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10/28/14 10:00am

 

BOB DeSTEFANO PHOTO Nicholas Young, 13, has qualified to play in the Suffolk County High School Golf Tournament  in May.

BOB DeSTEFANO PHOTO
Nicholas Young, 13, has qualified to play in the Suffolk County High School Golf Tournament in May.

The varsity golf team finished their season this past week with the Suffolk County High School Golf Tournament held Monday, October 27 at Cherry Creek Golf Club in Riverhead. (more…)

10/25/14 2:00pm
BOB DeSTEFANO

BOB DeSTEFANO

It’s October, which means golfers start looking for warmer weather to enjoy their game. This year was no exception — the 27th straight year that a group of 12 to 20 Island guys have extended their season by going to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (more…)

09/09/14 8:00am
BOB DeSTEFANO

BOB DeSTEFANO

I’ve heard many times: “When you get older, if you can count your true friends on one hand, you are lucky.” (more…)

05/22/14 12:00pm
BOB DeSTEFANO PHOTO | Laura Zavatto with the tools of her trade.

BOB DeSTEFANO PHOTO | Laura Zavatto with the tools of her trade.

I ran into Mike Zavatto, long-time owner of the popular West Neck Market, last week in the IGA.

Now retired, Mike lives in Key West when it gets cold and when things warm up he’s here on Shelter Island. In that brief supermarket meeting, he told me where his true love lies. In Key West, he said, they have signs around the town reminding people to keep paradise clean, and he tells the locals about Shelter Island, a place that really is a paradise. (more…)