COURTESY PHOTO | The All-American volleyball player Kelsey McGayhey, one of the greatest athletes to come out of Shelter Island, flying high for Springfield College in a match this season.
Kelsey McGayhey is now known, she said, as a “NARP.”
“That’s what we call someone whose career is over — a ‘Non-Athletic Regular Person,’” Ms. McGayhey said from the campus of Springfield College last week, where she will graduate in May.
A more suitable description of her is one of the greatest athletes to ever come out of Shelter Island. (more…)
Michel Kramer Metraux, who has a home on Chase Creek, was watching TV last Friday when the program was interrupted by horrific and heartbreaking news from the country of his birth. (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The Town Board work session Tuesday. From left, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Peter Reich and Councilman Ed Brown. Supervisor Jim Dougherty was absent.
A brief Town Board work session Tuesday took up a plan proposed by the Waterways Management Advisory Council to dredge and add pilings at the Silver Beach Lagoon.
The plan would, according to the WMAC, “solve problems with empty slips, old gear in the water, illegal subletting [of town-registered moorings] and boats bumping into each other.” (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Shelter Island Bucks announced Casey Buckley as their new head coach to lead them in defense of their 2015 Hamptons Collegaite Baseball League championship.
The Shelter Island Bucks are not fooling around with a winning strategy.
The 2015 champions of the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League — taking the regular season crown and dominating in the playoffs — have hired Casey Buckley, last season’s pitching coach, as their new head coach for the 2016 summer campaign. (more…)
Freedom of the press? A rare event in Pyongyang, North Korea, where Kenneth Walker, holding a copy of the Reporter, visited last month.
Kenneth Walker has been to the ends of the earth in his travels.
The Dering Harbor resident, an architectural historian, has spent time in the Central Asian countries of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, two of the most out-of-the-way and exotic places in the world. But nothing was remotely like the week of “total immersion” Mr. Walker said he spent last month in North Korea, or, to give the country its official name, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). (more…)