09/17/18 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO Kara, her husband Rob Madden and their children Laurel and Conor.

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Kara Zarchin, her husband Rob Madden and their children Laurel and Conor.

Kara Zarchin of Shelter Island Heights and Watertown, Connecticut graduated with honors from the University of Connecticut School of Law on May 20, 2018.

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09/16/18 3:00pm
STOCK PHOTO Frank Milano will speak about his time in Zaire as a teacher in the Peace Corps.

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Frank Milano will speak about his time in Zaire as a teacher in the Peace Corps.

“It was the most rewarding time of my life and I wouldn’t trade it for anything,” says Frank Milano about his 1984-1986 Peace Corps experience in Zaire, a time when the country was host to between 65 to 70 Peace Corps volunteers. Zaire is now the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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09/15/18 3:00pm
STOCK PHOTO Ms. Zavatto’s new book offers Island-themed cockail recipes.

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Ms. Zavatto’s new book offers Island-themed cockail recipes.

Not ready to let go of summer yet? September on Shelter Island can sometimes be a sweet dessert after the multi-course menu of June, July and August. Step out on the porch and enjoy a soft breeze while the sun still sparkles on the water. Before you do, though, pick up Amy Zavatto’s book, “Prosecco Made Me Do It,” and fix yourself a refreshing cocktail.

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09/14/18 12:00pm
RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO Mary Lou Eichhorn is the owner of gift shop Cornucopia.

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Mary Lou Eichhorn is the owner of gift shop Cornucopia.

I stopped at Cornucopia on West Neck Road last week looking for a card.

While looking through the selection I began talking with proprietor Mary Lou Eichhorn about this Island gift shop that she keeps open every day. (more…)

09/13/18 2:00pm
ELEANOR P. LaBROZZI PHOTO Women secret agents of WWII will be the topic at Havens Barn on Saturday, September 15

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO
Women secret agents of WWII will be the topic at Havens Barn on Saturday, September 15

A weekly round-up of events and activities on Shelter Island.

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