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By Sapphire Perera I haven’t been to school in 13 days and I don’t know when I’m going back. Many of the shelves in the...

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MEET MAX! This week’s shelter pet is Max, an eight-year-old Corgi mix, patiently waiting at the Smithtown Animal Shelter for his furever home.  A surrender, Max...

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By Lisa Scott Covid-19 is affecting every aspect of our lives. Businesses are being told to reduce staffing or if deemed “non-essential” to shutter altogether;...

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PINK TWILIGHT Dawn Olenick of Baiting Hollow was driving along Sound Avenue in Riverhead on the night of Feb. 6 when she captured this stunning...

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By Barbara Beltrami I never thought I’d be living through a time of pandemic virus and quarantines. In light of that, writing about food seems...

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By John L. Turner This is the first of a two-part series. Like most people I’ve always liked to collect things. Some objects were mainstream —...

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By Leah S. Dunaief Hello. Here we are again, one week later and still in the midst of COVID-19. In fact, we are in a...

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By Daniel Dunaief You know those glasses you wear at the eye doctor when you have to identify images that stand out on the card...

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In the panic of the 1918 Spanish flu epidemic that killed, by several differing estimates, 50 to 100 million people worldwide, nobody trusted anybody,...

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By Daniel Dunaief A heart and lung doctor, a researcher who works on imaging for schizophrenia and a scientist working with a mutation that affects...