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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11/22/17 4:30pm
FILM STILLS | Director John Kaasik and his actors during a rehearsal.

FILM STILLS | Director John Kaasik and his actors during a rehearsal.

Each spring, artist Peter Waldner quietly donates his time and talent painting scenery for Shelter Island School’s musical productions, ensuring the young thespians look good when they step out on the stage.

He’s been doing it for years. (more…)

07/30/17 3:00pm
RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO | In New Jersey, signs warn drivers when senior citizens are out and about.

RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO | In New Jersey, signs warn drivers when senior citizens are out and about.

I just returned from a week of baby-sitting two grandchildren in New Jersey. It will take me some time to recover. And that’s to recover from the long and exhausting trip and all the energy it takes to keep a 2-year-old boy and 7-year-old girl  occupied and happy.

You must remember that this was last week when the temperatures were above 90 each day. But I was determined to get them out in the fresh air and not glued to a TV in the air-conditioned comfort of their home. So I planned some events. (more…)

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06/02/15 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island Police arrested a suspect at Newark International Airport and charged him with robbing an Island restaurant's safe after the Memorial Day weekend.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island Police arrested a suspect at Newark International Airport and charged him with robbing an Island restaurant’s safe after the Memorial Day weekend.

A case that began Tuesday May 26 with a theft of currency and other items from an Island restaurant’s safe was cracked about a week later when a Shelter Island Police officer arrested a suspect at Newark Liberty International Airport. (more…)