03/22/19 2:00pm

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Islanders enjoying dinner at the Legion Hall.

was treated to a very special dinner at the Legion Hall last Monday. A few people from the Senior Center were going and Director Laurie Fanelli asked if I would like to go along.

I was not expecting much, having spent most of my working life eating institutional food at boarding schools. Boy, was I surprised!

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02/02/18 10:00am
A photo of World War II infantry veteran Gerald Landers Sullivan during his service. (Courtesy photo).

COURTESY PHOTO A photo of World War II infantry veteran Gerald Landers Sullivan during his service.

“The bigger guys were always in front of me,” is how a very humble World War II infantry veteran describes getting through the invasion of Normandy on  D-Day, June 6, 1944.

I spoke with 95-year-old Gerald Landers Sullivan at his home on Thomas Street last week on a rainy day in front of a cozy fire.  (more…)