06/30/16 2:00pm
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COURTESY PHOTO | Ira Haspel of KK’s the Farm in Southold speaks on “Biodynamic Farming” at the Shelter Island Historical Society on July 2.

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Developed in the early 1920s, biodynamic farming is based on the spiritual insights and practical suggestions of Austrian writer, educator and social activist Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925), whose philosophy is called “anthroposophy.” On Saturday, July 2 at 11 a.m. Ira Haspel of KK’s the Farm in Southold will offer a presentation on “Biodynamic Farming” at the Shelter Island Historical Society’s Havens Barn. Pick up lunch at the on-site farmers market and join the discussion. (more…)

06/30/16 10:00am
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EVENTS

THURSDAY, JUNE 30

Senior citizens trip, Tanger Mall in Deer Park led by Mollie Strugats. Bus leaves Shelter Island at 7:45 a.m. $5. (631) 749-1456.

Catapult making workshop, for kids of all ages, 3 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

“Great Decisions,” “The Rise of Isis,” 5:30 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042. Discussion continues nearby at the home of Kathleen Gerard. RSVP at [email protected] (more…)

06/30/16 9:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Adam Abel and Elizabeth Schrott

COURTESY PHOTO | Adam Abel and Elizabeth Schrott

Elizabeth Berni Schrott, a daughter of Susan and Jonathan Schrott and a granddaughter of Leah and Victor Friedman of Shelter Island, was married Friday, June 10 to Adam Ross Abel, son of Marjorie and Bruce Abel of West Hartford, Connecticut. Rabbi Avrohom Loketch officiated at Wades Beach, the location where the groom proposed. The celebration continued at the Ram’s Head Inn.  (more…)

06/30/16 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | The annual Shelter Island Fireworks show is July 9, 2016.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | The annual Shelter Island Fireworks show is July 9, 2016.

For almost six decades, the annual Shelter Island Fireworks display on Crescent Beach has been a much loved tradition and a veritable rite of passage for anyone who has grown up here.

But in March 2015, the Chamber of Commerce announced it could no longer afford to sponsor the fireworks, and Islanders feared that after 57 consecutive years, the annual pyrotechnics display would be no more. (more…)