05/15/19 4:30pm

COURTESY PHOTO
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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05/01/19 4:30pm

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Is Mr. Lomuscio an “old-car guy,” an “old old-car guy” or an “old car guy”?

I remember some years ago trying to get my students to understand the proper use of the hyphen and how it can change meanings.

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04/14/19 3:00pm

Tim purtell PHOTOS
Beautiful flowers of the Japanese pieris.

Japanese pieris

Latin Name: Pieris japonica

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03/28/19 2:00pm

SHELTER ISLAND SCHOOL PHOTO
The Shelter Island High School Drama Club presents ‘The Addams Family’ on April 4, 5, 6, and 7.

Activities and events on Shelter Island.

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