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at night followed by a few days in the 50s. Ironically, as resistant as ticks are to I commonly get the question, “What colder temperatures, they are much more month can I stop using tick preventatives?” sensitive to higher temperatures and huMy answer is always, “That depends.” It midity (or lack thereof). Eggs will desiccate, used to be that somewhere around late or dry out, and die during hot dry periods. October/November until late March/early The other life stages are at risk for dehydraApril one could stop using flea and tick tion due to increased respiratory rate in an preventatives. However, with changing effort to thermoregulate (control body temclimate conditions and parasite adaptation perature) and questing (looking for hosts). Hotter, drier temperatures mean less this is no longer true. The tick life cycle contains four stages: vegetation. Less vegetation causes multiple egg, larval, nymph (young adult) and adult. problems for ticks: less protection from the After the larval stage hatches out from the elements and less vegetation for hosts. The white-footed egg, it must feed and go mouse is the primary through a molt between host for the larval stage each successive stage. of the deer tick. This Ticks are sensitive to mouse survives on vegenvironmental changes etation, and less vegetathroughout their life tion and less resources cycle but, ironically, are for the mouse means a most resistant to temsubsequent decrease in perature changes. It has the mouse population. to be below 35°F for ticks A decrease in poputo even “overwinter.” lation means less hosts. Overwinter is a term Less hosts, less ticks that refers to a process Long Island is an ideal survive from the larmany species use to pass environment for many val stage to adulthood. through the period of the year when “winter” species of ticks, specifically Fortunately, and unfortunately for us, the conditions (cold or subthe deer tick. northeast United States zero temperatures, ice, rarely sees prolonged snow, limited food supplies) make normal activity or even sur- droughts. Even if we have hot, dry periods vival difficult or near impossible. During during the summer, we usually make up the overwinter period all activity nearly for it in the fall. It is an ideal environment completely ceases until conditions become for many species of ticks, specifically the more favorable. If conditions become more deer tick. In summary, it is my feeling that the favorable (above 45°F) ticks will set out in tick season is 9 to 10 months out of the search of a host. To kill a tick temperatures must be year. You may be able to stop applying consistently below 10°F for many days in preventative during the months of Janua row. If the tick is able to bury itself in ary, February, and March (this depends on the vegetation below a layer of snow, even temperature), but the rest of the year ticks below 10 degrees may not kill them. It is are active. pretty routine even in January to have one Dr. Kearns practices veterinary medicine or two days that are in the 20s during the from his Port Jefferson office and is pictured day, dropping to the teens or single digits with his son Matthew and his dog Jasmine.


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BNL team sets record for drawing miniaturized patterns

Harnessing the Technology of our Research Giants


Weekly horoscopes SCORPIO – Oct 24/Nov 22

Scorpio, this week you can dedicate your time to something that will educate you further on an area of concentration you want to pursue. It may be a charitable cause.

BY DANIEL DUNAIEF It took a village to build this particular village or, more precisely, a pattern so small it could fit thousands of times over on the head of a pin. Working at Brookhaven National Laboratory’s Center for Functional Nanomaterials, a team of researchers wanted to exceed the boundaries of creating small patterns with finely honed features. The group included Aaron Stein, a senior scientist at CFN, Charles Black, the head of CFN, Vitor Manfrinato, a former postdoctoral researcher at BNL and several other key members of the BNL team. The team added a pattern generator that allowed them to control a microscope to create a pattern that set a record for drawing at the 1-nanometer scale. Just for reference, the width of a human hair is about 80,000 to 100,000 nanometers. The size of the pattern is a breakthrough as standard tools and processes generally produce patterns on a scale of 10 nanometers. “We were able to push that by a factor of five or 10 below,” Stein said. “When you get to those small size scales, that’s pretty significant.”

‘That’s really the joy of working in a place like this: There are [so many] permutations for collaborating.’

— Aaron Stein

In this case, the novelty that enabled this resolution originated with the idea of employing the scanning transmission electron microscope, which isn’t typically used for patterning to create these images. The scanning transmission electron microscope has an extraordinarily high resolution, while the pattern generator allowed them to control the patterns they drew and other aspects of the exposure. Researchers at CFN are focusing on this spectacularly small world to manipulate properties such as chemical reactiv-

ity, electrical conductivity and light interactions. “This new development is exciting because it will allow other researchers to create nanomaterials at previously impossible size scales,” Kevin Yager, a group leader at CFN explained in an email. “There are numerous predictions about how materials should behave differently at a size scale at 1 to 3 nanometers. With this patterning capability, we can finally test some of those hypotheses,” he said. Stein and the research team were able to create this pattern on a simple polymer, polymethyl methacrylate, or PMMA for short. “It’s surprising to us that you don’t need fancy materials to create these kinds of features,” said Stein. “PMMA is a common polymer. It’s Plexiglas. It’s kind of exciting to do something that is beyond what people have done” up until now. One of the many possible next steps, now that the researchers have developed this proof of principle, is to apply this technique to a substance that might have commercial use. Taking the same approach with silicon, for example, could lead to innovations in electronics. “We can make them with a high clarity of patterns and sharp corners, which we can’t do with other techniques,” Stein said. The BNL research team would “like to apply this to real world research,” which could include electronics and transistors, as well as photonics and plasmonics, he added. This project arose out of a doctoral thesis that Manfrinato was conducting. He is one of the many scientists who came to BNL, which isa Department of Energy funded user facility that provides tools to conduct research for scientists from around the world. Manfrinato was a doctoral student in Professor Karl Berggren’s group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In an email, Manfrinato explained that he was interested in pushing the resolution limits of ebeam lithography. “BNL has

SAGITTARIUS – Nov 23/Dec 21

Your great imagination often causes you to be the life of any gathering, Sagittarius. This week you may have to let others’ creativity take center stage.

CAPRICORN – Dec 22/Jan 20

Changes, particularly early in the week, will do you good, Capricorn. Rearrange the furniture or even try out a new hairstyle for some new perspective.

AQUARIUS – Jan 21/Feb 18 Photo courtesy of BNL

From left, BNL Staff Scientist Lihua Zhang, former postdoctoral researcher Vitor Manfrinato and BNL Senior Scientist Aaron Stein state of the art facilities and expert staff, so our collaboration was a great fit, starting in 2011,” he explained. Other scientists thought it was worthwhile to continue to pursue this effort, encouraging him to “come here and work on this. It’s a home grown project,” Stein said. Manfrinato worked on his doctorate from 2011 to 2015, at which point he became a postdoctoral researcher at BNL. His efforts involved several groups, all within the Center for Functional Nanomaterials at BNL. Stein, Manfrinato and Black worked on the lithography part of the project, while Lihua Zhang and Eric Stach developed the microscopy. Yager helped the team to understand the processes by which they could pattern PMMA at such small scale lengths. “No one or two of us could have made this happen,” Stein said. “That’s really the joy of working in a place like this: There are [so many] permutations for collaborating.” Indeed, the other scientists involved in this study were Yager; Zhang, a staff scientist in electron microscopy; Stach, the electron microscopy group leader at CFN; and Chang-Yong Nam, who assisted with the pattern transfer. Manfrinato, who is now a research and development engineer at a startup company in the San Francisco Bay area, explained that this lithographic technique has numerous possible applications.

Other researchers could create prototypes of their devices at a level below the 10-nanometer scale at CFN. Manfrinato interacts with the BNL team a few times a month and he has “exciting results to be further analyzed, explored and published,” he wrote in an email. Stein said BNL would like to offer this patterning device for other users who come to BNL. Ultimately, researchers use materials at this scale to find properties that may vary when the materials are larger. Sometimes, the properties such as color, chemical reactivity, electrical conductivity and light interactions change enough to create opportunities for new products, innovations or more efficient designs. A resident of Huntington, Stein and his wife Sasha Abraham, who works in the planning department for the Town of Huntington, have a 15-year-old daughter Lily and a 13-year-old son Henry. As for his work, Stein said he’s interested in continuing to push the limits of understanding various properties of nanomaterials. “My career has been using the e-beam lithography to make all sorts of structures,” he said. “We’re in a regime where people have not been there before. Finding the bottom is very interesting. Figuring out the limits of this technique is, in and of itself” an incredible opportunity.

Aquarius, take some time to do something with your partner, who can probably use your help right now. This can change your life emotionally and financially.

PISCES – Feb 19/Mar 20

Pisces, remain tight-lipped about a positive development. You won’t have to stay silent forever, but wait a little longer to share the news.

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20

An emotional encounter that you have with someone close to you gives you clarity and peace of mind, Aries. This is the catalyst for making personal changes that improve your life.

TAURUS – Apr 21/May 21

Taurus, it’s good to want to help others. But do not let someone take advantage of your generosity. Be as accommodating as you can and then communicate your feelings.

GEMINI – May 22/Jun 21

Gemini, spend time fixing up your home this week or doing things that are geared around family. This is a great time for parents and children or even extended family to get together.

CANCER – Jun 22/Jul 22

Hoping and wishing for something without taking any action will not lead to satisfaction, Cancer. Figure out what you hope to achieve and then work toward that goal.

LEO – Jul 23/Aug 23

Optimism abounds this week, Leo. You are ready to tackle any project big or small. Even though you may feel like you can take on the world, enlist a few helpers.

VIRGO – Aug 24/Sept 22

Safeguard your personal information, Virgo, because not everyone you meet is on the up and up. Be cautious without being suspicious and things will turn out fine.

LIBRA – Sept 23/Oct 23

Libra, you can make a big difference by contributing time, money or both. Don’t hesitate to pitch in. Celebrate all that you have accomplished with someone you love.


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Increased risk can begin at the age of 45 When we are young, falls usually do not result in significant consequences. However, when we reach middle age and chronic diseases become more prevalent, falls become more substantial. And, unfortunately, falls are a serious concern for older patients, where consequences can be devastating. They can include brain injuries, hip fractures, a decrease in functional ability and a decline in physical and social activities (1). Ultimately, falls can lead to loss of independence (2). Of those over the age of 65, between 30 and 40 percent will fall annually (3). Most of the injuries that involve emergency room visits are due to falls in this older demographic (4).

What can increase the risk of falls?

Many factors contribute to fall risk. A personal history of falling in the reBy David cent past is the most Dunaief, M.D. prevalent. But there are many other significant factors, such as age; being female; and using drugs, like antihypertensive medications used to treat high blood pressure and psychotropic medications used to treat anxiety, depression and insomnia. Chronic diseases, including arthritis, as an umbrella term; a history of stroke; cognitive impairment and Parkinson’s disease can also contribute. Circumstances that predispose us to falls also involve weakness in upper and lower body strength, decreased vision, hearing disorders and psychological issues, such as anxiety and depression (5).

How do we prevent falls?

Fortunately, there are ways to modify many risk factors and ultimately reduce the risk of falls. Of the utmost importance is exercise. But what do we mean by “exercise”? Exercises involving balance, strength, movement, flexibility and endurance, whether home based or in groups, all play significant roles in fall prevention (6). We will go into more detail below. Many of us in the Northeast suffer from low vitamin D, which may strengthen muscle and bone. This is an easy fix with supplementation. Footwear also needs to be addressed. Nonslip shoes, if recent winters are any indication, are of the utmost concern. Inexpensive changes in the home, like securing area rugs, can also make a big difference.

