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08/10/16 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO The 46th annual World's Longest Sunfish Race, Around Shelter Island, NY is a highlight of the local sailing calendar. (

COURTESY PHOTO The 46th annual World’s Longest Sunfish Race, Around Shelter Island, NY is a highlight of the local sailing calendar.

What started out over four decades ago as a way to drum up publicity for the Southold Yacht Club has become so much more.

The World’s Longest Sunfish Race, Around Shelter Island, is a test of sailing skills, not to mention endurance and patience. (more…)

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02/13/15 12:03pm
New York Times columnist David Carr at last year's WebSummit in Dublin. (Credit: Flickr/WebSummit. http://ow.ly/J17Xg)

New York Times columnist David Carr at last year’s WebSummit in Dublin. (Credit: Flickr/WebSummit. http://ow.ly/J17Xg)

The impact a person can have on someone, even someone that person never met, is extraordinary. That was brought home to me late Thursday night as I considered how someone I had never met gave me a greater appreciation and enthusiasm for what I do for a living.

I was in the process of preparing to post a basketball story to The Suffolk Times’ website when I noticed a picture of The New York Times’ media columnist, David Carr, on his newspaper’s website. Being in a hurry to do what I needed to do, I made a mental note to go back later and check out why Mr. Carr’s photo was up there. I assumed it was a video of a panel discussion he had moderated earlier that evening.

I was wrong. (more…)

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02/15/14 4:26pm

 

GARRET MEADE PHOTO | We are the champions!   three Shelter Island team mates raise high the Suffolk County Class D Championship plaque.

GARRET MEADE PHOTO | We are the champions!
From left, seniors Matthew Dunning, Nathan Mundy and  Matthew BeltCappellino raise high the Suffolk County Class D Championship plaque.

Finally, after all these years, the Shelter Island High School boys varsity basketball team is getting a county championship banner to hang in its gym. (more…)