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10/31/18 4:30pm


November is a time when Shelter Island quiets down and the season when calendars are marked for festive winter holidays. It’s also a time of deer/vehicle crashes, which those who have had the experience will tell you is nothing to look forward to. (more…)

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10/15/18 12:00pm

Shelter Island Justice Hall in the Center.

recent visitor to Justice Hall told Court Clerk Nancy Kotula this was the first time he’d been inside the small, Greek revival building in the Center.

“That’s a good thing,” Ms. Kotula said, smiling. (more…)

10/04/18 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island's Black Cat Books.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island’s Black Cat Books.

I was at Black Cat Books on North Ferry Road one morning last week when it was raining hammers and nails outside, the torrent thudding against the door that has a sign listing opening and closing hours and, at the bottom, “Other times by chance or appointment.” (more…)

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10/02/18 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Shelter Island Bucks were champions of the Hampton Collegiate Baseball League in 2015.

The Shelter Island Bucks, champions of the Hampton Collegiate Baseball League in 2015, raising the trophy after their victory over Westhampton.

The future of the Shelter Island Bucks, the Island’s franchise in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League (HCBL), is in jeopardy, according to members of the Bucks management team. (more…)