01/09/19 4:30pm

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Richard reflects on holiday road tripping.

spent the Christmas holiday visiting my children and grandchildren. It’s the one way I get to see everyone during this special season. Particularly the younger ones who must remain at home for Santa.

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12/20/18 8:00am

There are a few options for holiday meals on the Island.

If you’re thinking about a holiday meal at a restaurant on Shelter Island, better get your reservations in quickly for the few places that will be serving on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

Otherwise, you face having to go off-Island.

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12/07/18 10:00am

JUNE SHATKEN PHOTO
A recent painting Ms. Shatken created by pouring watercolors.

Two Island artists, June Shatken and Katherine Hammond, will open their studios to the public on Saturday, December 15, from 1 to 4 p.m. They invite art lovers to visit their studios where their art will be on exhibit and for sale. 

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12/05/18 12:00pm

COURTESY PHOTO
Jessica Galligan-Goldsmith has been elected a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

Jessica Galligan-Goldsmith of Armonk, N.Y. and Shelter Island has been elected a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).

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11/15/18 4:30pm

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.

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