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COURTESY PHOTO |All for one. From left: Susan Jones, Susan Laspia, Kathleen Conrad and Barbara Smith in Washington last Saturday.

COURTESY PHOTO |All for one. From left: Susan Jones, Susan Laspia, Kathleen Conrad and Barbara Smith in Washington last Saturday.

Last Saturday, hundreds of thousands of people — including a couple dozen Shelter Islanders — descended on our nation’s capital to take part in a massive protest march marking President Donald Trump’s first full day in office. (more…)

06/05/16 8:00am
WALT WHITMAN

WALT WHITMAN

The most famous native of Suffolk County is Walt Whitman and much of the poet’s work was closely tied to his birthplace. “Starting from the fish-shape Paumanok, where I was born,” he wrote in “Leaves of Grass.”

He always referred to Long Island by its Native American name. From here, he wrote, “I strike up a New World.” (more…)