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06/27/16 12:08pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Patricia Duo
Patricia (Dunne) Duo, a long-time resident of Shelter Island, died on June 16, 2016. She was 90. (more…)

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06/10/16 2:00pm
Alice Louise Schneider

Alice Louise Schneider

Alice Louise Schneider, of Southampton and Shelter Island, died in Gloucester, Massachusetts, on June 7 after a brief illness. She was 87. (more…)

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01/07/16 4:30pm
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO Terry Lucas and the rest of the library staff are currently in the process of going through all non-fiction books, revising and refreshing the library collection to ensure that every volume earns its keep.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Terry Lucas and the rest of the library staff are currently in the process of going through all non-fiction books, revising and refreshing the library collection to ensure that every volume earns its keep.

A few days after Christmas, Terry Lucas, director of the Shelter Island Public Library was home sick with doctor’s orders to stay there, and it was driving her crazy. (more…)

09/30/15 4:30pm
PHOTO| ANCESTRYTOLD.COM Frank J. Cunningham will speak at Friday Night Dialogues on October 2.

PHOTO | ANCESTRYTOLD.COM
Frank J. Cunningham will speak at Friday Night Dialogues on October 2.

Friday Night Dialogues at the Library will host genealogist Frank J. Cunningham, founder of AncestryTold.com, on October 2 at 7 p.m. He will share insights and tips about researching family ancestry designed for both the novice and the professional.

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03/23/15 8:00am
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Newly named Shelter Island Public Library Director Terry Lucas having coffee and conversation at Stars Café one morning last week.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO |
Newly named Shelter Island Public Library Director Terry Lucas having coffee and conversation at Stars Café one morning last week.

She was an attorney with one of Wall Street’s most prestigious firms, practicing commercial law, handling complicated multi-state mortgage transactions.

“It was quite the fascinating life,” Terry Lucas said. “But there was something missing.”

Added to the feeling of living a not-quite-complete life were pressures that too often were inescapable. (more…)