Now that Halloween is over, it seems like the focus is on Christmas. It’s as though Thanksgiving might be forgotten.
On Sunday I took the grandkids to see the new movie “Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch.” A pleasant version of the classic, but I must admit I slept through most of it. I suppose it’s designed to put the viewer in the Christmas spirit but to me it just feels too early for that.
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Voting was heavy at the Shelter Island School polling place.
Shelter Islanders went to the polls early in the day in impressive numbers, according to election officials Angela Corbett and Wade Badger at the Shelter Island School. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Author Helene Stapinski speaks at Friday Night Dialogues on November 3.
MURDER IN MATERA
Writer Helene Stapinski grew up hearing lurid stories of her great-great-grandmother Vita who had committed murder in southern Italy and fled to America with her three children.
More than a century later, and over the course of 10 years, Ms. Stapinski traveled to Basilicata, a mountainous region in Italy’s “instep” to discover what really happened. (more…)
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2
Halloween Candy Buy Back, at Dr. Kestler’s dentist office. Donate unopened candy in exchange for Halloween favors, toothbrush, coupons and more. All candy will be donated to U.S. troops. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 51A North Ferry Road. (631) 749-0539. (more…)
With Election Day upon us, state and federal officials are advising voters on who to call to resolve issues and barriers New Yorkers face at the polls. (more…)