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David Lichtenstein, Ph.D.
Union Chapel in the Grove welcomes David Lichtenstein, Ph.D., and members of the Shelter Island Historical Society on Sunday, July 7 at 10:30 am. Dr. Lichtenstein will speak about “A Treasure Hidden in Plain Sight,” the history of the Japanese-style bridge in South Ferry Hills. Members of the Historical Society will participate in the service as readers and ushers.
Calling all Janeites!
“Austen Mania” is alive and well and will be explored in depth at the Shelter Island Public Library on Friday, May 3, at 7 p.m. when critic and reviewer Joan Baum will discuss the enduring popularity of Jane Austen. (more…)
One element in an issue I got involved with more than 30 years ago — the use of nuclear power in space — will come to a climax next month. That’s when the Cassini space probe carrying more plutonium than ever used on a space device will be sent on a crash course into Saturn by NASA. (more…)
The history of voting rights in America has been littered with obstacles and roadblocks. (more…)
For this year’s valedictorian, Peter Kropf, achieving success has been a convergence of lessons learned at home, in the classroom and on the basketball court.
Hard work and a bit of grit are at the foundation, but he humbly noted that keeping a sense of humor and just enjoying the ride are equally important as striving to make the grade. (more…)