02/18/17 11:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO What is that?

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO What is that?

If you know, let us know. Send your responses to [email protected] or phone at (631) 749-1000, extension 18. (more…)

02/17/17 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Christine Gallagher, former president of the Shelter Island Educational Foundation, with the organization’s new president, JoAnn Kirkland.

COURTESY PHOTO | Christine Gallagher, former president of the Shelter Island Educational Foundation, with the organization’s new president, JoAnn Kirkland.

Reprinted from ‘The Inlet’

BY LUCAS QUIGLEY-DUNNING (grade 9)

The schooner trip, “The Nutcracker,” the opera trip, Broadway shows, trips abroad and to the Grand Canyon, running camps and other individual student enrichment opportunities — Do you know what all of these incredible experiences have in common?

They were paid for in part or in full by generous support from the Shelter Island Educational Foundation (SIEF).  (more…)

02/16/17 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

EVENTS

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16

Young Adult Book Club, meet to discuss great books over snacks. Suggestions for future titles welcome. 2:30 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

Ferry Writers, 5 p.m., Shelter Island Library. Advance registration requested. Email Jocelyn Ozolins at [email protected] or call (631) 749-0042 to register.  (more…)

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02/14/17 8:00am
JOHN CLARE PHOTO Ducks in a row. Dawn Tuesday at West neck Bay.

JOHN CLARE PHOTO Ducks in a row. Dawn Tuesday at West Neck Bay.

With crisp, bright days and especially on bluer-than-blue water or in  a white landscape, the birds of Shelter Island become even more vivid to the careful observer.

Our friend Don Bindler sent us two photos of song birds (see below) he came upon this weekend — a male northern cardinal and white-breasted nuthatch. (more…)