05/19/19 3:00pm

SHELTER ISLAND SCHOOL PHOTOS
From left, Luca Martinez, Jalill Carter, Hayden Rylott, Ben Waife, Mrs. Taylor, Bella Springer, Elijah Davidson, Noah Topliff, Bazzy Quigley-Dunning, Angelina Rice, Madigan Teodoru, Andrea Napoles, Cassandra Espinoza, Kathy Ramos Nieves, Ariana Carter and Lily Page.

Under the direction of the Nature Conservancy’s Cindy Belt and Shelter Island teacher Carolyn Taylor, Shelter Island School’s earth science class had a fantastic day completing a field lab at Mashomack last month. Skills included map and chart reading, orienting with compasses to find a “pregnant tree,” a glacial erratic, a glacier re-enactment, observing soil horizons and reviewing types of rocks.

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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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05/15/19 2:00pm

COURESTY PHOTO
Amy Cerullo and her children Joey and Kyla.

The Reporter recently discovered that its advertising executive Amy Cerullo​ moonlights as “The Buzz Chew Girl.” We caught up with her to find out what it’s like to be the star of the auto dealer’s commercials.

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05/08/19 2:00pm

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO
Melanie Cordnetz and Bruce Miller won best hat on Derby Day.

Melanie Coronetz and Bruce Miller were the winners of the $50 Flying Goat Gift Certificate during Derby day at the Flying Goat. Her hat had horses hang down all the way around it and also on top of the brim.