04/03/19 4:30pm

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The Shelter Island Friends of Music concert season kicks off on Friday, April 13.

With winter finally gone, the Shelter Island Friends of Music (SIFM) presents its first concert of the spring on Saturday, April 13, at 8 p.m. It’s a return engagement, of sorts.

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01/15/18 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTOS Congressman Lee Zeldin, left, and President Donald Trump.

COURTESY PHOTOS Congressman Lee Zeldin, left, and President Donald Trump.

The vulgar word President Donald Trump allegedly used during a discussion with legislators to describe immigration from several African countries and Haiti created a firestorm this week in the political sphere and beyond.

In his comments, Mr. Trump suggested the U.S. should bring in more immigrants from countries such as Norway, media outlets reported. (more…)

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07/31/15 4:20pm
COURTESY PHOTO In Norway, Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik took this photo of the midnight sun setting.

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In Norway, Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik took this photo of the midnight sun setting.

If your name is Skuggevik,  you’ve spent most of your life teaching others how to pronounce and spell it.

But in one small place in a Scandinavian country you have no problems. The baffling handle for most Americans is like the theme song for “Cheers” — everyone knows your name in Skuggevik, Norway. (more…)