Medications that exacerbate fall risk

There are a number of medications that may heighten fall risk. As I mentioned, psychotropic drugs top the list. Ironically, they also top the list of the best-selling drugs. But what other drugs might have an impact? High blood pressure medications have been investigated. A propensity-matched

sample study (a notch below a randomized control trial in terms of quality) showed an increase in fall risk in those who were taking high blood pressure medication (7). Surprisingly, those who were on moderate doses of blood pressure medication had the greatest risk of serious injuries from falls, a 40 percent increase. One would have expected those on the highest levels to have the greatest increase in risk, but this was not the case. While blood pressure medications may contribute to fall risk, they have significant benefits in reducing the risks of cardiovascular disease and events. Thus, we need to weigh the risk-benefit ratio, specifically in older patients, before considering stopping a medication. When it comes to treating high blood pressure, lifestyle modifications may also play a significant role in treating this disease (8).

activities. This leads to a dangerous cycle of reduced balance and increased gait disorders, ultimately resulting in an increased risk of falling (10).

What specific types of exercise are useful?

Many times, exercise is presented as a word that defines itself. In other words: Just do any exercise and you will get results. But some exercises may be more valuable or have more research behind them. Tai chi, yoga and aquatic exercise have been shown to have benefits in preventing falls and injuries from falls. A randomized controlled trial, the gold standard of studies, showed that those who did an aquatic exercise program had a significant improvement in the risk of falls (11). The aim of the aquatic exercise was to improve balance, strength and mobility. Results showed a reduction in the number of Where does arthritis falls from a mean of 2.00 to fit into this paradigm? a fraction of this level — a In those with arthrimean of 0.29. There was no Arthritis, a history of tis, compared to those change in the control group. stroke and Parkinson’s without, there is an apThere was also a 44 perdisease can contribute cent decline in the number proximately two-times increased risk of two or more of patients who fell. This to fall risk. falls and, additionally, a study’s duration was six two-times increased risk months and involved 108 of injury resulting from falls, according to postmenopausal women with an average age the Centers for Disease Control and Pre- of 58. This is a group that is more susceptible vention (1). This survey encompassed a to bone and muscle weakness. Both groups significantly large demographic; arthritis were given equal amounts of vitamin D and was an umbrella term including those with calcium supplements. The good news is that osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, many patients really like aquatic exercise. lupus and fibromyalgia. Thus, our best line of defense against Therefore, the number of participants fall risk is prevention. Does this mean stopwith arthritis was 40 percent. Of these, ping medications? Not necessarily. But for about 13 percent had one fall and, interest- those 65 and older, or for those who have ingly, 13 percent experienced two or more “arthritis” and are at least 45 years old, falls in the previous year. Unfortunately, al- it may mean reviewing your medication most 10 percent of the participants sustained list with your doctor. Before considering an injury from a fall. Patients 45 and older changing your BP medications, review the were as likely to fall as those 65 and older. risk-to-benefit ratio with your physician. The most productive way to prevent falls is Why is exercise critical? through lifestyle modifications. All exercise has value. A meta-analysis of a group of 17 trials showed that exercise References: significantly reduced the risk of a fall (9). (1) MMWR. 2014; 63(17):379If the categories are broken down, exercise 383. (2) J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med had a 37 percent reduction in falls that re- Sci. 1998;53(2):M112. (3) J Gerontol. sulted in injury and a 30 percent reduction 1991;46(5):M16. (4) MMWR Morb Mortal in those falls requiring medical attention. Wkly Rep. 2003;52(42):1019. (5) JAMA. Even more impressive was a 61 percent re- 1995;273(17):1348. (6) Cochrane Dataduction in fracture risk. base Syst Rev. 2012;9:CD007146. (7) JAMA Remember, the lower the fracture risk, Intern Med. 2014 Apr;174(4):588-595. (8) the more likely you are to remain physi- JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(4):577-587. cally independent. Thus, the author sum- (9) BMJ. 2013;347:f6234. (10) Age Agemarized that exercise not only helps to ing. 1997 May;26(3):189-193. (11) Menoprevent falls but also fall injuries. The pause. 2013;20(10):1012-1019. weakness of this study was that there was Dr. Dunaief is a speaker, author and local no consistency in design of the trials included in the meta-analysis. Nonetheless, lifestyle medicine physician focusing on the integration of medicine, nutrition, fitness the results were impressive. Unfortunately, those who have fallen and stress management. For further inforbefore, even without injury, often devel- mation, visit op a fear that causes them to limit their or consult your personal physician.

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Wine and cheese art event Join the Setauket Artists for a free wine and cheese art reception at the Setauket Neighborhood House, located at 95 Main Street, on Friday, Nov. 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. View their 37th annual exhibition featuring over 40 local artists while enjoying musical entertainment by Carolyn Benson. For more information, call 631-365-1312.

Life Is Music fundraiser Westy Self Storage, 4049 Jericho Turnpike, East Northport will host a fundraising event for Life Is Music, Music Is Life on Thursday, Nov. 16 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The evening will be filled with live performances, food, drinks and raffles. Tickets are $60 in advance at, $65 at the door. Proceeds will benefit underprivileged children who have a talent and passion for music.

Adult IBD support group The Long Island Chapter of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation will hold its monthly adult support group on Thursday, Nov. 16 and the third Thursday of every month thereafter at 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. at 3 Technology Drive, Suite 300, East Setauket. The support group is a gathering where people (and their loved ones) can share their stories, seek emotional support, find answers to their questions, and connect with a community who share their challenges. Free. To register, call 516-222-5530.

Blended Family Conference Island Christian Church, 400 Elwood Road, East Norhtport will be holding a Blended Family Conference on Friday, Nov. 10 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This free event is geared toward bringing hope and help to blended families. This workshop is not only for stepfamily couples but also single parents, dating couples with kids and those who care about blended families. Childcare will be provided at $5 per child, $15 max per family. To register, visit www. For further details, call 631-822-3000.

Bereavement support St. Catherine of Sienna Medical Center, in collaboration with the Pastoral Care Department, 48 Route 25A, Smithtown will host a Coping With the Holidays workshop on Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. This is a free workshop for those who are grieving and will offer support and strategies to cope with the loss of a loved one during the holiday season. Registration is required by calling 631-828-7628.


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Owner: The Smith Family Background: In the 1930s the current family purchased a working dairy farm called Buttercup Dairy. Four generations later, through cows, glass bottles and home delivery milkmen, the farm has evolved into its current format with its emphasis on freshness and value. A typical surburban story...from cow barn to processing plant to home delivery, to small drive through dairy store in 1971. In 1975 the cow barn was converted into the current store and housed a few basic essentials. As the neighborhood grew so did the store’s inventory and selection into the everyday market it is today. Notes about the business:

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Buttercup’s Dairy Store is best described as an “everyday” store. The store serves families in the neighborhood by providing enough groceries and supplies to fill in between big supermarket store shopping trips. Items that can be found at Buttercup’s Dairy include: ■ Pies – over 50 varieties for Thanksgiving! We bake non-stop so you can just stop in Monday, November 20 - Wednesday, November 22 for your favorites. ■ Catering – for your holiday gatherings and parties – cold cut platters, heroes, wraps and an assortment of cold salads. ■ Full Deli –including a large selection of Boar’s Head products. Offering a variety of precut, pre-wrapped cold cuts for quick pick up and a call in service that will have your deli order prepared and waiting for you to collect on your way home. ■ Dairy items such as milk, eggs, bacon, juices, cheese, butter and ice cream. ■ Full bakery with a large selection of freshly made rolls, breads, muffins, bagels, pies, cookies, cakes, etc. ■ Fresh produce including locally grown fruits and vegetables. ■ Grocery items including canned goods, paper goods, freezer items, baking supplies. ■ Quick & Easy Section - a great selection of ready to heat & eat foods and prepared fast foods geared to make dinners that are quick, easy & delicious. ©147446

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North Shore Artist Coalition hosts second annual Studio Tour

By Heidi Sutton

The North Shore is teeming with talented artists and local venues like the Mills Pond House Gallery, the Reboli Center for Art and History, The Long Island Museum, Gallery North, the Port Jefferson Village Center and libraries are more than eager to show off their artwork. But what if you could hit the rewind button and observe the artist working on the piece right before your eyes? That rare opportunity will arise this weekend as the North Shore Artist Coalition hosts its second annual Artist Open Studio Tour. The self-guided event will offer an intimate glimpse into the working studios of 11 award-winning artists living in Miller Place, St. James, Setauket, Port Jefferson and Stony Brook, giving visitors a personal opportunity to meet and talk with artists about their work and the creative process. The coalition, whose core artist group is Nancy Bueti-Randall, Mary Jane van Zeijts, Jim Molloy, Doug Reina and Pam Brown, formed last year to contribute to the community through exhibitions, open studio tours and educational programs. “Fundamentally we believe the arts improve our lives and enrich our communities culturally, socially and economically. As well our mission is to promote and increase regional awareness of professional artists working in a wide range of styles and studio practices,” said Brown in a recent email. Artists Peter Galasso, Kelynn Z. Adler, Sungsook Setton, Christian White, Hugh

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Abstract artist Peter Galasso’s Setauket studio will be one of the stops on the tour. McElroy and Marlene Weinstein were invited to participate in this year’s tour. “Each year we invite artists from the Three Village and surrounding areas [to join us],” Brown explained. “Our goal is to invite more artists each year as the Studio Tour grows.” In addition to the Artist Studio Tour, the group aims to have yearly pop-up

exhibitions. This past June, Mary Jane van Zeijts hosted an exhibition at her Setauket studio titled Five @ 268 Art on Main that featured the core group. Upcoming projects include a curated exhibition of the Artists in the Studio Tour. “Currently we are looking for exhibition spaces in our local area,” said Brown.

At each studio, which can be in a backyard barn, garage, house, storefront or outdoor space, visitors will be able to talk freely with the artists and ask questions about their approach and individual styles to making art. “They can visit as long as they like,” said Brown. “Additionally some of the artists will be doing demonstrations and talking directing about their processes and the materials they use.” Visitors can also expect to see a variety of artwork on display including original paintings, sculptures, ceramics, pastels, photographs, prints and textiles. Additionally, artwork will be for sale. Brown is hoping to attract even more visitors to this year’s event. “Last year’s Studio Tour was very successful and well-attended, we received positive feedback from local art organizations and other cultural venues, plus we had incredible support from fellow artists, friends and our community at large,” she said. “It is our hope that people walk away with a deeper meaning and understanding of art, the Artist, and the important role that art plays in our community.” The North Shore Artist Coalition’s Artist’s Open Studio Tour will be held on Saturday, Nov. 11 and Sunday, Nov. 12 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will be held rain or shine and admission is free. Refreshments will be served at several studios. For a list of the 11 locations, visit NorthShoreArtistCoalition. For more information, call 631-834-9036.



