10/21/19 2:00pm

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This week Mr. Lomuscio discusses the importance of senior health awareness.

A great deal of the information that I’ve read about the aging process points to the mid-70s and beyond as the time we might develop challenging health conditions.

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10/19/19 9:00am

The library is also participating in The Great Give Back on Oct. 19.

The Shelter Island Library’s annual budget vote takes place on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the library’s community room. A Special Report with details about the proposed 2020 budget was mailed to all Shelter Island post office box holders recently. Copies of that report are available at the library in English and Spanish for those who would like to review it.

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10/18/19 2:00pm

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The Shelter Island Library is pleased to work with the Hamptons Doc Fest and Sylvester Manor Educational Farm in presenting ‘The Bullish Farmer’ on Friday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m.

The Shelter Island Library is pleased to work with the Hamptons Doc Fest and Sylvester Manor Educational Farm in presenting “The Bullish Farmer” on Friday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m.

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10/18/19 10:00am

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Journalist Karl Grossman will give a presentation on Gardiners Island on Saturday, Oct. 19, at 1 p.m. at Suffolk County Historical Society in Riverhead.

Journalist discusses ‘time capsule’

For residents of Shelter Island, who regard Gardiners Island as a distant, somewhat mysterious cousin, there can be few guides as well-acquainted with this 3,300-acre jewel as Karl Grossman, a journalist who first ventured there almost 50 years ago. Mr. Grossman, who has covered Long Island for more than four decades, writes the Suffolk Closeup column that appears weekly in the Reporter. He first met Robert David Lion Gardiner, the self-described “16th Lord of the Manor,” when he covered a large campout of Boy Scouts hosted by Mr. Gardiner in 1971.

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