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09/20/19 4:30pm


Julia Weisenberg likes big dogs, and Rita, at 93 pounds, certainly qualifies.

When Julia and her family stopped in a pet store a few years back to “let the kids touch the dogs” and left with a Labrador retriever puppy with the largest paws she’d ever seen, Julia said she knew what she was getting into. (more…)

03/06/19 4:30pm

Paul Larsen at the FIT Center with his daughter, Linda McCarthy.

After the atom bombs were dropped on Japan during World War II, Paul Larsen flew photographers over Hiroshima and Nagasaki to capture the devastation on film.

“The cities were pulverized,” he said.


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08/21/18 4:30pm

Old, open book with a damaged cover.50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Saying he felt like an outsider, Ringo Starr quit the Beatles temporarily. It was considered the first sign the group was having  disagreements.

The Yankees and Detroit tigers played to a 3-3 tie in 19 innings with the game called due to a 1 a.m. curfew at Yankee Stadium.

Pope Paul VI made the first papal visit to Latin America, arriving in Bogota, Colombia.

France became the fifth thermonuclear power detonating a device in the South Pacific.

Arthur Ashe became the first African American to win the singles championship at the US Open.

And on Shelter Island . . .


08/02/18 2:00pm



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