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THE FACTS: My husband and I are in our sixties and have three grown children. All were given the same opportunities growing up, but they did not all take advantage of those opportunities or make wise decisions about their futures. Our two daughters are financially secure and doing very well. Our son, however, has struggled and we expect will continue to struggle to make ends meet his entire life. My husband and I have accumulated significant assets over the years. We have been generous to our children and have made an effort to treat them all the same despite the differences in their financial well-being. Despite this fact, my son seems to be under the impression that because he needs more, he is entitled to more. He has made comments on a number of occasions suggesting that since we have the means to make his life easier, we should do so. It is clear that he expects that we will be leaving him a sizable inheritance, perhaps even more than we leave our daughters. We are bothered by these comments for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that my husband and I are planning on using our hard earned money to travel and, if needed, to cover our health care costs. While we fully expect that all of our children will inherit some money from us, I do not believe that we will be leaving any of them substantial assets.

parents often accumulated more wealth than they spent and passed that wealth on to their boomer children. The boomers, on the other hand, may not have been such conscientious savers. Even if they were, they are finding that they are living longer, may need more money for health care and often believe that they need not leave substantial assets to their children since they did so much for them during their lives. Like you and your husband, many boomers plan on using their assets to make their golden years golden. That is your right. You earned it. You can spend it. However, if you do not want your son to be surprised or resentful when he does not inherit the kind of money he may expect will be coming his way, the best thing to do is to tell him outright. Perhaps you can share with him the choices you made over the years that resulted in having a significant nest egg. Then tell him how you hope to spend your hard earned money on yourselves while you enjoy a long and healthy life. You may discover that the comments he has made about a large inheritance were made in jest and that he isn’t really counting on a windfall. That would be the best scenario. Even if he expresses disappointment and/or anger, you and your husband should feel better about the fact that you were open and honest with him. He can ignore what you say or he can use what you tell him to better plan for his future. In either case, having the conversation will ensure that when you and your husband pass away, he is not blindsided. Linda M. Toga provides personalized service and peace of mind to her clients in the areas of elder law, estate administration and estate planning, real estate, marital agreements and litigation. Visit her website at or call 631444-5605 to schedule a free consultation.

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▶ Walt Whitman High School, 301 West Hills Road, Huntington Station will hold its annual Fine Art & Crafts Fair on Nov. 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Interested merchandise and food vendors should call 631-549-8582.

Left, Muriel Musarra; above from left, Paloma Papageorge, Jaden Chimelis, Irene Ruddock and Will Boonin Photos by Marlene Weinstein ART FOR A LIFETIME The Setauket Artists’ Exhibition, now in its 37th year, held an opening reception at the Setauket Neighborhood House on Oct. 22. Longtime member Muriel Mussara was this year’s Honored Artist, an award chosen by her peers, while art scholarships in memory of artists JoAnn Coaine, Burton Woods and Andrew Schmitt were awarded to Setauket Elementary School students Paloma Papageorge, Jaden Chimelis and Will Boonin. Coordinated by Irene Ruddock, the exhibit, which features the works of over 40 artists, will run through Nov. 20 with viewing daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

▶ Our Savior New American School, 140 Mark Tree Road, Centereach seeks vendors for its annual Craft Fair on Nov. 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For additional information, call 631-588-2757. ▶ Fountainhead Church, 782 Larkfield Road, East Northport will hold a Holiday Craft Fair on Nov. 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Interested vendors should call 631-235-3825. ▶ Rocky Point PTA will host a Holiday Boutique at Rocky Point Middle School, 76 Rocky Point Yaphank Road, Rocky Point on Dec. 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Interested merchandise and food vendors may call 631-744-1600 for further details. ▶ Messiah Lutheran Church, located at 465 Pond Path in East Setauket, is seeking vendors for its annual Craft Fair on Dec. 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Applications can be found online at under events or by calling 516-316-1336. ▶ Art League of Long Island, 107 East Deer Park Road, Dix Hills will present its 54th Holiday Fine Art & Craft Fair on Dec. 2 and 3 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Merchandise vendors with one-of-akind art and craft work are wanted for this juried event. Vendor deadline is Nov. 21. For additional details, call 631-462-5400. ▶ St. James R.C. Church, 429 Route 25A, Setauket seeks vendors for its Christmas Craft Fair on Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $50 registration fee per table. For information, call 631941-4141. ▶ Deepwells Mansion, 497 Moriches Road, St. James will hold its annual Art & Craft Holiday Boutique on Dec. 2 and 3 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and seeks merchandise vendors for the event. For more information, call 631-563-8551.

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Judith and Gerson Leiber honored in Dix Hills

Long Island’s iconic Judith and Gerson Leiber were honored for their contribution as art and fashion pioneers, spanning a career of more than 70 years, at a special reception at the Art League of Long Island in Dix Hills on Oct. 15. The event, which featured a talk by Ann Fristoe Stewart, collections manager of the Leiber Museum, coincided with the Art League’s September/ October exhibit, Passion for Fashion: Of Purses & Paintings — The Gerson and Judith Leiber Collection. Judith Leiber is known throughout the world for her innovative handbags and minaudières while Gerson Leiber, when not running the business end of the eponymous company with his wife, created modernist-style paintings, sketches and lithographs that have been shown at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Smithsonian, among other high-profile museums and galleries. The Leibers have housed a collection of their work in their own museum built on their property in East Hampton.

Help for Puerto Rico Made to Move Tennis & Wellness, 5 South Jersey Ave., East Setauket, recently concluded a fundraising campaign to help the hurricane victims in Puerto Rico. The campaign, which ran from Oct. 9 to 23, captured the participation of 25 people who together raised $9,611. That sum was matched by Made to Move co-founders, Spencer Edelbaum and his wife, Sue Seel, shown above,

which brought the campaign’s total funds raised to $19,222. The funds are being contributed to UNICEF for disbursement in Puerto Rico. “My wife and I saw the suffering of our brothers and sisters in Puerto Rico, and we were compelled to help,” said Edelbaum. “The extent of the destruction and need are so widespread and the infrastructure so weak, that we chose Puerto Rico for our fundraising.” For more information, call 631-751-6767.

▶ St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 800 Portion Road, Lake Ronkonkoma seeks vendors for its annual Christmas Fair on Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Deadline to apply is Nov. 27. For further information, call Marilyn at 631-846-9823. ▶ American Legion Post 360, 1 Mill Dam Road, Huntington will host a Huntington Craft & Gift Show on Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Vendor deadline is Nov. 30. Interested merchandise vendors should call 516-209-7386. ▶ Ward Melville High School’s Habitat for Humanity Club will hold a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity at the Bates House, 1 Bates Road, Setauket on Dec. 10 from noon to 3 p.m. Vendors selling gift and holiday-themed items welcome. Contact Callan or Susan at 631-751-5131 to reserve a spot.


hometown heroes In honor of Veterans Day we are saluting those who kept us free, and in some instances made the ultimate sacrifice.

Benjamin Tallmadge East Setauket United States Army Lt. Colonel Second Continental Light Dragoons American Revolution

Evan Goldstein Sound Beach United States Air Force Airman First Class 1991-1994

Melvin Tessler Port Jefferson United States Army World War II

Charles William Geiger Ridgewood, Queens United States Marine Corps Corporal World War II

Brad Lods Selden United States Navy Seaman 1968-1974

John C. Drews, Jr. United States Navy Sonar Technician 3rd Class 1963-1967

Frank Malafronte Shoreham Army Infantry, WWII Private Rifleman 1943-1945

Samuel J. Finkel United States Army Sergeant Korean War

William Ryan Rocky Point United States Army & Air Corps Flight Officer 1935-1938 & 1941-1945

Kathleen Ford Sound Beach United States Air Force Technical Sergeant 2008-present

John E. Whitton Sr. Garden City/Stony Brook United States Army/Air Force Lieutenant Colonel 1941-1949

Charles A. Hughes Port Jefferson United States Army Staff Sergeant-Korean War 1952-1953

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Port Jefferson United States Navy Captain

Matthew Moran Sound Beach United States Navy AN-USS Independence 1960-1964

William Schreck & Joseph Knoetgen Massapequa Park & Mt. Sinai United States Navy & Air Force Pharmacists Mate/Senior Airman 1943-1945 & 2013-present


hometown heroes

Stanley Feltman Coram United States Army Air Corps Corporal 1943-1945

Arthur W. Bryant Setauket United States Army/Air Force Sargeant 1940-1945

Fred Bryant, Jr. Setauket United States Army Ranger 2010-2014


Patrick E. Byrne Brooklyn, NY United State Marine Corps Corporal 1953-1956

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Philip Griffith Port Jefferson United States Army P.F.C. 1954-1956

Murray Lemkin United States Army Master Sargeant 1943-1945


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Lentils may not be the most attractive foods when cooked, but they do pack a powerful nutritional and delicious wallop. Low in fat and high in protein and fiber, they are a staple of many Asian cuisines. When I looked them up in my old cookbooks, they often were absent. However, in my newer and more recent cookbooks, they occupy a whole column in the indexes, a gift of the many immigrants and ethnicities that have become a part of our American culture. I would venture to say that lentils are one of the go-to elements for ethnic as well as vegetarian recipes and are an ideal addition to anyone’s pantry for a quickcooking, tasty and nourishing dish that welcomes and complements other flavors. From the familiar greenish-tan ones to tiny green Puy lentils to red (actually salmon pink) lentils, with many other varieties along the spectrum, their mild earthy flavor has captured many a palate.

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Solving the mysteries in your garden

By JoAnn CAnino

I’m looking out into my garden and find it hard to believe it is November. My yard is still green and the oak trees haven’t yet turned. It is a mystery I can solve. Making observations will naturally lead to asking questions. And by asking questions we can discover the mysteries in the garden. “Come forth into the light of things, Let nature be your teacher,” advised William Wordsworth (“The Tables Turned”). This month we change the clocks, fall back one hour, and become more aware of the shifting light. Long before this, Nature has been “clocking” the subtly shifting light. The daisy was originally named “day’s eye” as its flower opens its petals in the morning and closes them at dusk. The sunflower turns to follow the sun. Plants detect the direction of the sun’s rays throughout the day to get maximum light for growth. Why do the leaves of some trees, shrubs and vines turn colorful in the fall? What triggers this event? And why do the leaves fall off? We want to be dazzled by the beauty of the countryside and plan day trips north to catch the fall colors. So why is my garden still very green? I go to my bookshelf to find some answers. Two of my favorite books, “The Practical Botanist” by Rick Imes (Simon & Schuster, 1990) and “The Random House Book of How Nature Works” by Steve Parker (1992) provide some of the answers. The process that we look forward to every fall is nature’s response to environmental changes. “Bright sunshine stimulates the leaves to continue producing sugars rapidly, and the cool nights (40°F) trap the sugar in the leaves. Dry weather diminishes the intensity of fall colors because parched leaves produce less sugar.” [“The Practical Botanist”] Environmental changes such as length of day, light intensity, temperature and rainfall trigger an instinctive response — deciduous trees, shrubs and vines form an extra cell layer as a protection against the coming cold of winter. The sugar trapped in the leaf is converted into red and orange carotene. Blue and purple pigments combine with the yellow xanthophylls and green chlorophyll producing the colorful display of fall leaves: crimson and vivid yellow of maples, gold of hickories and bronze, russet and cinnamon of oaks. But why do the leaves fall off? The specialized cells are easily broken by plant enzymes. Wind and rain sever the connection and the leaf falls. Keeping a garden journal is a way of interacting with your surround-

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• Clean up the debris and leaves, and put the beds to sleep for the winter. • Top dress each bed with at least one inch of compost and mulch to prolong the life of perennials, roses and berry bushes. • Clean garden equipment and store for the winter. Brush shovels and spades free of caked on dirt. Dry metal tools and wrap in a cloth or old towel before storing.

