05/15/19 4:30pm

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Is happiness the fountain of youth? Pamela Popsil’s daughter Robin believes that her mother reached 101 by always being a “happy person.”

I spent some time last week speaking with Robin Anderson about her 101-year-old mother who lives in Hilo Shores.

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04/04/19 4:30pm

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Makayla Cronin is pictured with the Girl Scout cookies she fundraised to buy to donate to seniors.

Island Girl Scout Brownie Makayla Cronin gifted Girl Scout cookies to seniors enjoying their lunch at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church on Friday, March 22. This is the third year that Makayla has fundraised to give the cookies to seniors.

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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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