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Glyphosates Reexamined

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By Anika Lanser In May of 2019, the Key West City Commission in Florida banned the use of weed killers containing glyphosate after numerous concerns were raised nationwide about the safety of the active ingredient. Earlier this year, U.S. News reported the Board of Supervisors in Los Angeles County California imposed a moratorium on its use, stating that more research … Full Story

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Infamous ‘Game of Thrones’ Finale: “Resistance is Feudal”

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By Lauren Stevens Warning: Spoiler alerts! My fellow Westerosi: I will not deny the legitimate criticism of the GOT series finale. No matter our diverse opinions, or desired endings, we can all agree that Seasons 7 and 8 have been cruelly rushed. The let’s get this over with mentality is symbolized by errant Starbucks cups and plastic water bottles. If … Full Story

Ask Camirose: ‘Wool is for Sweaters’ and ‘Shocked’

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By Camille Mercogliano Dear Camirose,I met the best guy. He is super sweet, successful and totally hot. We live in Manhattan but came out to Ocean Beach for a weekend getaway. We have been dating for about two weeks, and this was to be our first hook-up night. In anticipation of the big night, I got myself a full Brazilian, … Full Story

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Great Spaces: Bayard Cutting Arboretum

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By Lorna Luniewski Arboretum: A place where trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants are cultivated for scientific and educational purposes (Webster’s Dictionary). And while this may describe Bayard Cutting Arboretum in Great River, it is so much more than that. William Bayard Cutting (1850-1912) was a member of New York’s merchant aristocracy, an attorney, financier, real estate developer, sugar beet refiner … Full Story

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NYC Theatre: Leonard’s Tony Predictions

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By Leonard Feigenblatt The Tony Awards will be presented live on Sunday night, June 9, at Radio City Music Hall. Special Lifetime Achievement Tony Awards will be presented to iconic actress Rosemary Harris (currently appearing as Mrs. Higgins in the Lincoln Center Theatre production of “My Fair Lady”), the great American playwright Terence McNally (currently represented on Broadway with the … Full Story

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Lost Dog Found Through Community Efforts

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By Emma Boskovski A lost female, white, golden dachshund hound mix named Mama Eliza was lost and found this past week, following Memorial Day Weekend. She was safely captured along the Robert Moses Causeway after her four and a half mile weekend getaway along Fire Island’s shore, beginning along Spruce and South Walk in Dunewood. Numerous Facebook pages devoted to … Full Story

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Fire Island Pines: Rose’s View

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By Robert Levine Albert Lepage and Durrell Parish had their annual Memorial Day Weekend party at their luxurious beachfront home “Maison Mer” in the Pines. They had a staff of handsome and attentive bartenders, waiters and cooks serving delicious Brazilian-style food. The weather was perfect for an outdoor soirée. Richard Pittelli and Geno Chiapparelli hosted a luncheon at their beautiful … Full Story

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Cherry Grove: Rose’s View

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By Robert Levine Victoria Falls was crowned as the new Homecoming Queen, elected by Cherry Grove residents and crowned by Rose as she puts her scepter aside. It was a sweet evening of fun and humor. Other contestants who entered were runner-up Davida, and Hope Spring. Rose Levine sang her final song of her reign “Rose of Cherry Grove Fame.” … Full Story