04/12/19 10:00am

RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO Guests at the Senior Center got crafty during a silk scarf making workshop.

silk scarf workshop was held at the Senior Activity Center recently. Some 15 seniors participated. The workshop guided seniors through the process of creating their own scarves. Some now have their own hand-painted articles of clothing. A variety of different techniques with examples was provided by the instructor, Lorraine Pepper.

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04/05/19 8:00am

The Shelter Island Senior Center now has a karaoke machine.

It sounded like some back road honkytonk on a Saturday night. But it was not. The karaoke music was coming from the Shelter Island Senior Activity Center.

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03/22/19 2:00pm

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Islanders enjoying dinner at the Legion Hall.

was treated to a very special dinner at the Legion Hall last Monday. A few people from the Senior Center were going and Director Laurie Fanelli asked if I would like to go along.

I was not expecting much, having spent most of my working life eating institutional food at boarding schools. Boy, was I surprised!

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03/13/19 4:30pm

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Sara Mundy has been named assistant to Laurie Fanelli, director of Senior Services at the Senior Center, and started her new post last week.

It won’t be long before the Shelter Island Senior Center has an online presence — thanks to Laurie Fanelli’s new assistant. Sara Mundy has been named Assistant to the Director of Senior Services and started her new post last week.

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03/06/19 4:30pm

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Paul Larsen at the FIT Center with his daughter, Linda McCarthy.

After the atom bombs were dropped on Japan during World War II, Paul Larsen flew photographers over Hiroshima and Nagasaki to capture the devastation on film.

“The cities were pulverized,” he said.

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