Marshall Numark

COURTESY PHOTO | Marshall Numark

For Islanders of all ages, “Story Time with Miss Mollie” evokes warm and special memories. On Friday, April 11 at 7 p.m., Mollie returns to the library with her husband, Marshall, to tell their own stories in a special Friday Night Dialogues at the Library, “From the Blitz to the Battle of the Bulge with Mollie and Marshall Numark.” (more…)