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04/21/14 10:00am

 

PETER BOODY PHOTO |  Susan Schrott shows art journals like those she’ll teach workshop participants to make at the Shelter Island Library.

PETER BOODY PHOTO |
Susan Schrott shows art journals like those she’ll teach workshop participants to make at the Shelter Island Library.

“It’s all come together,” said Susan Schrott, daughter of Shelter Island’s Victor and Leah Friedman, of her personal and professional life ever since she and her husband Jonathan bought a home of their own on Shelter Island, very close to the Fried­mans, late last year. (more…)

04/11/14 8:00am
PETER BOODY PHOTO | Nurse Mary Kanarvogel at the door of her office in the school.

PETER BOODY PHOTO |
Nurse Mary Kanarvogel at the door of her office in the school.

Just about everybody who lives, works or has raised a family on Shelter Island knows Nurse Mary Kanarvogel. She’s been the school nurse for 12 years and her office on the second floor is a magnet for anyone with anything on their minds.

Boyfriend troubles? Cold coming on? Need glasses but there’s no money for them right now? Toothache? Want to play baseball but you don’t have a mitt?

Nurse Mary is the conduit through which the Lions Club as well as individual donors learn what the children of hard-working Island families need. (more…)

04/04/14 5:00pm
PETER BOODY PHOTO |  Dennis Raffelock at home with a bass he’s been playing since his Westbury High School days in the early 1960s.

PETER BOODY PHOTO |
Dennis Raffelock at home with a bass he’s been playing since his Westbury High School days in the early 1960s.

“This story give me the chills,” Shelter Island’s resident bass player, jazz vocalist and North Ferry Captain Dennis Raffelock said as he recalled how fate had kept him out of the Vietnam War. (more…)

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03/28/14 8:00am
PETER BOODY PHOTO | Patricia Quigley at home in front of original artwork by her eldest son, Lucas.

PETER BOODY PHOTO |
Patricia Quigley at home in front of original artwork by her younger son, Bazzy

“I do these things because somebody has to do them,” former Town Justice Patricia Quigley said of her two years of service as president of the PTSA right after she retired from the bench after one term three years ago. (more…)

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03/18/14 1:30pm
PETER BOODY PHOTO | Zoning Board member Neal Raymond, a former deputy county sheriff (in uniform in the photo on the wall behind him) at home with a few of his favorite things.

PETER BOODY PHOTO |
Zoning Board member Neal Raymond, a former deputy county sheriff (in uniform in the photo on the wall behind him) at home with a few of his favorite things.

Take Neal Raymond off Shelter Island and put him on a cruise to St. Kitts. You would not believe how many people come up asking for his autograph because they think he’s Larry David.

“You’ve got to laugh. We had no idea” there was a resemblance, said his wife Cathy. (more…)