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Girl Scout Ainsley Brewer gets fingerprinted by Southold police officer Bill Brewer as Delaney Hudock, Emily Nicholson and Sidney Brewer watch. The Cadettes were working on their Secret Agent badge. (Courtesy photo)

Girl Scout Ainsley Brewer gets fingerprinted by Southold police officer Bill Brewer as Delaney Hudock, Emily Nicholson and Sidney Brewer watch. The Troop 1474 Cadettes were working on their Secret Agent badge. (Courtesy photo)

Starting a new year with joyful news is my favorite part of writing this column. It’s been a tough year for many, and being able to kick off 2017 with good news is a perfect way to help us count our blessings and look forward to the future.

Babies make everyone smile! On Facebook, I saw the incredible smile on Owen Luke Zuhoski’s face, which made me giggle out loud. Owen was welcomed into the open arms of his parents, Grace and Ian, at 10:56 a.m. Dec. 26. He was a whopping 9 pounds, 7 ounces and 21.9 inches long. May God bless Owen as he brings joy to all who love him! (more…)

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A friend told me that in numerology, 2017 (numbers adding up to 10, thus 1), means the year will be all things positive, with 2016, added up to 9, being the end. It’s interesting; Google it. So I was in an upbeat mode until this first week brought multiple deaths, a horrific event at the Fort Lauderdale airport and a foot of snow, accompanied by icy roads and auto accidents. I guess the long and short of it is, one day at a time and what will be will be. I hope that doesn’t sound too clichéd. Happy 2017. (The days are getting longer.)

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Charles Reichert

When Southold Town needed a generator for its emergency storm shelter, Southold and Greenport IGA owner Charles Reichert was there to help. When the local police department needed upgrades to its dispatch room to help keep officers and emergency personnel safe, Mr. Reichert was there, too.

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