01/31/19 8:00am

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Author Louise Penny has just released the latest novel in her Inspector Gamache series.

Kingdom of the Blind

Louise Penny

Minotaur Books

At this time of year, many Islanders head south in search of warmth and more than the occasional glimpse of sun.

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01/17/19 4:30pm

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Sylvester Manor’s 2019 concert season kick starts with an evening of world-class bluegrass music featuring the Slocan Ramblers at the Shelter Island School auditorium on Saturday, January 19, at 7:30 p.m.; doors open at 7.

The Reporter caught up with Frank Evans, the Ramblers’ lead singer and banjo player, to talk bluegrass, banjos and the (declining) difference between Canadian and American bluegrass. 

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01/05/19 8:00am

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Bluegrass band the Slocan Rambers will play on the Island Saturday, January 19.

Sylvester Manor’s 2019 concert season kick starts with an evening of world-class bluegrass music featuring the Slocan Ramblers at the Shelter Island School auditorium on Saturday, January 19, at 7:30 p.m.; doors open at 7.

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03/27/15 10:00am
RICHARD LOMUSCIO

RICHARD LOMUSCIO

We all know that Florida is very friendly toward senior citizens. I believe that seniors make up the bulk of the population here, and many live in over-55 communities.

I am visiting a friend in such a place. Most of the residents hail from the Northeast and Canada. Youngsters are not permitted to visit for more than a few weeks a year. These settlements all have pools, clubhouses and governing bodies. They publish newsletters and have numerous activities including trips, dances and lectures. (more…)