Our backyard gardens hold many secrets ready to be uncovered. ings. Making observations, asking questions and taking detailed notes give you data to compare in each season. Start by recording the weather conditions, wind direction, daily temperature, season of the year, expected rainfall, time of day and the date you made these observations. Make lists, for example, of the birds and animals that visit the garden. Many birds migrate, come to our island, stay a while and then leave. Which birds stay? Which are only here for a season? How do they find their way over land and oceans? Before we draw any conclusions, we should make some observations, ask some questions, formulate hypotheses. Record your observations and musings as you walk through the garden. Include sketches, note details and questions. Later, transfer these notes to a logbook or binder. Arranged by month, you can compare your observations with those you made last year. Expand your notes with research from field guides, magazine articles and internet research. For example, in your index card file, note the common name of a plant, its scientific name and a description. Don’t limit your explorations to the backyard. Take your notebook out into the field as you walk. Note different habitats, the location and time of day. Take photographs to enhance your observations. Remember, your garden and the habitat you are exploring are part of a larger system. Look for patterns and make comparisons. Visit the same location at different time of the day. What changes? What phase of the moon is in play? Native Americans and early

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settlers used moon phases and cycles to keep track of the seasons. Unique names were given to each full moon. “The most wellknown names of the full moon came from the Algonquin tribes who lived in New England and westward to Lake Superior” (www. September’s Harvest Moon allowed farmers to work late into the night to harvest their crops. Not always in September, the Harvest Moon is the full moon closest to the autumn equinox, which sometimes falls in October. The Hunter’s Moon (October) heralds the hunting season when the deer are fat and ready for eating and fox and other animals are easily spotted in the fields that have

been cleared at harvest time. November’s full moon, the Beaver Moon, is so named because it was time to set beaver traps. The Old Farmer’s Almanac continues to be a wealth of information ( Data on frosts and growing seasons, schedules for planting by the moon’s phase, along with weather facts and forecasts for the current year are readily available. Check to see how accurate its forecast was for last year. How do we fit into this ecosystem? Plants and animals coordinate their biorhythms and behavior patterns with changes in the environment. How do we humans respond to these environmental changes? Don’t forget to note your own feelings and responses to the changing seasons as you keep your garden journal up to date. This month we celebrate the abundance and blessings of the season as we gather together to enjoy a very happy Thanksgiving. JoAnn Canino is an avid journal writer and gardener and a member of the Three Village Garden Club.



Thursday 9 The Perfect Storm

Join the Whaling Museum, 301 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor for a presentation of "The Accidental Sailor" from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.: a firsthand account from guest speaker Nelson Simon, one of a crew of nine who found themselves fighting to stay alive in The Perfect Storm in 1991. Simon will recount a harrowing tale of courage, survival and a historic Coast Guard rescue in the dead of night. Light refreshments will be served. $15 per person. Questions? Call 367-3418.

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Beacon Record News Media. Tickets are $42 adults, $21 children for ages 12 and under. To The Sound Be order, call 632-2787. its last meetin Firehouse, 15 at 7:30 p.m. S light refreshm A tribute to Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young 744-6952. will be held at Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson at 8 p.m. with the group CSN Songs. Enjoy hit songs including "Teach Your Children," "Suite: Judy Blue Eyes," "Our House" and "Love the One You're With.” All seats are $39. To order, call 928-9100 or visit www.

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The Jazz Loft, 275 Christian Ave., Stony Brook will welcome the Phyllis Tagg Trio with pianist and vocalist Phyllis Tagg in concert at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 adults, $15 seniors, $10 students. To order, call 751-1895 or visit www.

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The Friends of Harborfields Public Library, 31 Broadway, Greenlawn will present its 8th annual Holiday Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Nov. 11. Featuring more than 40 vendors of handcrafted items including the Starz on Broadway crafters. Call 757-4200 for more info.

The Huntington Hilton, 598 Broadhollow Road, Melville will host a Holiday Antiques Show in its Grand Ballroom from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with over 50 exhibitors featuring diverse and memorable antiques and collectibles for home and gift giving. Admission fee is $8 adults, free for ages 12 and younger. Questions? Call 516-868-2751.

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LITMA will hold a contradance at the Frank Brush Barn, 211 E. Main St., Smithtown at 7 p.m. Lesson at 6:45 p.m. Featuring John Gallagher calling with live music by The Huntingtones. $15 adults, $10 members, $7.50 students, free for children under 16 with paid adult. For more info, visit

Friday Night Face Off

Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson will host Friday Night Face Off, Long Island's longest running Improv Comedy Show, on the Second Stage from 10:30 p.m. to midnight. $15 per person. Cash only. For ages 16 and up. Call 928-9100 for more information.

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ACROBATIC TROUPE The Martial Artists and Acrobats of China will grace the Main Stage

at the Staller Center of the Arts at Stony Brook University on Nov. 11. The evening will celebrate the inauguration of the China Center at SBU and the 10th anniversary of the Confucius Institute at Stony Brook. Photo courtesy of Staller Center

Autumn Art and Craft Festival

Stony Brook University’s Student Activities Center, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook will host its 21st annual Autumn Art and Craft Festival today and Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Handcrafted jewelry, original art, pottery, handmade soaps, photography, leather, woodworking and more. $5 admission fee. Call 563-8551 for further details.

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St. James Lutheran Church, 230 2nd Ave., St. James will host a craft fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Featuring over 40 vendors with various quality crafts and handmade goods. Questions? Call 473-7976.

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Holiday Craft Fair Hauppauge High School, 500 Lincoln Blvd., Hauppauge will host its 6th annual holiday craft fair today and Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. With 100 vendors. Something for everyone. Proceeds will benefit Hauppauge HS PTSA. Questions? Call 846-1459.

Yard Sale for Wildlife

Sweetbriar Nature Center, 62 Eckernkamp Drive, Smithtown will hold a Yard Sale for Wildlife today and Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Items include household goods, collectibles, antiques, fabric, aquariums, a plant sale and more. Each dollar helps care for their animals. Admission is free. For further information, call 979-6344.

Scandinavian Bazaar

Sons of Norway Loyal Lodge 252 will host a Scandinavian Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Norway Hall, 201 Seventh St., St. James. Featuring a variety of imported food items for sale including cheeses, chocolates, Rodkal, flat bread, Lingonberries along with authentic baked goods including Julekake, Sostekake, Krumkake and Almond Cake. Enjoy a Scandinavian lunch and take part in a raffle. For more info, call 862-8017.

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In honor of Veterans Day, Heritage Park, 633 Mount Sinai-Coram Road, Mount. Sinai will hold a Parade of Flags from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. National, state, territory and local flags will be displayed. Guided tour at 11 a.m. Free event. Weather permitting. Call 509-0882 for more info.

Historic House tours

The Rocky Point Historical Society will hold guided tours of the Noah Hallock Homestead (c. 1721), 172 Hallock Landing Road, Rocky Point every Saturday through November and December from 1 to 3 p.m. The Homestead Gift Shop is now open for holiday shopping and unique collectibles. For further information, call 744-1776.

Historical walking tour

The Three Village Historical Society will present a walk through history with farmer and Revolutionary War spy Abraham Woodhull from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Explore the nature sanctuary that was once Woodhull’s farm, the Setauket Village Green, Grist Mill, Patriot’s Rock and historic grave sites. Tour begins and ends at the parking lot at the front of the Caroline Episcopal Church, 1 Dyke Road, Setauket. $10 per person, free for veterans. No reservations necessary. Call 751-3730.

Harvest Home Dinner

The Sound Beach Civic Association will hold Veterans Day services at the Sound Beach Veterans Park on New York Avenue, Sound Beach at 11 a.m. For more information call 744-6952.

Bethel AME Church, 33 Christian Ave., Setauket will host its annual Harvest Home Dinner at 4 p.m. Dinner includes choice of turkey, roast beef or ham and a drink with collard greens, string beans, candied yams, coffee, tea and dessert. $20 per person, $15 veterans. Questions? Call 941-3581 or 751-4140.

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All Souls Church, 61 Main St., Stony Brook will host a poetry reading from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hosted by Suffolk County Poet Laureate Gladys Henderson, featured poets will be Susan Grathwohl Dingle and Maggie Bloomfield. An open reading will follow. Free and open to all. Bring a can of food for a local food pantry. Questions? Call 655-7798.

Veterans Day observance

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3054 will hold a Veterans Day observance ceremony at East Setauket’s Veterans Memorial Park, corner of Route 25A and Shore Road, at 11 a.m. All are welcome. For more information, call 751-5541.

Join All Souls Church, 61 Main St., Stony Brook for a classical concert featuring Russian harpsichordist Elena Zamolodchikova at 6 p.m. Program will include works by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach. Free. For more information, please call 655-7798.

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The Rose Caracappa Senior Center, 739 Route 25A, Mount Sinai will host a lecture by the Miller Place-Mount Sinai Historical Society at 7 p.m. Historian Arthur Billadello will speak about George Washington and the Culper Spy Ring. Free and open to all. Light refreshments will be served. Call 476-5742 for more info.

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The Sound Beach Civic Association will hold its last meeting of the year at the Sound Beach Firehouse, 152 Sound Beach Blvd., Sound Beach at 7:30 p.m. Stop by for good conversation and light refreshments. For more information, call 744-6952.

Tuesday 14 A veteran's story

Comsewogue Public Library, 170 Terryville Road, Port Jefferson Station will present a program titled Click: A Combat Photographer, Vietnam 1968 from 2 to 3 p.m. Honor Veterans Day by listening to personal stories and viewing photographs by combat photographer Ronald Rorie. Free and open to all. Call 928-1212.

SBU Orchestra concert

Stony Brook University’s Staller Center for the Arts, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook will present a concert by the University Orchestra, a 70-member ensemble of SBU undergraduate students, on the Main Stage at 8 p.m. Conducted by Susan Deaver, the program will include works by Mozart, Tchaikovsky and Schumann. Tickets are $10 adults, $5 seniors and students. To order, call 632-2787.

Wednesday 15 Weaving with wine

Join the Huntington Historical Society for an introductory class on the ancient art of weaving at the Conklin Barn, 2 High St., Huntington at the 380 Nicolls from 6 to 8:30 p.m. All materials provided. The Parhe- Light refreshments will be served – you provide ram will in- the wine. $40 per person, $35 members. Reserclarinet and vations required by calling 427-7045, ext. 401. lassics by $25 adults at at the door, information, RJO Intermediate School, located at the corner of Church Street and Old Dock Road, Kings 543-0337. Park will host an evening of international and Israeli folk dancing every Wednesday (when school is in session) from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. $9 oute 25A, fee. Questions? Call Linda at 269-6894. m, Learning p.m. Director olomon, folkd, folklorist The Jazz Loft, 275 Christian Ave., Stony Brook ociety, and will host The Atelier at Flowerfield’s new nd Museum program, The Art of Jazz, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. oundtable Sketch a clothed figure model posing with n coping and a musical instrument while listening to the wrath. Free smooth sounds of jazz. $20 per person. RegisFollowing the ter online at, by display in calling 250-9009 or pay at the door. r more info.

