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The birthday of the United States Marine Corps is celebrated every year on November 10 with a traditional ball and cake-cutting ceremony.
On that day in 1775, the Continental Marines were established.
Though no ball was held at the Shelter Island American Legion hall last Friday to honor the day, there was cake to share — and cutting it were Bill Kraft and Mitchell Clark.
Harry Berkowitz, who died Saturday, March 15, 2014 while recovering from surgery in New York City at age 81, brought graciousness wherever he went, his family said. Those around him found themselves engaged with someone inquisitive and insightful, with a genuine interest in their life. His passion for life and consideration for others was remarkable. (more…)