Missing Setauket Man Found Alive at Caleb Smith State Park
New York State Park Police on Thursday found Dr. Jerome Nadler, 76, of Setauket, a local doctor who went missing on Labor Day at Caleb Smith State Park Preserve following a fishing outing. With his father listed in serious condition at Thursday afternoon, Matthew Nadler stood outside the hospital to discuss the news that his father , calling it "a miraculous story." "It seemed like a dim possibility," Matthew Nadler said, that his father would be found alive after nearly four days of being lost on the shoreline of Caleb Smith State Park. Patch reported that Nadler was last seen by state park police who allowed him to drive down a paved path at the park on Monday in order to go fly-fishing. A white Subaru and a cell phone belonging to Nadler was found on Labor Day, but searches for the doctor on the holiday and through Tuesday and Wednesday were unsuccessful.
Dozens of community members gathered Friday at the historic U.S. Post Office branch on Main Street in Setauket for : the golden eagle adorning the post office's facade, which had been deteriorating, has been restored and returned to the post office. According to Robert Reuter, president of the Frank Melville Memorial Foundation – the organization that owns the historic building along with the park in which it sits – the restoration took about two months and cost about $5,000 to complete. "It's our responsibility to honor such a landmark. ... It is now as it was in 1941 and today we give it back to the post office and to the community," Reuter said in his remarks.
It's the third frozen yogurt café to open in Three Village in 2012. Opened by Johanna Hernandez, a mother of two who has lived locally for 12 years, Wildberry Yogurt draws from a menu of more than 100 flavors and features 14 self-serve flavors at a time.
While he hasn't been on the job long – since Tuesday, in fact – 's new CEO already likes what he has seen. "[It is] energetic and enthusiastic," Dr. L. Reuven Pasternak said in an interview Tuesday. "... What impresses me about Stony Brook is the emphasis on innovation and discovery." Pasternak took over leadership from acting CEO Fred Sganga, who heads the , after previous CEO Dr. Steven Strongwater resigned.
Over the decades Anne P. Tuttle, a longtime Three Village resident, earned a name for herself as a print-maker, painter and art instructor. Now, the is showing a lifetime retrospective of her art starting Thursday and running through Nov. 13 titled “Anne P. Tuttle – A Life in Art.” The exhibit will span her artistic career from her days as a housewife with an artistic bend to Master Artist working right up until her sudden death last October at the age of 89. Some works are on display for the first time.