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The Jazz Loft, 275 Christian Ave., Stony Brook will welcome Rich Iacona’s Bad Little Big Band in concert at 7 p.m. Pianist Rich Iacona and vocalist Madeline Kole perform jazz standards. Tickets are $20 adults, $15 seniors, $10 students. To order, call 751-1895 or visit www.

A psychic evening

Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson will welcome psychic medium Robert Hansen at 8 p.m. as he takes the audience on a journey through the other side of the veil. Hansen will share his psychic gifts of communication with loved ones that have crossed over to the other side. All seats are $30. To order, call 928-9100 or visit

Hard Luck Café concert

Bettman & Halpin and The Belle Hollows share the bill during the monthly Hard Luck Café series at the Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington. The 8:30 p.m. concert in the cinema’s Sky Room will be preceded by an open mic at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15, $10 members at the door. Visit or call 425-2925 for more info.

For seniors Senior Tuesdays

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A, Stony Brook welcomes seniors 62 and older to enjoy a free self-guided tour of the exhibit In Harm’s Way in the Art Museum on Nov. 14 from 10 a.m. to noon. Sponsored by Jefferson’s Ferry. For more info, call 751-0066.

Theater ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Star Playhouse at Suffolk Y JCC, 74 Hauppauge Road, Commack will present Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" on Nov. 11 and 18 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 12 and 19 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $25 adults, $20 seniors and students. To order, call 462-9800, ext. 136, or visit

'I Ought to Be in Pictures'

Neil Simon's charming classic, "I Ought to Be in Pictures" heads over to the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum's Carriage Theater, 180

Little Neck Road, Centerport on Nov. 10, 11, 17 and 18 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 12 and 19 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and children. To order, call 516-557-1207.

Christmas — past, present and future. Tickets are $35 adults, $28 seniors and students, $20 children ages 5 to 12. To order, call 928-9100 or visit


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'Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol'

Join the Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. Main St., Smithtown for a rousing production of "Oliver!" from Nov. 11 to Jan. 21, 2018. Consider yourself at home with Lionel Bart's classic musical based on Charles Dickens' novel, "Oliver Twist," with some of the most memorable characters and songs ever to hit the stage. Tickets are $25 adults, $15 children under 12. To order, call 724-3700 or visit www.

Leapin' Lizards! The irrepressible comic strip heroine Annie takes center stage at the John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport from Nov. 9 to Dec. 31 in one of the world's best loved family musicals. Featuring such unforgettable songs as "It's the Hard Knock Life," "Easy Street," "New Deal for Christmas" and the eternal anthem of optimism, "Tomorrow." Tickets range from $73 to $78. To order, call 261-2900 or visit www.

‘That Night Before Christmas’

The theater department at Suffolk County Community College, 533 College Road, Selden will present the musical "That Night Before Christmas" in the Shea Theatre, Islip Arts Building, on Nov. 15, 16, 17, 18, 24 and 25 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 19 and 26 at 2 p.m. Written and directed by JD Lawrence. Tickets are $12 adults, $10 students 16 years of age or younger. SCCC students get one free ticket. For further details, call 451-4000.


Five Towns College Performing Arts Center, 305 North Service Road, Dix Hills will present a production of the musical comedy, "Company," on Nov. 16 to 18 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 19 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $18 adults, $15 seniors and students. To order, call the box office at 656-2148 or visit

'A Christmas Carol'

Celebrate the season with Long Island's own holiday tradition, the 34th annual production of "A Christmas Carol," at Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson from Nov. 18 to Dec. 30. Follow the miser Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey that teaches him the true meaning of

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'Swim Team'

The Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington will screen "Swim Team" on Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. chronicling the overwhelming struggles and extraordinary triumphs of three young athletes with autism and shows how a swim team can bring hope to a community. With director Lara Stolman in person. Tickets are $16, $11 members and includes a reception.


The Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington will screen the documentary "Winning" on Nov. 12 at 11 a.m. $16, $11 members includes a bagel brunch at 10 a.m. and a reception and Q&A with director and producer Jacqueline Joseph. Questions? Call 423-7611.

‘The Wendy Wild Story’

Join the Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington for the Long Island premiere of the documentary "The Wendy Wild Story" on Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m. A huge fixture in the New York City art and music scene in the 1970s and '80s, Wild is currently featured in a new exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art. $16, $11 members includes reception with director Glenn Andreiev. Call 423-7611.

‘Wonder Woman’

Join Comsewogue Public Library, 170 Terryville Road, Port Jefferson Station for a free screening of "Wonder Woman" starring Gal Gadot on Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. Rated PG-13. To register, call 928-1212.

Thursday 16 Veterans Resources Fair

The Middle Country Public Library, 101 Eastwood Fair from 3 to 6 p.m. Visit with over 30 local organizations dedicated to helping veterans and their families including Services for the Underserved, Catholic Charities, Give an Hour, Family Service League, United Way of Long Island, Paws of War, Pal-O-Mine Equestrian, Wounded Warrior Project and more. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 631-585-9393.


Northport Public Library, located at 151 Laurel Ave. in Northport, will screen "The Beguiled" starring Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman on Nov. 15 at 6:30 p.m. Rated R. Free and open to all. Call 261-6930.

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You know the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, but what about his infamous partner, Jacob Marley? From Dec. 8 to 17, The Carriage House Players will present "Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol," the well-known Dickens' tale told from a different perspective, at the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum’s Carriage House Theater, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport. This riotously funny and touching evening of theater proves redemption is possible for anyone. Tickets are $20 adults, $15 seniors and children. To order, call 516-557-1207.

‘The Beguiled’

Three Village Community Trust’s 13th Annual Celebration will be held at the Reboli Center for Art and History, 64 Main St., Stony Brook at 7:30 p.m. Speaker will be Lois Reboli, President and Founder of the Center. Join them for a fun evening of wine, beer, soft drinks, hors d'oeuvres, and desserts, and a chance to explore current exhibitions and all the art center has to offer. There will be drawings for rk Ave., Hun- baskets of wines, gift certificates for tickets and , The River dinners, and other items. Admission is $30 per a Stern and person, $50 for two. For more information and m that traces make reservations call 689-0225 or visit www. medieval seniors, $20 ons recom-

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The Ward Melville Heritage Organization's Educational & Cultural Center, 97P Main St., Stony Brook will present a St. George Living History production: Linda Ronstadt and Olivia Newton John Musical Holiday Tribute Show from Nov. 19 to Jan. 10. Tickets are $48 adults, $45 seniors and children ages 14 and younger. Includes lunch, tea and dessert. For schedule, visit To order, call 689-5888.

FAMILY TIES From left, Niki Kuttler, Mary Caulfield and Gary Tifeld star in the Neil Simon classic comedy, 'I Ought to Be in Pictures,' at the Vanderbilt Museum's Carriage House Theater in Centerport from Nov. 10 to 19. Photo by Evan Donnellan

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In celebration of its 75th anniversary, “Casablanca” will return to select movie theaters nationwide on Sunday, Nov. 12 and Wednesday, Nov. 15, courtesy of Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies and Warner Bros. The screening will include an exclusive commentary from TCM Host Ben Mankiewicz who will give insight into this classic film. Considered one of Hollywood’s greatest and most iconic films, “Casablanca” won an Academy Award for Best Picture, Best Director Michael Curtiz and Best Adapted Screenplay by Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein and Howard Koch. Set against the backdrop of World War II, the 1942 classic stars Humphrey Bogart as Rick Blaine, the owner of a nightclub in Vichy-controlled Casablanca, whose life changes forever when his lost love, Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman), walks into his club and back into his life. Participating movie theaters in our neck of the woods include AMC Loews Stony Brook 17 (at 2 and 7 p.m. on both days); Farmingdale Multiplex Cinemas (at 2 p.m. on Nov. 12 and at 2 and 7 p.m. on Nov.

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Northport Historical Society presents Monuments Men Exhibit honors those who made the ultimate sacrifice

By Kevin Redding For years, they were neglected. Passersby barely shot a second glance at the nearly 100 names of brave men and women from Northport and East Northport engraved on stone monuments on Main Street and in John Walsh Park — locals who lost their lives in service to their country in every conflict from the Civil War to the Iraq War. But that all changed in recent months thanks to the efforts of Terry Reid and exhibit committee members of the Northport Historical Society. “We don’t want people to just walk by these monuments anymore,” said Reid, curator of the historical society’s new and expansive Monuments Men exhibit, which opened Sept. 3. The exhibit showcases the stories behind these heroes with regiment and battle information, personal memorabilia, photographs, letters and mannequins draped in authentic uniforms and jackets — which Reid said is like “having our own troops standing guard.” World War II memorabilia includes a German hand grenade and a gas mask. Items were pulled from military databases and museum records, while others were donated directly by family members of the fallen. “We wanted to put a face to every single name listed on each of those monuments so their memory would live on,” she said. “A lot of what we received must be priceless to these families but I think they knew the importance of this. Really, the whole gist of this exhibit for the veterans is: We won’t forget you.” Reid, who was part of an exhibit put on by the historical society in 2015 marking the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War, sought out any and all objects pertaining to the conflict at the time and began researching the names on the monuments. She was struck by photographs she found of soldiers and touched by their heartbreaking stories. It was then that she crafted the idea of shedding a light on all the local soldiers. Once she got the green light from the historical society to helm the project, Reid reached out in search of anybody who had connections to the names, from members of the community on Facebook to the American Legion to Atria nursing home in East Northport. At the nursing home, she found and conducted a video interview with a Korean War veteran who detailed what he and his fellow troops went through during

donated uniforms from the museum’s permanent collection, from left, World War ii Army Air Force; Alan Salzman, Signal Corps, vietnam War; and Peggy Zumbach, navy Waves, World War ii are in the exhibit. Photo by Heidi Sutton

what’s been deemed “The Forgotten War,” which visitors can watch at a kiosk in front of the Korean War cabinet in the exhibit. Multiple pieces of personal items belonging to Corporal Christopher Scherer, from East Northport who died in Iraq in 2007, is also highlighted, including the veteran’s lacrosse gloves from when he attended Northport High School, his Boy Scout lanyards, dog tags and even a photograph of his old bedroom — all provided by his family. In mapping out a more personal exhibit, Reid also contacted Kevin O’Neill, a longtime friend of the museum and the co-

