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07/06/15 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Shelter Island Craft Brewery owner James Hull (right) and family friend Frankie Venezia were hard at working replenishing the beer supply that had been all but exhausted over the July 4 holiday weekend.

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Shelter Island Craft Brewery owner James Hull (right) and  friend Frankie Venezia were hard at working replenishing the beer supply that had been exhausted over the July 4 holiday weekend.

The umbrellas are up outside over the picnic tables — to stay this time — as Shelter Island Craft Brewery finally opened its doors Friday on North Ferry Road with the blessing of both state and federal agencies. (more…)

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07/06/15 2:00pm

 

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO "Kathie,' by Alexandra Corcoran, one of many portraits in her exhibition at Town Hall.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO “Kathie,’ by Alexandra Corcoran, one of many portraits in her exhibition at Town Hall.

Official business at Shelter Island Town Hall is brightened by the work of local artists gracing the meeting room, with a different artist displayed every three months.

At the moment, an exhibition of the work of Alexandra Corcoran greets visitors. Portraits to the left and angular landscapes to the right reflect both a change in Ms. Corcoran’s style as well as her scenery, since  she recently moved back home from well-populated San Diego. (more…)

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07/06/15 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Eddie Haus has his eye on the ball against Southampton in the Bucks 5-0 win over the Breakers at Fiske Field on the Fourth of July.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Eddie Haus has his eye on the ball against Southampton in the Bucks 5-0 win over the Breakers at Fiske Field on the Fourth of July.

A pair of final inning fireworks during a doubleheader at Fiske Field on Sunday evening brought a picturesque Fourth of July weekend on Shelter Island to an appropriate close.

The hometown Bucks won on a walkoff single by Ben Prada in the first game against the Southampton Breakers, before surrendering two runs in a critical seventh inning (doubleheaders in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League are shortened by two innings) en route to a 3-2 loss in the night cap.

The Southampton matchups brought a grueling stretch of four games in three days to a close. The Bucks managed two wins over the weekend, leaving them tied with the Westhampton Aviators atop the HCBL standings with a 17-10 record.

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