David Roberts: The story of an American immigrant – The Island Now

  By Jimmy Roberts The small town of Khmelnik in central Ukraine is a world away from the sophisticated precincts of Great Neck. But on Nov. 25, 1913, Bessie Rabinowitz gave birth to a healthy baby who was destined to traverse half the globe, by wagon, train, and ship, to end up in Great Neck … Continue reading David Roberts: The story of an American immigrant – The Island Now

Randall Beach: Giving away my Davy Crockett cap made me a better man – The Middletown Press

"The joy project" in our New Haven home is now more than a year old and chugging into 2018 as a renewal of our New Year's resolution.In January of last year, my wife and I, having looked around our "empty nest" at all the unneeded books, DVDs, CDs, clothing and tchotchkes, vowed to begin de-cluttering.Our … Continue reading Randall Beach: Giving away my Davy Crockett cap made me a better man – The Middletown Press