Veterans Day Weekend Trolley Tour All aboard! Have you ever noticed the trolley tracks that run through Northport? They’re all that is left of the trolley that ran from Woodbine Avenue to the Northport Railroad Station from 1902 until 1924. On Sunday, Nov. 12, thanks to its sponsor Nolan & Taylor-Howe, the Northport Historical Society will run a trolley tour giving Long Islanders a chance to relive this important part of Northport’s past. Guided tours of the monuments in town honoring the Northport area fallen will be offered aboard a replica trolley generously provided by Mark of Elegance Limousine Service. The tour, led by Northport Historical Society curator, Terry Reid, is a great family-friendly way to celebrate

owner of the John W. Engeman Theater in Northport. The popular venue was named in honor of O’Neill’s brother-in-law, an Iraq War veteran and East Northport native who died in 2006 at 45. Engeman’s medals and awards, as well as other pieces of memorabilia, were donated by his widow. “It stirs up a lot of emotions when you walk through something like this,” O’Neill said of the exhibit. “It was 11 years ago that John was killed but it feels like yesterday. I think the historical society and Terry did a first-class, wonderful job with this exhibit. It’s very impressive, powerful and beautiful

Veterans Day and learn about local history. Reid will share the stories of many of the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country and who are currently also honored in the society’s new Monuments Men exhibit. Tours, which are approximately 45 minutes long, will depart from the Northport Historical Society at 215 Main Street at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Tickets are $20 for members, $25 for nonmembers, and $10 for veterans and children under 15. Refreshments will be served. To purchase tickets please visit or call 631-757-9859. Proceeds from the tour support the society’s mission to preserve and promote the history of Northport and its surrounding communities.

display. I encourage people to go and learn about these men and women.” Steven King, the chairman of the Exhibits and Collection Committee at the historical society, said the public so far has responded extremely well to Monuments Men. “We’ve been getting a lot of compliments because of the nature of the exhibit,” King said. “It’s kind of a difficult subject to take on, as it represents a lot of pain for families that have lost soldiers in recent years, but they’ve all come forward and helped us with the exhibit to make sure the War on Terror period is well-represented. Including the most recent heroes has special poignancy for many of the visitors who have spoken to us about their appreciation for this.” The entire exhibit takes up half the museum and is made up of 10 fully stocked cabinets of items. While no women from the area have lost their lives according to the monuments, the exhibit highlights the history of their roles within the military throughout the years, including the Women’s Army Corps and Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service, Reid said. In conjunction with the exhibit, the society will host a special Veterans Weekend Trolley Tour on Nov. 12 (see below). A lecture by Ret. Col. Al Vitters, who served in Vietnam and was a powerful figure at the United State Military Academy Preparatory School in West Point, will be held on Nov. 19 at 2 p.m. at the society’s headquarters. Vitters will reflect on his military career, which will cover when women were first admitted to the school in 1976. Admission is $5 per person, free for members. “I just want people to stop and take a pause and really reflect and feel some gratitude for what these people do for us,” Reid said. “It’s important to the families that they are not forgotten and that their sacrifices stay in our hearts and minds. We all should be a little more thankful for our freedoms, as they come at a price, and we’re hoping this exhibit illustrates just how lucky we are.” The Northport Historical Society, located at 215 Main Street in Northport, will present Monuments Men through May, 2018. Admission is free. Hours are Tuesday through Sunday from 1 to 4:30 p.m. For more information, call 631757-9859 or visit On the cover: A photo of Corporal Christopher Scherer of east northport and some of his personal items on display in the Monuments Men exhibit. Photo by Heidi Sutton


Religious ASSEMBLIES OF GOD STONY BROOK CHRISTIAN ASSEMBLY Connecting to God, Each Other and the World

400 Nicolls Road, E. Setauket (631) 689–1127 • Fax (631) 689–1215 Pastor Troy Reid Weekly Schedule Sunday Worship w/nursery 10 am Kidmo Children’s Church • Ignited Youth Fellowship and Food Always to Follow Tuesday Evening Prayer: 7 pm Thursday Morning Bible Study w/Coffee & Bagels: 10 am Friday Night Experience “FNX” for Pre K-Middle School: 6:30 pm Ignite Youth Ministry: 7:30 pm Check out our website for other events and times


38 Mayflower Avenue, Smithtown NY 11787 631–759–6083 Father Tyler A. Strand, Administrator, Joseph S. Durko, Cantor Divine Liturgy: Sundays at 10:30 am Holy Days: See website or phone for information Sunday School Sundays at 9:15 am Adult Faith Formation/Bible Study: Mondays at 7:00 pm. PrayerAnon Prayer Group for substance addictions, Wednesdays at 7 pm A Catholic Church of the Eastern Rite under the Eparchy of Passaic.

CATHOLIC CHURCH OF ST. GERARD MAJELLA 300 Terryville Road, Port Jefferson Station (631) 473–2900 • Fax (631) 473–0015 All are Welcome to Begin Again. Come Pray With Us. Rev. Jerry DiSpigno, Pastor Office of Christian Formation • (631) 928–2550 We celebrate Eucharist Saturday evening 5 pm, Sunday 7:30, 9 and 11 am Weekday Mass Monday–Friday 9 am We celebrate Baptism Third weekend of each month during any of our weekend Masses We celebrate Marriage Arrangements can be made at the church with our Pastor or Deacon We celebrate Reconciliation Confession is celebrated on Saturdays from 4–5 pm We celebrate You! Visit Our Thrift Shop Mon. – Fri. 10 am–4 pm + Sat. 10 am–2 pm

INFANT JESUS ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH 110 Myrtle Ave., Port Jefferson, NY 11777 (631) 473-0165 • Fax (631) 331-8094

©155234 Reverend Patrick M. Riegger, Pastor Associates: Rev. Francis Lasrado & Rev. Rolando Ticllasuca To schedule Baptisms and Weddings, Please call the Rectory Confessions: Saturdays 12:30-1:15 pm in the Lower Church Religious Ed.: (631) 928-0447 • Parish Outreach: (631) 331-6145 Weekly Masses: 6:50 and 9 am in the Church, 12 pm in the Chapel* Weekend Masses: Saturday at 5 pm in the Church, 5:15 pm in the Chapel* Sunday at 7:30 am, 10:30 am, 12 pm, and 5 pm in the Church and at 8:30 am, 10 am, and 11:30 am (Family Mass) in the Chapel* Spanish Masses: Sunday at 8:45 am and Wednesday at 6 pm in the Church *Held at the Infant Jesus Chapel at St. Charles Hospital Religious Education: (631) 928-0447 Parish Outreach: (631) 331-6145

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ST. JAMES ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH 429 Rt. 25A, Setauket, NY 11733 Phone/Fax: (631) 941–4141 Parish Office email: Office Hours: Monday-Saturday 9 am - 2 pm

Mission Statement: Beloved daughters and sons of the Catholic parish of St. James, formed as the Body of Christ through the waters of Baptism, are a pilgrim community on Camiño-toward the fullness of the Kingdom of God, guided by the Holy Spirit. Our response to Jesus’ invitation to be faithful and fruitful disciples requires us to be nurtured by the Eucharist and formed by the Gospel’s call to be a Good Samaritan to neighbor and enemy. That in Jesus’ name we may be a welcoming community respectful of life in all its diversities and beauty; stewards of and for God’s creation; and witnesses to Faith, Hope and Charity. Rev. James-Patrick Mannion, Pastor Rev. Gerald Cestare, Associate Pastor Rev. Jon Fitzgerald, In Residence Weekday Masses: Monday – Saturday 8:00 am Weekend Masses: Saturday Vigil 5:00 pm Sunday 8:00am, 9:30 am (family), 11:30 am (choir), 6:00 pm (Youth) Friday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Baptisms: Contact the Office at the end of the third month (pregnancy) to set date Reconciliation: Saturdays 4:00 – 4:45 pm or by appointment Anointing Of The Sick: by request Holy Matrimony: contact the office at least 9 months before desired date Bereavement: (631) 941-4141 x 341 Faith Formation Office: (631) 941-4141 x 328 Outreach: (631) 941-4141 x 333 Our Lady of Wisdom Regional School: (631) 473-1211 Our Daily Bread Sunday Soup Kitchen 3 pm


233 North Country Road, Mt. Sinai • (631) 473–1582

“No matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here” Worship hour is 8:30 am and 10 am Sunday School and Childcare offered at 10:00 am open to all children (infants to 8th grade). The last Sunday of every month is our Welcome Sunday Service. This service has been intentionally designed to include persons of differing abilities from local group homes. We are an Open and Affirming Congregation.


ALL SOULS EPISCOPAL CHURCH “Our little historic church on the hill” across from the Stony Brook Duck Pond

Main Street, Stony Brook • (631) 751–0034

www.allsouls– • Please come and welcome our new Priest: The Rev. Farrell D. Graves, Ph.D., Vicar Sunday Holy Eucharist: 8 and 9:30 am Religious instruction for children follows the 9:30 am Service This is a small eclectic Episcopal congregation that has a personal touch. We welcome all regardless of where you are on your spiritual journey. Walk with us.


CAROLINE CHURCH OF BROOKHAVEN The Rev. Cn. Dr. Richard D. Visconti, Rector

1 Dyke Road on the Village Green, Setauket Web site: Parish Office email: (631) 941–4245

Sunday Services: 8 am, 9:30 am and 11:15 am Church School/Child Care at 9:30 am Church School classes now forming. Call 631-941-4245 for registration. Weekday Holy Eucharist’s: Thursday 12:00 pm and first Friday of the month 7:30 pm (rotating: call Parish Office for location.) Youth, Music and Service Programs offered. Let God walk with you as part of our family–friendly community.

CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH 127 Barnum Ave., Port Jefferson (631) 473–0273 email:

Father Anthony DiLorenzo: Priest–In–Charge Sunday Services 8 am & 10 am Sunday Eucharist: 8 am and 10 am/Wednesday 10 in our chapel Sunday School and Nursery Registration for Sunday School starting Sunday after the 10 am Eucharist Our ministries: Welcome Inn on Mondays at 5:45 pm AA meetings on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7 pm/Prayer Group on Wednesdays at 10:30 am/Bible Study on Thursdays at 10 am. It is the mission of the people of Christ Church to grow in our relationship with Jesus Christ and to make his love known to all through our lives and ministry. We at Christ Church are a joyful, welcoming community. Wherever you are in your journey of life we want to be part of it.

EVANGELICAL INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST CHURCH Loving God • Loving Others • Sharing the Gospel

1266 N. Country Road, Stony Brook, NY 11790 (631) 689-7660 • Pastor Hank Kistler Sunday Worship 11 am Thursday Small Groups 7 pm

THREE VILLAGE CHURCH Knowing Christ...Making Him Known

322 Route 25A, East Setauket • (631) 941–3670

Lead Pastor Josh Moody Sunday Worship Schedule 9:15 am:Worship Service Sunday School (Pre–K – Adult), Nursery 10:30 am: Bagel/Coffee Fellowship 11:00 am: Worship, Nursery, Pre–K, Cornerstone Kids (Gr. K–4) We offer weekly Teen Programs, Small Groups, Women’s Bible Studies (day & evening) & Men’s Bible Study Faith Nursery School for ages 3 & 4 Join us as we celebrate 55 years of proclaiming the good news of Jesus Christ!

