The first day of the winter semester at Stony Brook University was bittersweet for Cutchogue mother Desiree Reese.
Nearly late for her 1 p.m. class on the third floor of Frey Hall, the newest building on campus, Ms. Reese found a seat toward the front of the room and took out a reusable bottle filled with water. (more…)
Lynn Cataldo and Frances with San Simeon resident Kathy Summers. (Credit: Rachel Young photos)
Say the name “Elmo” to any American and nearly all of them will connect it to the fuzzy red Muppet from “Sesame Street.”
Talk to the residents at San Simeon by the Sound in Greenport and they’ll tell you the puppet everyone should know is Frances, a pink pig with a squeaky voice who visits them on Saturdays and is manipulated by Lynn Cataldo, a 63-year-old physical therapist from East Marion. (more…)
For the over-50 crowd — and please note: The youngest baby boomers turn 50 this year! — the word “reinvention” is often bandied about (and “renewal,” “transformation,” “reflection” and “reimagining” are close behind). (more…)