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08/09/19 4:30pm

MAHREEN KHAN PHOTO U.S. Coast Guard Seaman Sherman Anderson, right, with Coast Guard Auxiliary Officer Ted Webb at East End Seaport Museum in Greenport last Wednesday.

Herman Anderson was just 21 years old when he saved the life of a burly man 14 years his senior whose barge was taking on water near the Plum Island Lighthouse Station 64 years ago.

Last week, Mr. Anderson, now 85, told the story of that rescue to an audience at the East End Seaport Museum in Greenport — just miles from where he served for three years as a lighthouse keeper for the U.S. Coast Guard. (more…)

09/17/18 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO Kara, her husband Rob Madden and their children Laurel and Conor.

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Kara Zarchin, her husband Rob Madden and their children Laurel and Conor.

Kara Zarchin of Shelter Island Heights and Watertown, Connecticut graduated with honors from the University of Connecticut School of Law on May 20, 2018.

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01/12/18 12:00pm
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ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTOS

With the New Year have come several transitions at Sylvester Manor Educational Farm.

The big change came on December 31, 2017 with the retirement of Jo-Ann Robotti as the Manor’s executive director. (more…)

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10/21/16 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Mike Stromberg on the deck of his Shelter Island home.

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Mike Stromberg on the deck of his Shelter Island home.

The day Mike Stromberg started his first game as a professional football player, the anxiety made him throw up. It was 1968, he was a 22-year-old middle linebacker for the New York Jets, and there were 30,000 people in the stadium.

“Before that I had played in front of a few thousand people at most,” he recalled. “When I was in the tunnel, I said to myself, ‘Remember this moment, it may never happen again.’ I still have that moment.” (more…)