05/08/19 2:00pm

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO
Melanie Cordnetz and Bruce Miller won best hat on Derby Day.

Melanie Coronetz and Bruce Miller were the winners of the $50 Flying Goat Gift Certificate during Derby day at the Flying Goat. Her hat had horses hang down all the way around it and also on top of the brim.

07/22/17 3:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | The hot days of summer are upon us. Seniors can stay cool during the hottest hours by visiting the Senior Center.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | The hot days of summer are upon us. Senior Citizens can stay cool during the hottest hours by visiting the Shelter Island Senior Center.

I was speaking with Senior Center Director Laurie Fanelli the other day and she urged me to remind seniors that as the weather becomes hot and humid, staying cool is necessary for good health.

The Senior Center on Route 114 below the Medical Center is a great cooling center during the oppressively hot weather. There is also the opportunity for socialization, nutrition and recreation for folks whose homes are not up to top notch cooling standards. The center is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. And when a heat emergency occurs, extended hours are announced. (more…)