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Annabelle Woodward

08/17/18 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTOS Kerry Kearney.

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Kerry Kearney.

On August 19, renowned blues musicians Kerry Kearney and Jack Licitra will perform at the Dering Harbor Inn for a pro-bono “Blues Afternoon” concert in honor of longtime Island resident Beau Gage, who died in April of 2017.

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08/17/18 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Art work by local artist and ARTSI participant Janet Culbertson.

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Art work by local artist and ARTSI participant Janet Culbertson.

On August 18 and 19, from noon to 5 p.m., the Artists of Shelter Island (ARTSI) group will host its ninth annual pro bono open studio visit. Fourteen local artists of various disciplines and styles will welcome visitors to their studios and see their latest works.

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08/15/18 10:00am
ANNABELLE WOODWARD PHOTO Shelter Island Town engineering intern Andrei Oraseanu at Town Hall Tuesday.

ANNABELLE WOODWARD PHOTO Shelter Island Town engineering intern Andrei Oraseanu at Town Hall Tuesday.

Andrei Oraseanu, 23, the Shelter Island’s intern this summer in the office of Town Engineer John Cronin, gave a report of his work before the Town Board at Tuesday’S work session. Mr. Oraseanu’s time was dedicated to research and mapping all aspects of water on the Island and cataloguing information for the department and future interns. One of his accomplishments was gauging what would be needed to protect the pavilion at Wades Beach from traffic and recommending the handsome boulders that now ring the structure next to the parking lot.

The Reporter caught up with Mr. Oraseanu after his presentation. (more…)

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08/15/18 8:00am
ANABELLE WOODWARD PHOTO From left, Gary Mangus, Bob Meyers, and Mimi Meyers stand on Conkling Point holding the 10-foot plank of wood that is suspected to be a piece of Badger.

ANNABELLE WOODWARD PHOTO From left, Gary Mangus, Bob Meyers, and Mimi Meyers stand on Conkling Point, with Shelter Island behind them, holding the 10-foot plank of wood that is suspected to be a piece of Badger.

Greenport resident Mimi Meyers was walking her dog on Conkling Point Tuesday about 9 a.m. with her grandson, Bob Meyers, 10, when she nearly tripped over a 10-foot plank of varnished mahogany. (more…)

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08/14/18 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO World-renowned violinist and Perlman Music Program alumnus Stephen Waarts returns to the Island for a concert this Saturday evening.

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World-renowned violinist and Perlman Music Program alumnus Stephen Waarts returns to the Island for a concert this Saturday evening.

When 13-year-old Perlman Music Program (PMP) student Stephen Waarts arrived on Shelter Island in 2010, he remembers feeling “totally overwhelmed by it all.” (more…)