07/24/15 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The subject is ticks and the diseases they bring, tonight at the Shelter Island Public Library.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
The subject is ticks and the diseases they bring, tonight at the Shelter Island Public Library.

BY PETER FARRAR | CONTRIBUTOR
Get straight talk from an information source on the East End. The Shelter Island Library’s Friday Night Dialogues tonight, July 24 at 6:30 p.m., will host Dr. George Dempsey, a member of the Physician Panel of the Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center at Southampton Hospital. (more…)

07/20/15 11:40am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The time for July 24's Friday Night Dialogues at the library has been changed.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO The time for July 24’s Friday Night Dialogues at the library has been changed.

Friday Night Dialogues at the Library, July 24, featuring Dr. George P. Dempsey, a member of the Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center at Southampton Hospital,  in a program about Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. Time has been changed from 7 to 6:30 p.m.

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07/22/14 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Ticks are the culprit in spreading Lyme Disease, but a new vaccine could go a long way in preventing the illness.

COURTESY PHOTO
Ticks are the culprit in spreading Lyme Disease, but a new vaccine could go a long way in preventing the illness.

If you can’t easily eradicate ticks or rid the Island of their deer hosts, the medical community has returned to a Lyme Disease vaccine, now that the numbers of people diagnosed with the disease is exploding. (more…)