06/13/15 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Maggie Davis in action in a spin class.

COURTESY PHOTO
Maggie Davis in action in a spin class.

A question that usually arises when I am speaking with people who exercise on a regular basis is: “Can an older person safely begin an exercise program and reap benefits?”

I decided to speak with fitness instructor Maggie Davis. She started working out to keep herself in shape and has been a certified trainer for the past 25 years. (more…)

05/28/15 2:00pm
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Katya Wolosoff playing cello at the Senior Center.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Katya Wolosoff playing cello at the Senior Center.

A hush fell over the room as a young cellist mesmerized the members of the audience. Islander Katya Wolosoff, a junior at the Ross School and recently elected student body president, played a program of classical music — all Bach — entertaining the members of the Silver Circle Social Club at the Senior Activity Center on April 29. (more…)

05/10/15 8:00am
Danny DeVito and Bette Midler in ‘Ruthless People.’

Danny DeVito and Bette Midler in ‘Ruthless People.’

We will show the comedy, “Ruthless People,” next Wednesday, May 13 at 2:30 p.m. at the Senior Activity Center.

In the movie, Sam Stone, an aptly named meanie, is played by Danny DeVito. Sam is married to Barbara, played by Bette Midler, who is a little spoiled by the rich life provided by her philandering husband. (more…)

04/05/15 11:00am
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO | 'Adults Only' took in the school play last weekend.

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO | ‘Adults Only’ took in the school play last weekend.

On Monday, I had a pleasant chat with longtime Town Board member and Deputy Supervisor Chris Lewis, who is the board liasion to the Senior Citizens Affairs Council. (more…)