06/28/19 12:00pm

COURTESY PHOTO
 Adriana Trigiani.

There was a record turnout for the Shelter Island Public Library’s Book and Author Luncheon on Saturday, June 22, with avid fans of novelist Adriana Trigiani swelling the ranks of the Library’s traditional supporters.

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08/27/18 12:00pm
TERRY BROCKBANK PHOTO Tod Engle and Kathy Dyas-Brockbank rehearsing.

TERRY BROCKBANK PHOTO
Tod Engle and Kathy Dyas-Brockbank rehearsing.

In the days immediately following the 9/11 attacks, the task of memorializing the many who perished fell in some cases to those grieving multiple losses.

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08/25/18 11:00am

Island Bookshelf

SportsWorld: An American Dreamland

Whether you love sports or simply relish some of the larger-than-life characters in the world of sports, you are sure to have enjoyed Robert Lipsyte’s brilliantly written and insightful books and articles over the years. (more…)

02/19/16 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

New York’s Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) — a 14-member board consisting mainly of attorneys and businessmen from across the state — doesn’t make many headlines.

In fact, in one of the few recent news stories about it, the New York Times pointed to the five-year-old ethics board’s “perceived lack of activity.”

Last week, however, JCOPE identified a foe that brought it plenty of attention, picking a fight with a group of people who buy ink by the barrel: newspaper editorial boards. (more…)