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09/06/16 4:30pm
Rosine Kauffman Green

Rosine Kauffmann Green

Rosine Kauffmann Green
Rosine Green died on August 24, 2016. She was 90.

She and her husband, Dr. Howard Green, had a second home on North Ferry Road from 1960 to 2014, which is currently owned by their niece.

Rosine was born on November 27, 1927 to Jeanne Tardivel and Gaston Kauffmann. She grew up in Paris and was enrolled in a private school for girls when the German occupation descended on France. Rosine was forced to leave school and was tutored at home while her father escaped and remained in hiding until 1944. During the liberation of Paris in August 1944, she was a trained Red Cross volunteer taking care of casualties at the barricades and in the hospital. (more…)

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04/27/15 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Supervisor Jim Dougherty delivering the 8th annual State of the Town address at the Rams Head In Sunday, hosted by the League of Women Voters of Shelter Island.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Supervisor Jim Dougherty delivering the 8th annual State of the Town address at the Rams Head In Sunday, hosted by the League of Women Voters of Shelter Island.

The state of the Town of Shelter Island is “good.”

That was Supervisor Jim Dougherty’s assessment, speaking at the eighth annual “State of the Town” address Sunday, a luncheon at the Rams Head Inn hosted by the League of Women Voters of Shelter Island. (more…)