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09/09/19 4:30pm

EBETH LONES PHOTO Words to live by.

When Shelter Island Library Director Terry Lucas received an email inquiry from the Suffolk County Department of Health Services seeking hosts for an Opioid Overdose Prevention program, she didn’t think twice. (more…)

08/29/19 2:00pm

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The Shelter Island Lions Club presents its annual Snapper Derby on Saturday, Aug. 31.

THIS WEEK

LONG LIVE THE KING

The Shelter Island Library presents Richard Zoglin discussing his new book “Elvis in Vegas” during the next Friday Night Dialogue on Friday, Aug. 30, at 7 p.m. The conventional wisdom is that Las Vegas is what destroyed Elvis Presley, launching him on a downward spiral of drugs, boredom, erratic stage behavior and eventually his fatal overdose. But in Elvis in Vegas, Richard Zoglin takes an alternate view, arguing that Vegas is where the King of Rock and Roll resurrected his career, reinvented himself as a performer, and created the most exciting show in Vegas history.

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02/13/19 8:00am

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Opioid Overdose Training Specialist Lauren Bendall, right, provides a NARCAN rescue kit to town social worker Lucille Buergers following a community training session at the Shelter Island School.

As part of New York State’s response to the opioid epidemic, Shelter Island residents participated in training February 5, in the use of naloxene (NARCAN) to reverse an overdose. (more…)