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1. On the Radio: Sustainable East End Explores How To Preserve Shorelines with The Nature Conservancy's Nate Waiwode
Tony Ernst writes that one month after Hurricane Sandy tore through our region, communities are asking questions about how we can adapt to future storms and sea level rise.
2. Growing Up on Long Island
Long Island Museum asks readers what their fondest memories are growing up on Long Island – and what about their hometown has improved in the years since.
3. Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays from The Hamptons Center for Weight Loss
Southampton Hospital provides a list of simple guidelines for eating healthy during the holiday season.
4. Black Is Beautiful!
Last Chance Animal Rescue reports that black dogs are much harder to place than dogs of other colors.
5. Post Mortem: The Sinking of the HMS Bounty
T.J. Clemente provides his thoughts and says the whole story is still being investigated.