05/23/19 8:00am

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The Shelter Island Public Library’s Friday Night Dialogues on Friday, May 31 presents a conversation with John Dileo, author of ‘And You Thought You Knew Classic Movies,’ a book of 200 movie quizzes.

Think you know classic films? How about this: Who was the uncredited actor in the movie “Dead Heat” on a merry-go-round who went on to become the second highest grossing U.S. domestic star?

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03/21/17 8:00am
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As you read this, I want you to picture me by the pool, sunglasses (and, of course, shirt) on, soaking up the sun in Florida.

OK, now for those of you still reading — the hardcore readers who weren’t instantly turned off by that boastful first sentence — please understand I need this vacation right now. (more…)

03/22/15 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Anne DeStefano feeding the giraffe, with Bob Jr. and the columnist behind her.

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Anne DeStefano feeding the giraffe, with Bob Jr. and the columnist behind her.

I am finding that one of the things that comes with age is having the time to just sit around and think.

As I sit here in Florida, this column will prove that although the weather is just about perfect, I have very little to do.

So, as I start my second week of a two-week vacation, what I have to report is — I’m writing this column. (more…)