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11/20/15 8:00am
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Jerry Glassberg in his studio, with his ‘maquette’ for a sculpture of the 17th century Shelter Island Quaker Mary Dyer.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Jerry Glassberg in his studio, with his ‘maquette’ for a sculpture of the 17th century Shelter Island Quaker Mary Dyer.

Jerry Glassberg is a retired businessman, closing in on five decades of living on Shelter Island. Now in his 80s, he’s in the middle of his second act as a writer and sculptor. “I retired very early,” he said, “Terribly early.”

Considering his mother lived to 106, Jerry figured he might need a second career. (more…)

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05/13/15 4:30pm
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO Lions Club Citizen of the Year Jack Monaghan relaxing on ‘his’ bench outside Dr. Frank Kestler’s office on North Ferry Road.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO
Lions Club Citizen of the Year Jack Monaghan relaxing on ‘his’ bench outside Dr. Frank Kestler’s office on North Ferry Road.

Jack Monaghan is a man who can’t say no.

That’s why he’s involved in so many volunteer efforts and why the Lions Club has named him its Citizen of the Year, an award he’ll receive at a dinner in his honor at the Pridwin Hotel on Thursday, May 21. (more…)