09/25/19 4:45pm

SHELTER ISLAND LIBRARY PHOTO
The library is celebrating Banned Books Week.

Unless you’re reading “Fahrenheit 451,” the days of book burning — and banning — seem to be a thing of the past. But today, with books still being challenged and banned from schools and stores, Banned Books Week is celebrating the freedom to read nationwide and at the Shelter Island Library. Spanning from Sept. 22 to 28, the theme of this year’s event proclaims “Censorship Leaves Us in the Dark,” urging everyone to “Keep the Light On.”

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12/05/18 4:30pm

COURTESY PHOTO
Tim  Murphy, left, was honored as Timothy Hill Retreat’s Ambassador of the Year. He is pictured with executive director Thaddaeus Hill, center, and Randy Morreale.

On November 15, the 38th Anniversary of the opening of the Timothy Hill Ranch at Riverhead,  the Ranch honored Shelter Island resident Tim Murphy as their Ambassador of the Year at the Black Tie & Boots Holiday Gala. Also honored were Business of the Year, Neefus-Stype Agency and Randy Morreale, and Philanthropists of the Year, Steve and Lisa Feldman of Renovation Angel.

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