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430 Sheep Pasture Rd., Port Jefferson 11777 Tel: 631-473-0894 • Fax: 631-928-5131 •

Rev. Demetrios N. Calogredes, Protopresbyter Sunday Services Orthros 8:30 am - Devine Liturgy 10 am Services conducted in both Greek & English* Books available to follow in English* Sunday Catechism School, 10:15 am - 11:15 am* Greek Language School, Tuesdays 5 pm - 8 pm* Bible Study & Adult Catechism Classes Available* Golden Age & Youth Groups* Thrift Store* Banquet Hall available for Rental* For information please call Church office*


CHABAD AT STONY BROOK “Judaism with a smile”

Future site: East side of Nicolls Rd, North of Rte 347 –Next to Fire Dept. Current location: 821 Hawkins Ave., Lake Grove (631) 585–0521 • (800) My–Torah •

Rabbi Chaim & Rivkie Grossbaum Rabbi Motti & Chaya Grossbaum Rabbi Sholom B. & Chanie Cohen Membership Free •Weekday, Shabbat & Holiday Services Highly acclaimed Torah Tots Preschool • Afternoon Hebrew School Camp Gan Israel • Judaica Publishing Department • Lectures and Seminars • Living Legacy Holiday Programs Jewish Learning Institute Friendship Circle for Special Needs Children • The CTeen Network N’shei Chabad Women’s Club • Cyberspace Library Chabad at Stony Brook University – Rabbi Adam & Esther Stein


385 Old Town Rd., Port Jefferson Station (631) 928–3737 Rabbi Aaron Benson

Cantor Daniel Kramer Executive Director Marcie Platkin Principal Heather Welkes Youth Director Jen Schwartz Services: Friday at 8 pm; Saturday at 9:15 am Daily morning and evening minyan- Call for times. Tot Shabbat • Family Services • Sisterhood • Men’s Club Seniors’ Club • Youth Group • Continuing Ed Adult Bar/Bat Mitzvah • Judaica Shop • Food Pantry Lecture Series • Jewish Film Series NSJC JEWISH LEARNING CENTER RELIGIOUS SCHOOL Innovative curriculum and programming for children ages 5-13 Imagine a synagogue that feels like home! Come connect with us on your Jewish journey. Member United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism



1404 Stony Brook Road, Stony Brook • (631) 751–8518 A warm and caring intergenerational community dedicated to learning, prayer, social action, and friendship. Member Union for Reform Judaism


Rabbi David Katz Cantor Marcey Wagner Rabbi Emeritus Stephen A. Karol Rabbi Emeritus Adam D. Fisher Cantor Emeritus Michael F. Trachtenberg

Sabbath Services Friday 7:30 pm and Saturday 10 am Religious School • Monthly Family Service • Monthly Tot Shabbat Youth Groups • Senior Club • Adult Education Sisterhood • Brotherhood • Book Club-more

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Coram Jewish Center 981 Old Town Rd., Coram • (631) 698–3939 •


“The Eternal Flame-The Eternal Light” weekly Channel 20 at 10 a.m. Shabbat Morning Services 9 a.m. Free Membership. No building fund. Bar/Bat Mitzvah Shabbat and Holiday Services followed by hot buffet. Adult Education Institute for men and women. Internationally prominent Lecturers and Torah Classes. Adult Bar/Bat Mitzvah. Kaballah Classes. Jewish Holiday Institute. Tutorials for all ages. FREE TUITION FOR HEBREW SCHOOL PUT MEANING IN YOUR LIFE (631) 698-3939 Member, National Council of Young Israel. All welcome regardless of knowledge or observance level.


46 Dare Road, Selden (631) 732-2511 Emergency number (516) 848-5386

Rev. Dr. Richard O. Hill, Pastor email: • website: Holy Communion is celebrated every week Saturdays at 5 pm, Sundays at 8, 9:30 and 11 am Service of Prayers for Healing on the first weeked of each month at all services Children and Youth Ministries Sparklers (3-11) Saturdays 5 pm • Sunday School (ages 3-11) 9:30 am Kids’ Club (ages 4-10) Wednesdays 4:15 pm Teen Ministry (ages 11-16) Saturdays 3 pm

ST. PAULS EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH 309 Patchogue Road, Port Jefferson Station (631) 473–2236

Rev. Paul A. Downing, Pastor email: • pastor’s cell: 347–423–3623 Services: Sundays-8:30 and 10:30 am—Holy Communion Sunday School during 10:30 service Bible and Bagels 9:30 am on Sundays Wednesday Night — 7:30 pm Intimate Holy Communion Friday Morning 10:30 am—Power of Prayer Hour Join us for any service-all are welcome We are celebrating 100 years in Port Jefferson Station


33 Christian Ave/ PO2117, E. Setauket NY 11733 (631) 941–3581 Rev. Gregory L. Leonard–Pastor Sunday Worship 10:30 am • Adult Sunday School 9:30 am Lectionary Reading and Prayer Wed. 12 noon Gospel Choir Tues. 8 pm Praise Choir and Youth Choir 3rd and 4th Fri. 6:30 pm 

COMMACK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 486 Townline Road, Commack Church Office: (631)499–7310 Fax: (631) 858–0596 www.commack– • mail@commack– Rev. Linda Bates–Stepe, Pastor


Welcome to our church! We invite you to Worship with us! Come check us out! Jeans are okay! Open Table Communion 1st Sunday every month. 603 Main Street, Port Jefferson Church Office- (631) 473–0517 Rev. Sandra J. Moore - Pastor Sunday Worship - 9:30 am (summer), 10:00 am (September) Children’s Sunday School - Sept. to June (Sunday School sign up form on Web) Email- Web-

SETAUKET UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 160 Main Street, Corner of 25A and Main Street East Setauket • (631) 941–4167

Rev. Steven kim, Pastor • Sunday Worship Service & Church School 10 am Holy Communion 1st Sunday of Month Mary & Martha Circle (Women’s Ministry) monthly on 2nd Tuesday at 1pm


216 Christian Ave., Stony Brook, 11790 Church Office: 631-751-0574 Rev. chuck Van Houten, Pastor Connecting people to God, purpose and each other Sunday Worship 10:00 am Sunday School 10:00 am

Renewing, Restoring, Reviving for the 21st Century!



5 Caroline Avenue ~ On the Village Green (631) 941-4271

Making God’s community livable for all since 1660!! Email:

Rev. Mary, Barrett Speers, pastor

Join us Sundays in worship at 9:30 am Church School (PreK-6th Grade) at 9:45 am Adult Christian Education Classes and Service Opportunities Outreach Ministries: Open Door Exchange Ministry: Furnishing homes...Finding hope Welcome Friends Soup Kitchen Prep Site: All are welcome to join this vibrant community of worship, music (voice and bell choirs), mission (local, national and international), and fellowship. Call the church office or visit our website for current information on church activities. SPC is a More Light Presbyterian Church and part of the Covenant Network of Presbyterians working toward a church as generous and just as God’s grace.

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Above, CTeen Jr. teens from The Chai Center Noskin Hebrew School in Dix Hills show the emoji pillows they created; below, children from the orphanage play with the pillows made for them. Photos from The Chai Center

LI teens make emoji pillows for children in Ukrainian orphanage

On a recent Sunday evening, seventhgraders from CTeen Jr. (West Suffolk County Chapter) spent some time creating special emoji pillows. One week later they were in the hands of beautiful young children at the Mishpacha Orphanage in Odessa, Ukraine, which provides care to 80 boys and girls from birth to 18 years old.

CTeen Jr. is part of The Chai Center Noskin Hebrew School in Dix Hills. The CTeen Jr. program helps young teens understand their Jewish identity and the role they play in their community and beyond, with a focus on humanitarian and social activities. For more information, contact The Chai Center at 631-351-8672 or visit


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380 Nicolls Road • between Rte 347 & Rte 25A (631) 751–0297 • •

109 Brown’s Road, Huntington, NY 11743 631–427–9547

( Sunday Service: 10:30 am

Rev. G. Jude Geiger, Minister

Rev. Margaret H. Allen

Religious Education at UUFSB: Unitarian Universalism accepts wisdom from many sources and offers non-dogmatic religious education for children from 3-18 to foster ethical and spiritual development and knowledge of world religions. Classes Sunday mornings at 10:30 am. Childcare for little ones under three. Senior High Youth Group meetings Sunday evenings. Registration is ongoing. For more information:

( Starr Austin, religious educator ( Sunday Service 10:30 am, Children’s Religious Education 10:30 am Whoever you are, whomever you love, wherever you are on your life’s journey, you are welcome here. Our services offer a progressive, non-creedal message with room for spiritual seekers. Services and Religious Education each Sunday at 10:30 am Youth Group, Lifespan Religious Education for Adults, Adult and Children’s Choirs. Participants in the Huntington Interfaith Housing Initiative. Find us on Facebook and Twitter.

203 East Pulaski Rd., Huntington Sta. (631) 385–7180

Rev. Saba Mchunguzi

Unity Church of Healing Light is committed to helping people unfold their Christ potential to transform their lives and build spiritual community through worship, education, prayer and service. Sunday Worship & Church School 11:00 a.m. Wednesday Night Prayer Service 7:30 p.m. Sign Language Interpreter at Sunday Service

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NoV. 9 – NoV. 15, 2017

StoNy Brook UNiVErSity

Stony Brook tops Vermont in America East final Seawolves head to NCAA Tournament Stony Brook women’s soccer edged University of Vermont, 2-1, Nov. 5 in the 2017 America East championship, advancing the Seawolves to the NCAA Tournament for just the second time in program history. Freshman Alyssa Francese and senior Manuela Corcho both scored for Stony Brook — which improves to 1110-0 (4-4-0 AE) in 2017. Corcho, Kimmy Chavkin, Sydney Vaughn and Franki Priore were all named to the America East All-Championship team. Vaughn, a senior defender, earned the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player Award. “I’m just super excited for our student-athletes that they get to continue playing and represent Stony Brook University in the NCAA Tournament,” Stony Brook head coach Brendan Faherty said.

“It’s quite an honor for all of us. We have a great staff here, great people behind the scenes. This win is for all of us. It’s for the entire athletic department and the university.” Francese gave the Seawolves an early lead, finding the back of the net in the 18th minute. The forward collected a pass from junior defender Kaitlin Loughren, pushed the ball up field and blasted it into the back of the net for her ninth goal of the year. Freshman Fanny Gotesson was also credited with an assist. Corcho then made it 2-0 in the 33rd minute, collecting a pass from freshman forward Rachel Florenz and finishing an open look on goal. Freshman goalkeeper Sofia Manner recorded five saves in the win, earning her 10th victory of the year. Manner now has a 0.84 goals allowed average and .826 save percentage this year.

Stony Brook recorded four shots, attempting five corner kicks. Stony Brook women’s soccer has now played in five America East Championship contests in program history (2002, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2017), winning and advancing to the NCAA Tournament twice (also making the trip in 2012). Faherty has a 20-18-3 record in his first two seasons at the helm. Faherty won his 100th career game as a collegiate head coach during Stony Brook’s victory over University of Hartford in the conference quarterfinals. Stony Brook will travel to No. 3 Penn State University Nov. 10. The first matchup between the two programs is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. “I thought Vermont played a great game,” Faherty said. “In the second half they were really good. This game showed a lot about our character. It wasn’t our best performance, but I’m happy that we get to continue playing.”

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Members of Stony Brook’s women’s soccer team hoist up the America East championship trophy following the win over University of Vermont.

