01/21/17 3:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Tom Pandolfi performing at Shelter Island Presbyterian Church during the Shelter Island Friends of Music concert on April 23.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Tom Pandolfi performing at Shelter Island Presbyterian Church during the Shelter Island Friends of Music concert on April 23, 2016.

Sometimes, in the bleak midwinter, a reminder of the joys of this Island help lead us to the sunlight of the spring. The recent Shelter Island Reporter review of the major events of 2016 emphasized the lively, committed nature of our people toward making this such a unique place. (more…)

01/19/17 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

EVENTS

THURSDAY, JANUARY 19

Cupcakes and coloring, for kids. 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…)

01/17/17 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | The crew from the Shelter Island Fire Department with their stars, from left, Phil McEnroe, Max Pelletier, Andrew Crittenden, Ron Jernick, Susan Schrott, First Assistant Chief Anthony Reiter, William Rowlend, Tim King, and Herb Sherman Jr. (not present, Brian Lechmanski).

COURTESY PHOTO | The crew from the Shelter Island Fire Department with their stars, from left, Phil McEnroe, Max Pelletier, Andrew Crittenden, Ron Jernick, Susan Schrott, First Assistant Chief Anthony Reiter, William Rowlend, Tim King, and Herb Sherman Jr. (not present, Brian Lechmanski).

To show appreciation for the heroic efforts of Shelter Island and Sag Harbor firefighters in battling the December 16 Main Street fire in Sag Harbor, Island resident Susan Schrott and her family gathered over the holidays to create Stars of Hope for members of both fire departments.  (more…)

01/16/17 4:30pm
Becky Cole

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Becky Cole

According to Merriam-Webster, a soap opera is defined as “a serial drama performed originally on a daytime radio or television program and chiefly characterized by tangled interpersonal situations and melodramatic or sentimental treatment.” Soap opera fans are notoriously loyal to their “stories,” many of which run for years. (more…)