06/06/19 8:00am

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Sculptor Mary Anne Moy and her African parrots Ito and Faust.

As I sat soaking up the sun last week at Shell Beach, I heard some rustling around the wrapping on my sandwich. Some small pooch was trying to have a snack. Before I could complain, the dog’s owner came by and apologized. I rose from my beach chair and noticed that she was camped out some 100 feet from me with two parrots.

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05/17/19 10:00am

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Bill Geist’s latest work is a memoir of his teenage years working in a family-owned resort at Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri.

Viewers of “CBS: Sunday Morning” over the last three decades, and readers of the New York Times before that, have come to know Bill Geist as an entertaining observer of idiosyncratic people and customs all across America. His latest work is a memoir of his teenage years working in a family-owned resort at Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri. 

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05/15/19 4:30pm

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Is happiness the fountain of youth? Pamela Popsil’s daughter Robin believes that her mother reached 101 by always being a “happy person.”

I spent some time last week speaking with Robin Anderson about her 101-year-old mother who lives in Hilo Shores.

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03/13/19 4:30pm

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Sara Mundy has been named assistant to Laurie Fanelli, director of Senior Services at the Senior Center, and started her new post last week.

It won’t be long before the Shelter Island Senior Center has an online presence — thanks to Laurie Fanelli’s new assistant. Sara Mundy has been named Assistant to the Director of Senior Services and started her new post last week.

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02/09/19 11:00am

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‘Canoeing Through Black Gold’ by Janet Culbertson, mixed media, 18” x 24.”

Island artist Janet Culbertson is part of a group show called “Metamorphosis: Changing Climate” at Hearst Galleries in New York City. Her piece, “Canoeing Through Black Gold” is one of many environmental works in the show.

Hearst Galleries is located at 300 West 57th Street.

For more information email [email protected] or visit janetculbertson.com.