SBU football team reclaims Golden Apple with OT win Photo from SBU

the Stony Brook men’s cross-country team won the America East championship title.

Men’s XC wins conference title The Stony Brook men’s and women’s crosscountry teams had very strong performances at the America East Championship at Hard’ack Recreation Area, with the men taking the title by three points and the women coming up a few points short for third place. Sophomore Cameron Avery led the men. Sophomore Vann Moffett and seniors Nick Cruz and Danny Connelly rounded out the Top 10. “Today was a complete team performance by the men,” Stony Brook head coach Andy Ronan said. “They took the challenge offered by the course. The men really competed for each other and showed great maturity in the way they handled themselves during the race.” The Seawolves won with a score of 40 points, ahead of University of Massachusetts Lowell’s 43 and University at Albany’s 87. The Seawolves had four Top 10 performers and four more in the top 25. Avery came in second in 24 minutes, 41.54 seconds. “They never gave up and the reward is

their second championship in a row,” Ronan said. “I am very proud of this group of young men. Cameron was excellent. He is a true cross-country runner that takes whatever the course and competition throws at him and then grinds his way to the top.” The Seawolves’ women team came in third with 58 points behind University of New Hampshire with 37 and UMass Lowell with 57. “We missed it by one point,” Ronan said. “This is a good group of athletes and I feel if we add some depth this year that they will be in contention for a conference title soon.” The women were led by seniors Annika Sisson and Tiana Guevara and junior Alexandria Ortega who all finished in the Top 5. Avery and Moffett received First Team AllConference honors, as well as Sisson, Ortega and Guevara. Cruz, Connelly, Kyle Kelly, Bryce Hedman and Chris Biondi got Second Team. The Seawolves will head to the NCAA Regional Championships in Buffalo Nov. 10.

Junior quarterback Joe Carbone found graduate wide receiver Harrison Jackson in the end zone during overtime to lift the Stony Brook football team to a thrilling 28-21 victory over Colonial Athletic Association in-state rival University at Albany to reclaim The Golden Apple on Nov. 4 at LaValle Stadium. “I was just happy to make a play for my team,” Jackson said of helping to win Stony Brook’s first overtime game since 2014. “I was just waiting for my number and was just making sure I was ready to make the play.” The Seawolves’ (7-2, 6-1 CAA) defense held the Great Danes (3-6, 1-5 CAA) in their overtime possession to hang onto the lead. “I’m really happy for this team,” Stony Brook head coach Chuck Priore said. “We knew Albany was a good football team and had lost a lot of close games this year.” Carbone tossed a pair of touchdowns for Stony Brook, including the one in overtime and a second-quarter toss to junior wide receiver Donavin Washington. Stony Brook also scored twice on the ground from senior Stacey Bedell on a 4-yard rush and junior Donald Liotine on a 6-yard rush. After Liotine’s touchdown, Albany tied it up on the ensuing drive. Bedell’s score brought back the lead with 3:31 left in the first quarter. Bedell is just the second player in school history to record at least 30 rushing touchdowns. He joined Miguel Maysonet (2010-12) who collected 48 during his career.

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Carbone found Washington on a 26-yard catch and run for a touchdown to open the second and extend the advantage to 28-14. The Great Danes cut the deficit to seven on a touchdown from a Donovan of their own, as Donavan McDonald caught a 15-yard pass. The teams were held scoreless in the third, and Stony Brook’s lead slipped to nothing when running back Karl Mofor carried the ball into touchdown territory from three yards out with 1:34 remaining in the fourth quarter. The drive was 19 plays for 96 yards. Stony Brook scored the only points in overtime when Carbone hit Jackson in the end zone with a 13-yard pass for the win. “That was all about Harrison,” Carbone said. “He had his corner beat twice in a row. I probably should have thrown to him more during the game. Harrison did a great job.” Stony Brook wide receiver Ray Bolden became the fifth player in school history to gain at least 2,000 career receiving yards. He finished the game with 82 yards to improve his career total to 2,037. Bolden also moved into second on Stony Brook’s career receptions with 165. “You don’t ever deserve to win because you work hard, but you like to see things happen for good people, and this team is a bunch of good people who stayed focused,” Priore said. The Seawolves host Wagner College Nov. 11 in the final home game of the regular season in LaValle Stadium. Kickoff for senior day against the nonconference foe will be at 1 p.m.




Nutcracker the

Staller Center for the Arts Stony Brook University Tel: 631-632-ARTS “Polished”


6 Performances Dec. 15-18

Friday at 7PM Saturday at 2PM & 7PM Sunday at 1PM & 6PM Monday at 7PM


“A Delicious Holiday Confection...” Bernstein-NEWSDAY

Adults $40 Children & Seniors $34 Groups >20 - $30

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“...lavish and sumptuous...”

HOLIDAY FUN Join Barnaby and Franklynne as they set off on a journey to save Christmas at Theatre Three from Nov. 24 to Dec. 30. File photo by Peter Lanscombe, Theatre Three Productions Inc.

$5 discount on all tickets purchased before 12/1/2017

Drop by the Maritime Explorium, 101 E. Broadway, Port Jefferson on Nov. 10, 11 or 12 between 1 and 5 p.m. to take part in a program titled Wanted: FBI Agents for Fingerprinting. Use materials to practice your skills in forensic science and make all kinds of “prints” that are uniquely yours! $5 per person. For more info, call 331-3277.

S.T.E.A.M. Saturday!

The Long Island Science Center, 21 North Country Road, Rocky Point, will present a walk-in program titled S.T.E.A.M. Saturday on Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Science, technology, engineering, art and math are all important topics covered in this fun-packed day. Build like Da Vinci, paint like Picasso and invent like Tesla throughout the day. $7 per person. Questions? Call 208-8000.


Nature Quest

The folks at Sunken Meadow State Park, corner of Route 25A and Sunken Meadow Parkway, Kings Park will present a program for children, Nature Quest, on Nov. 12 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Are you good at spotting things? Traveling at your own speed, take part in a scavenger hunt while solving riddles and searching for the amusing items on the list. $4 per person. Advance registration required by calling 581-1072.

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The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A, Stony Brook will present a Hands on Art program for students in grades K through 4 on Nov. 9, Dec. 7 and Jan. 11 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Visit the latest exhibit in the Visitor’s Center, Animal Kingdom: From Tame to Wild, and then create your own inspired masterpiece to take home. $10 per class, $8 members. Advance registration required by calling 751-0066, ext. 212.

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Legend of Baby Rattlesnake

Caleb Smith State Park Preserve, 581 W. Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown will present a Tiny Tots program, Legend of Baby Rattlesnake, on Nov. 16 from 10 to 11 a.m. This is a special time for parent and child to discover the wonders of the natural world together. For ages 3 to 5. $4 per person. Advance registration required by calling 265-1054.

Toddler Time

Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington hosts Toddler Time for ages 3 to 5 every Thursday at 11 a.m. On Nov. 16 sing and dance with guitarist Jeff Sorg. Free. No registration necessary. For further information, call 271-1442.

Hands on History

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A, Stony Brook will present a Hands on History program for students in grades K through 4 on Nov. 16, Dec. 14 and Jan. 18 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Visit a different gallery each month and explore history, making the past come alive. $10 per class, $8 members. Advance registration required by calling 751-0066, ext. 212.

Theater ‘Frosty’

He’s back! The John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport will present “Frosty” from Nov. 18 to Dec. 31. Join Jenny and Frosty on their chilly adventures as they try to save the town of Chillsville from mean old Ethel Pierpot and her evil machine that will melt all the snow. Jenny calls on all of you to help her save her home, get Frosty to the North Pole, and make this holiday season a Winter Wonderland for one and all! Tickets are $15. To order, call 261-2900 or visit

‘Barnaby Saves Christmas’

Teens ages 12 to 16 are invited to a Corn Husk Figure workshop at the Whaling Museum, 301 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor on Nov. 15 from 4 to 5 p.m. Discover the origins of corn husk dolls and create a unique one from dried husks for yourself. Light refreshments will be served at this fun drop-off program. $12 per teen. To register, call 367-3418.

Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson will present the holiday favorite, “Barnaby Saves Christmas,” from Nov. 24 to Dec. 30 with a sensory-friendly performance on Nov. 26 at 11 a.m. Come join Santa, Barnaby, Franklynne and all their friends as they learn the true meaning of Christmas, Hanukkah and the holiday season. All seats are $10. To order, call 928-9100 or visit

Little Voyagers

‘Peter and the Wolf’

The Whaling Museum, 301 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor will present a Little Voyagers program for toddler and adult on Nov. 16 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Explore how people like the Pilgrims traveled by ship to discover the New World. Learn fun facts about boats, enjoy story time and create a simple boat to take with you. $12 per pair includes a snack. To register, call 367-3418.

Ballet Long Island, 1863 Pond Road, Ronkonkoma will present “Peter and the Wolf” on Nov. 15 at 11 a.m. and again at 12:15 p.m. and Nov. 18 at 1 p.m. Based on the popular Russian folktale and set to Prokofiev’s world-famous score, this captivating ballet will delight audiences of all ages. Tickets are $18 adults, $9 children and senior citizens. To order, call 737-1964.

All numbers are in (631) area code unless otherwise noted.



Scarecrows descend on Stony Brook Village Center The winners of Ward Melville Heritage Organization’s annual Scarecrow Competition were announced at its 27th annual Halloween Festival on Oct. 31. Over 30 scarecrows were displayed throughout the Stony Brook Village Center during the month of October as visitors voted for their favorites. Congratulations to the following winners, clockwise from above left: Category A – Previous 1st Prize Winners & Professionals 1st place – “Mirror Mirror” by Barbara DeStefano GS Troop 405 2nd place – “The Courageous Lady in Pink” by Linda Hubner Category B – Adults/Families 1st place – “Cheshire Cat” by Natasha Bartley 2nd place – “Au Pair Annie & Kids” by Cindy Garruba 3rd place – “Old Mother Goose” by Emma S. Clark Memorial Library Category C – Children (under 12) 1st place – “Poppy Troll” by Beth Siar of Brownie Troop 873 2nd place – “Pinkalicious” by Lauren McGowan of St. Patrick’s Daisy Troop 2165 3rd place – “Captain Underpants” by Beth Siar of GS Junior Troop 3083 Sponsors Suffolk Center for Speech and Myofunctional Therapy; Samuel R. Taube R.C.S.W.; Sharon Doyle, MS, RN, CS, NPP; J. Robert Quilty, PhD, P.C.; and the Roseland School of Dance helped to make the event possible.

Harbor Ballet Theatre Presents

The Nutcracker

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE Friday December 1st at 8:00 pm Saturday December 2nd at 3:00 & 8:00 pm Sunday December 3rd at 3:00 pm TICKETS NOW ON SALE Performances at Port Jefferson High School All seats $25.00 • Group and Senior rates available

Tickets can be purchased at Harbor Ballet Theatre, 1 Reeves Rd., Port Jefferson or online at or


CALL 631-331-3149 Featuring Guest Artist: Jamie Kopit of The American Ballet Theatre who will be joining us as our enchanting Sugarplum Fairy ©154041


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